Classes

2016-17

  • Pre-Primary Ballet: dancing games for 3–5 year-olds.
  • Primary Ballet develops the skills already learned and introduces more formal elements of dance training. For 5–7 year-olds.
  • General Grades build a foundation of classical ballet technique along with free movement and character dance.
  • Higher Grades develop the artistry of the student through increasingly complex and demanding choreography.
  • Vocational Grades are designed for the serious and talented student who may wish to pursue a career in ballet.
  • Modern (including Tap) allows children and students to explore another style of theatrical dance, expressing themselves more freely and to a wide range of contemporary music.

Pre-Primary Ballet

Pre-Primary: 30-minute lessons

  • Mondays 15.30 – 16.00 Islip Village Hall (address/map)
  • Saturdays 11.00 – 11.30 (age 3-4) St Alban’s Church Hall (address/map)
  • Saturdays 11.00 – 11.30  (age 4-5) Oxford Spires Academy

Primary Ballet

Primary: 45-minute lessons

  • Mondays 16.00 – 16.30 Islip Village Hall (address/map)
  • Saturdays 11.40 – 12.25 (age 5 – 6 “Primary B”) St Alban’s Church Hall (address/map)
  • Saturdays 12.30 – 13.15 (age 6 – 7  “Primary A”) St Alban’s Church Hall (address/map)

General Ballet Grades

Grade 1:

  • Mondays 16.30 – 17.15 Islip Village Hall (address/map)
  • Saturdays 9.30 – 10.30 St Alban’s Church Hall (address/map)
  • Saturdays 10.00 – 11.00 Oxford Spires Academy (for children starting grade 1)(address/map)

Grade 2:

  • Saturdays 11.30 – 12.30  Oxford Spires Academy  (address/map)
  • Wednesdays 4.30 – 5.15 Rye St Antony School (exam coaching)

Grade 3:

  • Saturdays 11.45 – 13.00 St Andrew’s C of E Primary School
  • Tuesdays 17.00 – 18.00 (exam coaching)  Oxford Spires Academy  (address/map)

Grade 4:

  • Saturdays 10.30 – 11.45 St Andrew’s C of E Primary School
  • Thursdays 17.15 – 18.15 Rye St Antony School

Grade 5:

  • Saturdays 13.00 – 14.00  Oxford Spires Academy  (address/map)
  • Thursdays 17.00 – 18.15 Rye St Antony School

Higher Ballet Grades

Grade 6:

  • Tuesdays 18.00 – 19.15 (for all grade 6s) Oxford Spires Academy
  • Wednesdays 17.15  –  18.00 (exam coaching)  Rye St Antony School (address/map)
  • Wednesdays 18.00 – 19.15  Grade 6 (starting the grade)   Rye St Antony

Grade 7 & 8 Ballet:   currently no classes

Vocational Ballet Grades

Intermediate Foundation

  • Wednesdays 16.30 – 17.45 Rye St Antony School (address/map)
  • Fridays 17.00 – 18.15 Oxford Spires Academy (address/map)
  • Saturdays 9.15 – 10.30 St Andrew’s C of E Primary School, London Road
  • Sundays 13.00- 14.15  Rye St Antony School  (address/map)  (primarily exam coaching)

Intermediate

  • Mondays 17.45 – 19.00  St Andrew’s C of E Primary School
  • Wednesdays 17.45 – 19.30 Rye St Antony School (address/map)
  • Fridays 18.15 – 19.30   Oxford Spires Academy (address/map)
  • Saturdays 15.30 – 16.45  St Andrew’s C of E Primary School

Advanced Foundation/ Adv 1:

  • Tuesdays 19.15 – 20.45   (includes Pointe)  Oxford Spires Academy (address/map)
  • Wednesdays 18.45 – 20.45  Rye St Antony School (address/map)
  • Fridays 19.30 – 21.00 (includes Pointe)  Oxford Spires Academy  (address/map)

Advanced 1 – 2:

  • Mondays 19.00 – 20.30 St Andrew’s C of E Primary School
  • Thursdays 18.15 – 20.15 (includes 30 minutes pointe)  Rye St Antony School (address/map)

Adult Ballet:

  • Wednesdays 19.30 – 20.45  (Rye St Antony School)

Modern/Tap

Grade 1 Tap Saturdays 10.30 – 11.00 St Albans Church Hall (address/map)

Grade 2 Modern  Saturdays 12.30 – 13.00 Oxford Spires Academy

Grade 3 & 4 Modern/Tap/Musical Theatre  Saturdays 13.00 – 14.30 St Andrew’s C of E Primary School

Grade 5/IF modern & Tap (new class) 14.30 – 15.30 St Andrew’s C of E Primary School

Intermediate/Advanced Jazz  Saturdays 17.30 – 18.0  St Andrew’s C of E Primary School

IF/Intermediate Tap Saturdays 16.45 – 17.30  St Andrew’s C of E Primary School

 

 

NEW:  Contemporary Dance:  Sundays  14.00 – 15.30 at Rye St Antony School  with Ellie Aldigheri (senior students, Intermediate F+)

Oxford Youth Ballet Company (by audition or invitation only)  Sundays 14.00 – 17.00 at Rye St Antony School – see dates on Timetable page

(OYBC “Apprentices”  12.30– 14.15)