Hp Blackbirds and Kites

Class Times

Blackbirds (Mixed classes)

Monday – Memorial Hall – 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Saturday – Hodgson Hall – 11am – 12pm

Optional Gymnastic dance class – Memorial Hall/ Hodgson Hall – Monday 4pm – 4.30pm, Saturday 12pm – 12.30pm

Kites (Street Dance)

Wednesday – Memorial Hall – 4.15pm – 5pm


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You will receive full termly invoices for all the classes that your child/children take part in and can pay them off in full or in instalments!

Payments should be made as normal, either via CASH in a labelled envelope of via BACS. Please see below for details…


ACC NO 62542610
SORT CODE 09 01 29

Uniform Requirements

The Blackbirds have a set uniform which consists of a black leotard, black leggings, jazz shoes, ballet shoes and black tap shoes. Children can also order an assortment of black HSOD embroidered items if desired but this is optional. Street dance students have no set uniform, however HSOD embroidered items can also be ordered. Children should come to lesson in appropriate dance wear and street dance students are expected to have black dance shoes/trainers for exams and shows.
To place a uniform order with us please visit our online shop..



Exam groups and dates

Exam dates are as follows…

**Please note that not every class will participate in all exam sessions. Confirmation of which ones each class will take part in will be confirmed nearer the time. Please therefore have all dates in the diary**

Saturday 20th July 2024- Blackbirds Grade 2 Modern

Extra Exam Information

Please note that all children under secondary school age will need to be accompanied by an adult for the duration of their allocated time. Changing areas should remain female only and all students should arrive ready with hair and make up complete. Food and refreshments will be available on the day. All costumes should be left at the venue after the exam.

Saturday 20th July 2024

Please note there will be no normal/ gym lessons on this day.

Blackbirds Grade 2 Modern

There will be a Friday rehearsal for this exam on the 19th July 2024. Attendance to this rehearsal is very important. All blackbirds are to attend at 4:15pm-5:15pm.

All blackbirds should wear their black leggings, black leotards, black socks and jazz shoes for this exam. Hair should be complete in a French Plait or a Very Neat Low Plait before arriving. No makeup should be worn for this exam.

Attendance times:

9:30am-10:30am: Amelia, Ayda, Daniella, Alexandra, Emma

11:30am-12:45pm: Lara, Ariana, Erin, Sia

Additional Information

Please see Student Resource page for all theory questions.

Each year a themed dancing show is staged for family and friends of the pupil.

Dress Rehearsal and Photoshoot


Show Instructions