Hp Sparrows and Buzzards

Class Times

Sparrows (Mixed classes)

Saturday – Memorial Hall – 10am – 11am

Saturday – Optional Gymnastic dance class – Memorial Hall – 9am – 9.45am (15 minute rest)

Buzzards (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 Sparrows have a set uniform which consists of a black leotard, black leggings, 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..



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**

Saturday 20th July 2024- SPARROWS LESSON 10am-11am in Room 5. NO Gym Lesson On This Day.

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.

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

Show Instructions



Please note that ALL sparrows will take part in all 3 show performances!

Buzzards only 

ALL 3 Performances – Georgia and Jada

Saturday 22nd June 2024 (Evening) – Mariella

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…

4pm-6:30pm (6:50pm if in street /gym)- All Sparrows

5:15pm-6:50pm- Buzzards Only


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 :).



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 – Each child should have a mini Alice outfit , hair should be in 2 plaits (normal or French) with HAIR COLOUR HAIR BANDS. Make up can be worn if desired. They should wear black socks and black tap shoes for the Sparrows dance and black socks and black trainers for the street dance. For the gym dance they should remove shoes and socks and their hair bow.

Hercules – Each child should have a mini Hercules t shirt and skirt. Please wear this with black leggings. A head accessory will be there on the day for you. Hair should be as above. Ballet shoes should be worn with ballet socks for the sparrows dance and black socks and black trainers for the street dance.


Please find below the attendance times for both show days:

Friday 21st- All Sparrows and Buzzards (street dance only students – Jada and Georgia Only) 6pm

Saturday 22nd Matinee – All Sparrows, Buzzards (street dance only students – Jada and Georgia Only) 1:30pm

Saturday 22nd Evening- Buzzards Only (street dance only students – Jada, Georgia and Mariella) – 6:10pm

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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