Dancing Lessons at Gravesend

Dance Classes

DARNLEY SCHOOL OF DANCING ~ GRAVESEND, KENT

If you have a budding dancer now is the time to start baby ballet/ modern. If you only do ballet come along on Thursdays to try tap and modern, the first week is free. Coming soon – Silver swans ballet for the over 50s / Adult jazz.

Private lessons (ie. singing / Festival) by arrangement. Other lessons by request.

Dance classes fees: Baby Ballet £60.00 per term / All other classes £72.00 per term

Discount on: four – five lessons per wk – 5% /six or more per wk – 10%

All terms are 12 weeks. All classes must be paid for, there will be no reduction for missed classes except if cancelled by the school (in which case additional times will be arranged).

Dance Uniforms: We can provide full dance uniforms for all needs and sizes.
For all dance uniforms & accessories: Please see here.

Dance Styles

Ballet Dancing

Bring your budding ballerina along on Saturdays for Baby Ballet. R.A.D exams for all ages. Beginner Ballet for 14 and over.

RAD Registered Teacher

Tap Dancing

If you only do Ballet come along and do Tap and Modern. All our classes are filled with fun and energy. Lessons are geared towards taking the ISTD exam.

Imperial Society Of Teachers Of Dancing Registered Member

Modern Dancing

Modern Dance includes Limbering classes and students will take I.S.T.D exams.

Jazz Dancing

Our fun Jazz class offers free expression of movement and students can take I.S.T.D exams and medal tests.

Dance Classes Times

Tuesday

4.00pm – Pre Primary Ballet / Tap
5.00pm – Grade One Ballet
6.00pm – Grade Three Ballet
7.00pm – Grade Six Ballet
8.00pm – Point Work
8.00pm – Adult Ballet

Wednesday

9.30am – Silver Swans (see more below)
5.00pm – 6.00pm – Modern for 10 years & over
5.00pm – Primary Ballet
6.00pm – Grade Two Ballet
7.00pm – Adult Tap

Thursday

4.30pm – Grade Four Tap
4.30pm – 5.30pm – Modern for 5 years & over
5.30pm – Grade Four Modern
5.30pm – Grade Five Tap
6.30pm – Limbering
6.30pm – Grade Two Tap
7.30pm – Grade Six Modern

Saturday

8.15am – 9.00am – Hollie’s Fitness (New class for adults early morning fitness class to start your weekend of to a good start. See below for all contact details.
9.00am – 9.45am – Baby Ballet (for your budding ballerina)
10.00am -11.00am – Musical Theatre
11.00am -11.45am – Pre Primary Ballet (For those who can’t make the Tuesday lesson)
11.30am -12.30am – Senior Musical Theatre

Silver Swans

Starting September

We are hoping to start Silver Swans classes in September 2020. Classes will be on a Wednesday morning at 9.30am at Shears Green Community Centre.

For more classes & information see below for all contact details.

Reach Us.

Shears Green Community Centre
Westcott Avenue
Gravesend, Kent
DA11 7HP

 

01634 714139

07702 871406

 

Principle: Miss Susan Stidworthy
Registered: RAD ISTD BATD IDTA teacher

Get in touch.

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NEW TEMPORARY LOCATION & TIMES

We are still waiting for Shears Green to open, so I have found us a temporary hall in Istead Rise.

The Memorial Hall
Lewis Road
DA13 9JQ

Starting Saturday 26th September. 
We can’t start normal times so timetable as follows:
 

SATURDAY ~ The Memorial Hall

  • 10.30 Musical Theatre - Drama (Miss Hollie)
  • 11.30 Ballet (Miss Susan)
  • 11.30 Isla Private Lesson (Miss Hollie)
  • 12.00 Freya Private Lesson (Miss Hollie)
  • 12.30 Grade 4 Ballet
  • 12.30 Ellie Private Lesson (Miss Hollie)

 

    TUESDAY ~ The Memorial Hall

  • 4.30 Primary Ballet
  • 5.30 Grade 3 Ballet
  •  
    The Annex Istead Rise Community Centre

  • 7.00-8.15 Grade 7 Ballet and Point Work

 

    WEDNESDAY ~ The Memorial Hall

  • 4.30 Modern
  • 5.30 Grade 1 Ballet
  • 6.30 Grade 4 Ballet

 

    THURSDAY ~ The Memorial Hall

  • 4.30 Grade 3 Tap
  • 5.00 Limbering
  • 6.00 Grade 5 Modern

 

    FRIDAY ~ The Memorial Hall

  • 4.30 Grade 6 Tap
  • 5.30 Inter Modern

 

FEES

£6.00 per lesson
£12.00 per private lesson
 

PAYMENT

Bacs, Lloyds Bank
S DEGEN 02154529 30-93-60
Cheques and cash in envelope with students name
 

TERM DATES

26th September 2020 - 12th December 2020
Half Term
27th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

 
There will be cleaning in between each class and private singing will use another room.
Everything the same as safeguarding policy as found on web site.
No outdoor shoes, no bare feet in hall, only dance shoes. uniform, come ready dressed no loose hair (in a bun).
Bring your own water bottle.
Please confirm you are going to attend by email.

Hope to see you all Saturday 26th
Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday classes will start 29th September
SUSAN
 


 

SAFEGUARDING POLICY NOW AVAILABLE

Download: Safeguarding Policy
 

COVID RULE OF SIX UPDATE ~ 23rd Sept

Please see following clarification from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing
Download letter