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Royal Academy of Dance Ballet and ISTD Modern classes for 4 – 7 year olds.


These classes are designed to develop excellent dance technique, building self-esteem, strength, suppleness, musical awareness and the children’s innate creativity whilst also following the RAD and ISTD syllabus.


Your child will have the opportunity to work towards recognised RAD and ISTD ballet and modern exams whilst also learning new choreography that is showcased in the Queen’s annual dance show.


The weekly class starts week of 29 April to week commencing 10 June as follows (No class week commencing 27 May) :


  • Monday 4.15pm: Grade 1 ballet (for children in Year 1 who have just passed their Primary Ballet exam)
  • Tuesday 4.15pm: Grade 1 Ballet (for existing students only))
  • Wednesday 3.40pm: Primary Modern (for children in Reception and Year 1)
  • Wednesday 4.20pm: Grade 1 Modern (for children in Year 1 who have experience and Year 2)
  • Thursday 4.00pm: Primary Ballet exam class (for reception and Year 1 children)
  • Friday 3.30pm: Pre-Primary Creative Dance (for Reception and Year 1 children with no knowledge of the syllabus)

  • £33.00 per course for the 6 week term


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Monday 29 Apr 201916:15 Book Now
Tuesday 30 Apr 201916:15 Book Now
Wednesday 1 May 201915:40 Book Now
Wednesday 1 May 201916:20 Book Now
Thursday 2 May 201916:00 Book Now
Friday 3 May 201915:30 Book Now
Summer Dance for 4 - 7 years

Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, ISTD Modern, Lyrical Modern, pointe work, flexibility and body conditioning classes for 7 to 18 year-olds.


These classes are designed to develop excellent dance technique, building self-esteem, strength, suppleness and musical awareness.


Queen’s Performing Arts Academy caters for students that wish to dance for fun whilst also offering specialist classes and training for those thinking about pursuing a career in the dance and performing arts industry.


As a member of the Queen’s Performing Arts Academy, you will have the opportunity to work towards recognised RAD and ISTD Ballet and Modern exams, whilst also learning new choreography that is showcased in the Queen’s annual dance show. We regularly enter students for professional auditions and dance festivals, with solo and group lessons offered throughout the holiday periods. Elite students will be given the opportunity to audition for county youth dance companies, South West Theatre Ballet, Royal Ballet Associates and RAD Ballet Associates.

(Please note children at Grade 2 ballet and above will be expected to attend 2 ballet classes a week if they wish to be entered for exams)


The weekly class starts week of 29 April to week commencing 10 June as follows (No class week commencing 27 May) :


  • Monday 5.00pm: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Monday 5.45pm: Senior Creative/Contemporary Dance
  • Monday 6.45pm: Senior Lyrical
  • Tuesday 5.00pm: Grade 4 Modern
  • Tuesday 5.45pm: Grade 4 Ballet
  • Tuesday 6.45pm: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Wednesday 5.00pm: Grade 3 Modern
  • Wednesday 5.45pm: Grade 3 Ballet
  • Wednesday 6.45pm:  Senior Elite Ballet (for those who have passed grade 5)
  • Wednesday 7.30pm: Senior Elite Modern (for those inter-foundation and above)
  • Thursday 4.45pm: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Thursday 5.30pm: Grade 3 Ballet
  • Thursday 6.15pm: Grade 4 Ballet
  • Thursday 7.00pm: Senior Elite Ballet (for those who have passed grade 5)
  • Thursday 7.45pm: Senior show rehearsal
  • Friday 4.00pm: Junior Dance Company and Squad (invite only)
  • Friday 4.15pm: Senior Contemporary Dance
  • Friday 5.00pm: Junior Creative and Contemporary
  • Friday 5.45pm: Grade 3 Tap


  • £33.00 per course for the 6 week term


Book Tickets

Monday 29 Apr 201917:00 Book Now
Monday 29 Apr 201917:45 Book Now
Monday 29 Apr 201918:45 Book Now
Tuesday 30 Apr 201917:00 Book Now
Tuesday 30 Apr 201917:45 Book Now
Tuesday 30 Apr 201918:45 Book Now
Wednesday 1 May 201917:00 Book Now
Wednesday 1 May 201917:45 Book Now
Wednesday 1 May 201918:45 Book Now
Wednesday 1 May 201919:30 Book Now
Thursday 2 May 201916:45 Book Now
Thursday 2 May 201917:30 Book Now
Thursday 2 May 201918:15 Book Now
Thursday 2 May 201919:00 Book Now
Thursday 2 May 201919:45 Book Now
Friday 3 May 201916:00 Book Now
Friday 3 May 201916:15 Book Now
Friday 3 May 201917:00 Book Now
Friday 3 May 201917:45 Book Now
Summer Dance for 7 - 18 years

Disney Channel's hit movie musical comes to life on the Queen’s Hall stage in our Middle School production of Disney’s High School Musical JR.


Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extra-curricular activities.


The infectious, danceable songs make this a show not to be missed!


Book by David Simpatico.

Based on a Disney Channel Original Movie Written by Peter Barsocchini.

Songs by Matthew Gerrard & Robbie Neil/Ray Cham, Greg Cham & Andrew Seeley / Randy Petersen & Kevin Quinn/Andy Dodd & Adam Watts / Bryan Louiselle/David N. Lawrence & Faye Greenberg / Jamie Houston.

Music Adapted, Arranged and Produced by Bryan Louiselle.


Book Tickets

Thursday 16 May 201919:00 Book Now
Friday 17 May 201919:00 Book Now
High School Musical JR

IGNITE!

Queen’s College Junior School

Food and Nutrition Morning

in partnership with Holroyd Howe.


OPEN TO ALL YEAR 2 PUPILS IN THE AREA


A morning where children will learn about different foods as they turn their hands to cupcake decorating, creating smoothies with the smoothie bike, naming and tasting a range of fruits from around the world, making pasta and taking part in Queen’s infamous Bush Tucker Trials! This is the ideal opportunity to meet staff and find out about life in the Junior School.



Book Tickets

Saturday 18 May 201909:45 Book Now
Ignite - Food & Nutrition

Taunton Festival of the Arts' Gala Evening showcasing some of the highlights from the Music, Speech & Drama and Dance Festivals. A spectacular evening and opportunity to watch these young talented performers and to indulge yourself in the arts.


Book Tickets

Sunday 2 Jun 201918:00 Book Now
Taunton Festival Gala Evening

Our county orchestra finish their season with Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, a firm favourite for all ages.


Come and listen to the story unfold.


Scheherazade – Rimsky-Korsakov

Serenade for Wind Ensemble – Strauss

Golden Spinning Wheel – Dvorak

David Hedges – Conductor

Alex Ennis - Leader


Book Tickets

Saturday 15 Jun 201919:30 Book Now
Somerset County Orchestra

Don’t miss the latest production from Queen’s College Dance.


Following on from last year’s critically-acclaimed ‘Belle’, we are proud to present

‘Magic Beyond The Sea’


Featuring pupils from Pre-Prep up to Sixth Form, the story is based on ‘The Little Mermaid’ with a twist in the tail!

It also has influences from ‘The Greatest Showman’.


We recommend you book early to avoid disappointment!


PLEASE NOTE - NEW DATES!

Book Tickets

Friday 21 Jun 201919:00 Book Now
Saturday 22 Jun 201919:00 Book Now
Magic Beyond The Sea

Join us for a spectacular concert featuring musicians from Queen's past and present together with our Orchestra in Residence, Southern Sinfonia, as they perform a wonderful range of celebratory music to mark the 175th anniversary of Queen's College.  

The delightful programme will include:

Zadok the Priest - Handel

I was Glad - Parry

Carmen Suite No 2 - Bizet

and

Mozart's Piano Concerto No 21 in C major

performed by OQ Weng Soon Tee.


Book Tickets

Saturday 29 Jun 201919:30 Book Now
175th Anniversary Concert

By

Tamisin Alicia School of Dance


Come along for a night of dance. Pupils, aged three years and upwards, will be performing ballet, tap and modern jazz pieces to celebrate dance and all their hard work.


Family, friends and anyone with a passion for dance will be entertained ... we promise!


Book Tickets

Friday 12 Jul 201919:00 Book Now (Closed)
Saturday 13 Jul 201914:00 Book Now (Closed)
Saturday 13 Jul 201919:00 Book Now (Closed)
Just Dance 2019

Purchase your commemorative DVD of Queen's outstanding production


FOR QUEEN’S AND COUNTRY


Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the founding of Queen’s College and commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the end of WWI.


