Dance

What dance can offer

  • Dance promotes confidence, co-ordination, awareness, exercise, posture, discipline, creativity and the joy of dance
  • Parents are invited to watch classes each term
  • Year 4+ work towards achieving dance colours
  • Year 5 and 6 have a choreography competition
  • The dancers get the opportunity to perform at school events
  • From Year 4, ballet dancers are invited to take ballet exams
  • Copthill take part in Love to Dance shows at the Cresset Theatre every two years
  • Close association with Welland School of Dancing

The Royal Academy of Dance syllabus offers an internationally recognised portfolio of examinations and assessments designed to encourage, motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities, outlining a progressive structure for learning and achievement in dance.

Dance class payment and uniform

The cost of dance lessons at Copthill are as follows:

Ballet                     –      £52.00 per term

Tap & Modern      –      £55.00 per term

Both of above       –      £85.00 per term

If your child attends both Ballet and Tap & Modern there is a 20% discount. The cost is reviewed each January. There is a set uniform for both classes, details can be found in a form that can be obtained in the school reception,

or contact Miss Debbie Shuttleworth: debbie.shuttleworth@copthill.com

Dance Timetable 2017/18

Time
Year group
Monday
BALLET
10:30 – 11:00am
Nursery & Pre school
BALLET
11:00 – 11:30am
Reception
BALLET
11:30 – 12:00pm
Year 1
TAP and MODERN
12:00 – 12:40pm
Year 2 & 3
BALLET
12:40 – 1:10pm
Year 5 & 6
BALLET
1:10 – 1:40pm
Year 4
Thursday
BALLET
12:00 – 12:30pm
Year 2 & 3
DANCE CLUB
12:30 – 1:00pm
Year 5 & 6
TAP and MODERN
1:00 – 1:40pm
Year 4, 5 & 6
ADULT TAP
2:15 – 3:00pm
Adults
TAP and MODERN
3:20 – 4:00pm
Year 1

(& Reception after Feb ½ Term)