McAlpine Dance Studio

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Longfield Hall, 50 Knatchbull Road, London SE5 9QY

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NEWSLETTER 
Spring 2019



Spring Term Dates

Term Starts - Saturday 12th January 2019
Term Ends   -    Saturday 30th March 2019
Half Term  -  Monday 18th  to  Sunday 24th February


Welcome back to the Spring term at McAlpine Dance.
We hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year.


25th Anniversary “Reflections” show at Longfield Hall
A huge thanks for all of our parents and friends who supported us for the shows in the Autumn.
The whole school was involved in the three performances and everyone performed magnificently, from our two and a half year olds right up to our adult dancers - an amazing total of 20 adult tappers performed with terrific energy.
It was such a wonderful experience to have been part of the Autumn season at Longfield Hall. The lighting and sound transformed the hall into a truly magical venue. Seeing our little ducklings "evolve" into the Swan Lake act two swans’ entrance was a delight.
Let’s keep
Longfield Hall on the map by continuing to support it!

RAD exams - Thursday 14th March.
We have a day of Ballet exams booked on 14th March and we will be entering our Grade 8s, Intermediates and some of the lower grades for exams or class awards.
Please speak to me if you have any questions. And please ensure your forms are completed in the first week of term if you are being entered for an exam.

Timetable changes:
Please check our website for timetable changes. Saturday changes in particular are below:
 

Saturday Main HallSaturday Lower Hall
09.15-10.00 Pre Primary In Dance (5 years)09.30-10.00 Private lesson
10.00-11.00 Grade 2 progressing to Grade 3 10.00-11.00 Private lessons
11.00-12.00 Grade 1 11.15-12.00 Primary In Dance (6 years)
12.00-13.00 Grade 4 12.05-12.50 Stage Club 1&2
13.00-14.00 Grade 4 progressing to Grade 513.00-14.00 Drama
14.00-15.30 Intermediate/Advanced Ballet 14.00-15.00 Stage Club 3
15.30-16.30 Lyric Jazz/Contemporary15.15-16.15 Intermediate Foundation

News of Amy Lewis
While Amy is taking a break from teaching our Drama, Stage Club 3 and Lyric jazz classes, we are delighted that Phoebe Sirett Harrison will be coming in to run her classes.
Both Phoebe and Maria-Jose Fernandez Cea have been students with McAlpines since they were very young and we are delighted that they will be teaching for us this term.

Please let me know by email louisa@mcalpinedance.com or by phone 07780907375 if you are missing class or running late etc. It really helps us!

Best wishes,

A pdf of this newsletter is available here

 

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