The moving and emotive production, performed in November last year, was captured on camera. This is your opportunity to purchase a copy of that show.


The beautiful production explored the relationships between the Hosegood siblings in the years preceding, during and after The Great War. Order your copy today.


DVD: £10.50






Book Tickets

Monday 15 Jul 201911:00 Book Now
For Queen's & Country DVD

Taunton Thespians’ Summer Tour is back at Queen’s College this July with Oscar Wilde’s glorious comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest.


Come along, bring a few friends, a couple of chairs, a glass or two of wine and a picnic and enjoy wit and wordplay of the finest kind. We’ll be open from 6pm, with the performance starting at 7.30pm.

Book Tickets

Friday 19 Jul 201919:30 Book Now
The Importance of Being Earnest

with

The Problem Solving Company


SUMMER @ QUEEN'S 2019

Wednesday 24 – Friday 26 July

Class times: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Drop off times: from 8.30am – 9.20am

Pick up times: from 3.40pm – 4.30pm

Age range: 7 – 12 years

Book before 1 June and save £10


During the first two days, you will train as a ‘Space Spy’ tackling a series of mathematical and code-breaking challenges aimed at encouraging logical reasoning, generic problem solving, teamwork and discussion.  On the final day, you will need to bring all this knowledge and teamwork to the fore as you battle to escape the space prison – a mobile Escape Room with an intergalactic theme! Will you be able to crack the codes, solve the problems and escape the prison before bed-time?

This amazing three-day course will prove that maths can be fun!


KINDLY SPONSORED BY WILLIAMSONS SOLICITORS


Book Tickets

Wednesday 24 Jul 201909:30 Book Now
Maths with a Difference

Become a published author in a week!


SUMMER @ QUEEN'S 2019

Monday 29 July – Friday 2 August

Class times: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Drop off times: from 8.30am – 9.20am

Pick up times: from 3.40pm – 4.30pm

Age range: 7 – 12 years

Book before 1 June and save £20


Throughout the week, you will work directly with acclaimed novelist, Paul Nolan, who will help inspire you and provide you with an excellent foundation in creative writing.  You will learn many aspects of writing, including:


       Varying excitement and tension

       Writing gripping openings

       Keeping your reader interested

       Writing dialogue

       Creating memorable characters

       Effective editing


As the week progresses, you will work on writing and illustrating your own story which will then be published in your very own hardback book!


KINDLY SPONSORED BY CARLY PRESS


Book Tickets

Monday 29 Jul 201909:30 Book Now
Creative  Writing Master Class

SUMMER @ QUEEN'S 2019

Monday 29 July – Friday 2 August

Book two sessions and save £10


A series of specialist cricket sessions for aspiring young cricketers organised by Jake Lintott, former Hampshire and Gloucestershire cricketer and Head of Cricket at Queen’s College, and Piers McBride, Somerset County Age-Group Coach and Head Coach of Clevedon Cricket. These focused sessions will be fun and engaging and will help to improve technical, tactical and mental elements of the game.


Monday 29 July

10am - 12pm Batting Session, 9 to 12 year olds

1pm - 3pm Spin Bowling Session, 9 to 12 year olds

Tuesday 30 July

10am - 12pm Fast Bowling Session, 9 to 12 year olds

1pm - 3pm Wicket Keeper Session, 9 to 12 year olds

Wednesday 31 July

10am - 12pm Batting Session, 13 to 16 year olds

1pm - 3pm Spin Bowling Session, 13 to 16 year olds

Thursday 1 August

10am - 12pm Fast Bowling Session, 13 to 16 year olds

1pm - 3pm Wicket Keeper Session, 13 to 16 year olds


Book Tickets

Monday 29 Jul 201910:00 Book Now
Monday 29 Jul 201913:00 Book Now
Tuesday 30 Jul 201910:00 Book Now
Tuesday 30 Jul 201913:00 Book Now
Wednesday 31 Jul 201910:00 Book Now
Wednesday 31 Jul 201913:00 Book Now
Thursday 1 Aug 201910:00 Book Now
Thursday 1 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
Cricket  Master  Class

SUMMER @ QUEEN'S 2019

Friday 2 August

Class Times: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Drop off times: 10 mins before session

Pick up times: 10 mins after session

Age range: 8 - 13 years


A tactical day combining all the skills required to be a brilliant T20 cricketer. Organised by Jake Lintott, former Hampshire and Gloucestershire cricketer and Head of Cricket at Queen’s College and Piers McBride, Somerset County Age-Group Coach and Head Coach of Clevedon Cricket.  


