Summer 2014 Term Dates

The dates for the summer 2014 term are:

Tuesday April 22nd to Saturday May 24th

Monday June 2nd to Monday July 7th

Please note there are NO classes on Monday May 5th, these will be made up on Monday July 14th

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Show 2014 – Congratulations

Congratulations to all the dancers for putting on such wonderful performances on Saturday. You were all exceptional.

Thanks also to everyone who helped in any way, it wouldn’t be possible with all of you.

The retiring collection raised £350 for SeeSaw so again many thanks to all.

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Show 2014 – Sold Out

I’m sorry but the both performances of the show are now sold out.

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Show 29 March 2013

Please can you arrive at Wychwood School for 3.30pm with make-up and hair done and with all of your costumes so that we can make a prompt start at 4pm.

Please also bring some water to drink and a snack to have between the two performances.

I’m sorry but there is no parking at all on the premises.

Good luck to everyone.

Running order

Act 1
1. Senior Modern
2. Grade 4 and 5 Ballet
3. Grade 1 Tap
4. Nursery Ballet
5. Grade 2 and 3 Ballet
6. Grade 6 and Advanced Tap
7. Grade 4 and 5 Modern
8. Primary Ballet
9. Grade 2 and 3 Tap
10. Grade 7 and 8 Ballet
11. Grade 4 Tap
12. Adult Tap

Act 2
1. Grade 3 and 4 Modern
2. Pre-Primary Ballet
3. Advanced Tap Duet
4. Grade 1 and 2 Modern
5. Intermediate Foundation Ballet
6. Advanced Ballet
7. Intermediate Ballet
8. Jazz Duet
9. Intermediate Pointe
10. Grade 1 Ballet
11. Silver Jazz
12. Senior Modern

Finale

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Class Changes Week Beginning 24th March

Classes Week Beginning Monday 24th March 2014

Monday

4.45 – 6.00      Intermediate Foundation Ballet

6.00 – 6.30      Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Ballet

6.30 – 7.15      Intermediate Ballet

7.15 – 8.00      Pilates

8.15 – 9.30      Advanced Ballet

Tuesday

3.45 – 4.15      Nursery

4.15 – 5.15      Grade 1 Ballet – Red Red Robin

5.15 – 6.00      Grade 7/8 Ballet – Lavender

6.00 – 6.20      Jazz Duet – Red Light

6.30 – 7.30      Grade 5 Ballet & Pirates (Grade 4 Also)

7.30 – 7.50      5 Colours

Wednesday

4.00 – 4.45      Primary Ballet

4.45 – 5.15      Grade 1/2 Modern & Grade 1 Tap

5.15 – 6.00      Grade 2/3 Tap – Brown Eyed Girl

6.00 – 6.30      Grade 4 Tap – Green Door

6.30 – 7.15      Advanced, Intermediate & Grade 6 Tap

7.15 – 8.00      Advanced Adults

8.00 – 8.45      Improvers Tap – Sweet Georgia Brown

Thursday

3.45 – 4.30      Pre-Primary Ballet

4.30 – 5.30      Grade 2 & 3 Ballet

5.30 – 6.00      Black or White

6.00 – 6.45      Grade 3 Ballet

6.45 – 7.30      Grade 4 Ballet

7.30 – 8.15      Senior Modern

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Show Dress Run

Running order for dress run on 23 March 2014

Act 1
1. Senior Modern
2. Grade 4 and 5 Ballet
3. Grade 1 Tap
4. Grade 2 and 3 Ballet
5. Grade 6 and Advanced Tap
6. Grade 4 and 5 Modern
7. Primary Ballet
8. Grade 2 and 3 Tap
9. Grade 7 and 8 Ballet
10. Grade 4 Tap
11. Nursery Ballet
12. Adult Tap

Finale
Act 2
1. Grade 3 and 4 Modern
2. Pre-Primary Ballet
3. Advanced Tap Duet
4. Grade 1 and 2 Modern
5. Intermediate Foundation Ballet
6. Advanced Ballet
7. Intermediate Ballet
8. Jazz Duet
9. Intermediate Pointe
10. Grade 1 Ballet
11. Silver Jazz Five
12. Senior Modern

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Show Rehearsals

Saturday March 22nd Show Rehearsals
Wychwood School
74 Banbury Road
Oxford
OX2 6JR

The show rehearsals will take place at Wychwood school (Note change of venue) on Saturday 22nd March as detailed below. Please ensure you arrive 20 minutes before the scheduled time in case we are running early. Children will need to be dropped off and collected on time, they will need to be signed in and out in the reception area next to the hall and I will have chaperones available to look after the younger ones. Please be aware that parents will not be allowed into the auditorium.

There will be no food allowed in the hall but bottled water will be allowed.

1000 – 1045 Nursery & Pre-Primary Ballet
1045 – 1145 Primary Ballet, Grade 1 Ballet, Grade 2/3 Ballet
1145 – 1230 Grade 1 Tap, Grade 2/3 Tap and Grade 1/2 Modern
1230 – 1315 Grade 4 Tap, Grade 3/4 Modern and Grade 4/5 Modern
1315 – 1345 Grade 4/5 Ballet, 5 Colours quartet
1345 – 1415 Adult Tap
1415 – 1445 Pointe Work – Susie
1445 – 1515 Grade 7/8 Ballet
1515 – 1600 Grade 6/Intermediate/Advanced Tap and Tap Duet
1600 – 1700 Grade 6/Intermediate/Advanced Modern and Modern Duet
1700 – 1800 Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Ballet

Dress Run Sunday March 23rd
Wychwood School

1000 – 1200 Act 1
1215 – 1245 Finale, everyone needs to be there for this
1300 – 1500 Act 2

I will let you know the running order as soon as I can.

Paula Nattrass
Principal

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Changes to Classes for Show Rehearsals

Alterations to normal classes for Show RehearsalsThe are various changes to classes on some Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays to allow for work on the show dances, full details can be found HERE

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New Year 2014

Happy New Year to you all and I hope you all had a great Christmas.

The dates for the Spring term are:

Monday January 13th to Saturday February 15th

and

Monday February 24th to Saturday March 29th

Please note that the classes at the United Reformed Church Hall in Summertown at 2pm and 3pm on a Saturday will begin on January 11th. There are NO classes at St. Aloysius on January 11th.

Invoices for this term should be sent out this weekend.

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Examination Results – Summer 2013

Congratulations to all who took and passed their RAD and ISTD examinations last summer. The results who a fantastic achievement and a testament to the hard work you all put in.

In total there were 15 distinctions and 5 merits in ISTD examinations and 9 distinctions and 10 merits in RAD examinations. In additions there were 13 pupils who successfully passed their RAD class awards.

Well done to everyone.

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