Hp Seniors and Senior Street

Class Times

Seniors (Mixed classes)

Monday – Seniors lesson – Memorial Hall/ Hodgson Hall – 7.45pm – 9pm

Saturday – Seniors lesson – Memorial Hall/ Hodgson Hall – 2.30pm – 3.45pm

Saturday – Optional additional Pointe class – Memorial Hall – 1.45pm – 2.30pm

Saturday – Optional additional Gymnastic dance class – Memorial Hall – 3.45pm – 4.30pm

 

Senior Street (Street Dance)

Wednesday – Hodgson Hall – 7.15pm – 8pm

Payment

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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…

NAME – HIGHAMS SCHOOL OF DANCING

ACC NO 62542610
SORT CODE 09 01 29

Uniform Requirements

The Seniors have a set uniform which consists of a black leotard, black leggings, Jazz shoes, ballet shoes and black tele tone 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..

ONLINE SHOP

 uniform@highamsschoolofdancing.com

Next Exam

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**

Friday 19th July 2024- Senior Street Dance Award/ Seniors 3 Dance Award

Saturday 20th July 2024- Seniors 3 Dance Award

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.

Friday 19th July 2024

Street Dance Award

Please arrive ready in the costume which will be given out prior to the exam with hair in a high pony and makeup complete. Please provide black socks, black trainers/ jazz shoes. Make up should be worn for this exam. Please note all costumes must be left at the venue so please bring a spare change of clothes.

Attendance times:

5pm-5:45pm: Astrid, Emel, Lily, Florrie, Audrey

Seniors 3 Dance Award:

Please arrive ready in the first costume which is the group dance and bring the other costumes to change into. All costumes will be given out prior to the exam day. Hair should be in a high pony for the group dance but will need to be up in a bun after, makeup should be complete upon arrival. Please provide black Tap shoes, ballet shoes and Jazz Shoes. Please leave all costumes at the venue so please bring a spare change of clothes.

Attendance times:

5:45pm-8pm: Florrie, Erin, Leah

5:45pm-8:15pm: Freya, Eliza, Emel, Eva Audrey

 

Saturday 20th July 2024

Please note there will be NO normal, gym or pointe lessons on this day.

Street Dance Award

Please arrive ready in the costume which will be given out prior to the exam with hair in a high pony and makeup complete. Please provide black socks, black trainers/ jazz shoes. Make up should be worn for this exam. Please note all costumes must be left at the venue so please bring a spare change of clothes.

Attendance times:

10am-10:50am: Eliza, Freya, Aimee, Leah, Darcy, Maisie

Seniors 3 Dance Award:

Please arrive ready in the first costume which is the group dance and bring the other costumes to change into. All costumes will be given out prior to the exam day. Hair should be in a high pony for the group dance but will need to be up in a bun after, makeup should be complete before arriving. Please provide black Tap shoes, ballet shoes and Jazz Shoes. Please leave all costumes at the venue so please bring a spare change of clothes.

Attendance times:

11:15am-2:15pm: Aimee, Maisie, Darcy, Lily, Astrid

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

Show Instructions

SHOWTIME

Thursday 20th June 2024

Thursday 20th June 2024 is our Technical Rehearsal at the Harlow Playhouse, this day is usually all the students favourite. The children are to be dropped off at the Stage Door Entrance which is located round the back of the theatre through the staff car park. Please only arrive at your allocated time which can be found below. Here the children will be met by their chaperone who will sign them in and take them into the venue and look after them for the duration, please note that no parents are allowed back stage unless chaperoning. All students should wear their dance uniform and are to bring all their dance shoes which should be clearly labelled in their dance bag. NO COSTUMES SHOULD BE BROUGHT ON THIS DAY. Please provide plenty of drinks and snacks for your child for the duration. PLEASE ENSURE NO FOODS WHICH CONTAIN NUTS ARE GIVEN. Once the children have finished they will be brought back out to the stage door where they will be signed out by their chaperone. Please note that due to being on a tight running schedule we may be running a little late so please bear with us and we thank you for your patience in advance.

Attendance times for Thursday 20th June at Harlow Playhouse can be found below…

4:10pm-8:30pm (8:45pm if in gym, 9pm if in Street)

Show Nights 21st June- 22nd June 2024:

Please make sure your child arrives ready in their HERCULES costume with hair and makeup complete on both show days. Please note this may be different to the costume they arrived in on the Photoshoot however all costume details remain the same. Students should be dropped and signed in as above. Each performance should last roughly 2.5 hours and students will need to be collected as above. We will do our best to get the younger students out first and your patience with this is much appreciated.

Students need to have all costumes and shoes clearly labelled, please also provide a black bag with your child’s name on so they can put all their costumes, shoes and accessories in it and take them home to replenish and sort ready for the next day. No costumes are to be left at the theatre overnight. Please also make sure your child has plenty of food and drink (NO NUTS) and please limit the sugar :).

 

Costumes…..

Please ensure that no nail varnish is worn, earrings are removed and no tattoos are on show.

Please ensure that all hair is well secured and gelled/hair sprayed so it is very neat.

Alice in Wonderland – Random Tea party outfit, black socks if applicable, black jazz shoes/black tap shoes, bright Tea party makeup, hair of own choice but something wacky as discussed. Pointe dance – if you do not have tights then please provide skin colour socks to wear with pointe shoes.

Hercules – Muses – blue dress over black dance leggings black socks and jazz shoes. Hair high pony with gold tube clip around it. Arm jewellery and and necklace.

Hercules – Emma – outfit worn over black leggings and hair loose. Astrid – outfit worn over black leggings and hair in bun. Aimee – outfit worn over black leggings, hair down.

Hercules – boys and girls  tunic over black and whit leggings, hair in 2 plaits (just low not french). Please match hair bands on plaits to hair colour.

All with black socks and jazz shoes and Make up.

Jamie – Please wear black leggings and black socks and Jazz shoes for all all dances. For the seniors dance please wear your coloured hooded top and then your Sparkly top/dress for the gymnastics and street dance song. Hair should be in a HIGH pony tail.

 

Please find below the attendance times for both show days:

Friday 21st- 5:30pm

Saturday 22nd- 1:00pm

During the break between the Saturday shows we are giving parents the option of signing their children out. They will need to be signed out by their parents at the stage door at 4:45pm. Parents will need to let us know in advanced if they wish to do so, please do this via email no later than Thursday 20th June. Please bring your child back by 5:45pm so they can get themselves settled and ready for the next performance. Again this is optional so as always the children are more than welcome to stay with us and their chaperones during the break. Children over the age 16 will be allowed to sign themselves out after the Matinee Show and return for the evening performance.

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