Book Tickets

Friday 2 Aug 201910:00 Book Now
Cricket T20 Day

Time Travel @ Queen’s!


SUMMER @ QUEEN'S 2019

Monday 5 – Friday 9 August

Class times: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Drop off times: from 8.30am – 9.20am

Pick up times: from 3.40pm – 4.30pm

Age range: 7 – 12 years

Book before 1 June and save £20


The History Squad comes to Queen’s to lead this amazing week bringing history alive before your eyes!


On day one, you will travel back to Ancient Egypt to construct a 1.5m high pyramid and mummify a body! On day two, you will experience life during Roman Britain and get to wear a Lorica Segmentata before learning various soldiers' drills including the infamous testudo (tortoise) formation! On day three, you will stop off in Saxon England to examine a Viking ship and try out a Saxon shield and spear drill. Day four takes you to Medieval Britain where you will meet a knight and build two huge interactive castles and, on the final day, you will end up in the court of Henry VIII.


Book Tickets

Monday 5 Aug 201909:30 Book Now
History Master Class

SUMMER @ QUEEN'S 2019

Monday 5 – Friday 9 August

Class times: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Drop off times: from 8.30am – 9.20am

Pick up times: from 3.40pm – 4.30pm

Free Extended day: pick up from 5.00pm - 5.45pm

Age range: 9 - 14 years

Book before 1 June and save £20


This international robotics course brings young people together from across the globe.


In cooperation with the Robotics Academy and SUL Education, this amazing robotics course will develop the core concepts of problem solving and programming. Each day you will build and programme LEGO robots to tackle a series of challenges from navigating mazes, moving objects, racing and, of course, battling other robots! At the end of the week, you will enter your robot in our very own ‘International Robot Olympics @ Queen’s'.


IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SUL EDUCATION


Book Tickets

Monday 5 Aug 201909:30 Book Now
Robotic Master Class

SUMMER @ QUEEN'S

Monday 12 – Friday 16 August

Class times: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Drop off times: from 8.30am – 8.45am

Pick up times: from 4.15pm – 4.45pm

Age range: 7 – 12 years

Book before 1 June and save £20


Our ever-popular adventure course returns for another year! This adrenaline-pumped week is not for the faint hearted! Led by Mark Neenan and his team, you will learn the various skills required to complete a range of activities across Devon and Somerset including canoeing, rock climbing, tunnelling, orienteering, bush craft and kayaking.


If you love adventure, getting wet and muddy and have plenty of energy, this is the ideal course for you!


KINDLY SPONSORED BY MERCEDES BENZ


Book Tickets

Monday 12 Aug 201909:00 Book Now
Adventure Acitivites

SUMMER @ QUEEN'S 2019

Monday 12 – Friday 16 August (excl Thursday 15)

Class times: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Drop off times: from 8.30am – 9.20am

Pick up times: from 3.40pm – 4.30pm

Age range: 10 – 13 years

Book before 1 June and save £15


During this amazing four-day course you will travel the cuisine-world learning the languages and cuisine of four different countries – France, Germany, Italy and Ireland!


Half of each day will be spent learning about the language and culture of each country whilst the second half will be spent cooking some mouth-watering dishes for the whole family inspired by that country.


This course is the perfect recipe for anyone keen to immerse themselves in different cultures and flavours from around the world!


Buon Appetito

Book Tickets

Monday 12 Aug 201909:30 Book Now
Linguistics & Linguine

‘The Big Bang Theory’ meets ‘Silent Witness’


SUMMER @ QUEEN'S 2019

Monday 19 – Friday 23 August

Class times: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Drop off times: from 8.30am – 9.20am

Pick up times: from 3.40pm – 4.30pm

Age range: 7 – 12 years

Book before 1 June and save £20


From fossil making to bath bombs, ancient glue to heart dissections, this week has it all including a forensic science investigation into a murder at Queen’s! This amazing science course will challenge and inspire students with experiments across biology, chemistry and physics.


The perfect introduction to the study of science!



Book Tickets

Monday 19 Aug 201909:30 Book Now
Science  Master Class

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