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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 7 January to week commencing 11 February as follows:


  • Monday 4.00pm: Primary Ballet (for children in Year 1 who have passed their Pre-Primary Ballet exam and above)
  • Tuesday 4.15pm: Grade 1 Ballet (for children in Year 2 and above)
  • 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: Pre-Primary Ballet exam class (for reception and Year 1 children who already have knowledge of the syllabus)
  • Friday 3.30pm: Pre-Primary Ballet / 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 7 Jan 201916:00 Book Now
Tuesday 8 Jan 201916:15 Book Now
Wednesday 9 Jan 201915:40 Book Now
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Thursday 10 Jan 201916:00 Book Now
Friday 11 Jan 201915:30 Book Now
Dance for 4 to 7 Year Olds

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.

(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 7 January to week commencing 11 February as follows:


  • Monday 5.00pm: Grade 4 Ballet
  • Monday 5.45pm: Senior Creative/Contemporary Dance 11+
  • Monday 6.45pm: Senior Creative/Contemporary Dance 11+
  • Tuesday 5.00pm: Grade 4 Modern
  • Tuesday 5.45pm: Grade 3 Ballet
  • Tuesday 6.45pm: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Tuesday 7.30pm: Miss Sophie’s Senior Show Class - Lyrical (Invite Only)
  • Wednesday 5.00pm: Grade 3 Modern
  • Wednesday 5.45pm: Grade 2 Ballet
  • Wednesday 6.45pm:  Miss Sophie’s Senior Show Class - Elite Ballet and Junior Dance Company (Invite Only)
  • Wednesday 7.30pm: Miss Sophie’s Senior Show Class - Elite Modern (Invite Only)
  • Thursday 4.45pm: Grade 4 Ballet
  • Thursday 5.30pm: Grade 2 Ballet
  • Thursday 6.15pm: Grade 3 Ballet
  • Thursday 7.00pm: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Thursday 7.45pm: Miss Sophie’s Senior Show Class (Invite Only)
  • Friday 4.15pm: Junior Dance Company and Squad (invite only)
  • Friday 5.00pm: Junior Creative Fun and Flex
  • Friday 5.45pm: Grade 3 Tap
  • Friday 6.30pm : Junior Dance Company and Squad (invite only)
  • £33.00 per course for the 6 week term.


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Monday 7 Jan 201917:00 Book Now
Monday 7 Jan 201917:45 Book Now
Monday 7 Jan 201918:45 Book Now
Tuesday 8 Jan 201917:00 Book Now
Tuesday 8 Jan 201917:45 Book Now
Tuesday 8 Jan 201918:45 Book Now
Tuesday 8 Jan 201919:30 Book Now
Wednesday 9 Jan 201917:00 Book Now
Wednesday 9 Jan 201917:45 Book Now
Wednesday 9 Jan 201918:45 Book Now
Wednesday 9 Jan 201919:30 Book Now
Thursday 10 Jan 201916:45 Book Now
Thursday 10 Jan 201917:30 Book Now
Thursday 10 Jan 201918:15 Book Now
Thursday 10 Jan 201919:00 Book Now
Thursday 10 Jan 201919:45 Book Now
Friday 11 Jan 201916:15 Book Now
Friday 11 Jan 201917:00 Book Now
Friday 11 Jan 201917:45 Book Now
Friday 11 Jan 201918:30 Book Now
Dance for 7 - 18 Year Olds

Our pre-school dance class is available for 3 – 4 year old boys and girls.


The class aims to introduce the magical world of dance to children in a nurturing and fun environment. Classes develop a basic dance technique in all styles, building self-esteem, strength, suppleness, musical awareness and the children’s innate creativity. This is achieved by developing technique through adventures, stories and play.


Children who attend from 3 years old will have the opportunity to perform in front of their family and parents to the Royal Academy of Dance to your own tune syllabus.


The weekly class starts week of 7 January to week commencing 11 February as follows:


  • Friday 2.30 – 3.10pm: Creative Dance (Queen’s College students only)

  • £33.00 per course for the 6 week term.


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Friday 11 Jan 201914:30 Book Now
Dance 3 - 4 Year Olds

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!

Book Tickets

Tuesday 29 Jan 201913:15 Book Now
Thursday 31 Jan 201919:00 Book Now
Friday 1 Feb 201919:00 Book Now
Magic Beyond The Sea

By

Prof. David Read

School of Chemistry, University of Southampton


Chemistry has a reputation as one of the most difficult subjects we encounter at school. This presentation will address this, using demonstrations, animations and simulations to bring the subject to life. There will be an interactive session, with the audience being able to test their knowledge by voting on the answers to questions.  


Will you prove yourself to be a Master Chemist?

Tickets FREE but please book in advance.

Book Tickets

Friday 8 Feb 201919:00 Book Now
Chemistry: The Central Science!

Join us for a wide range of music performed by the larger ensembles of Queen’s College.


The perfect opportunity to hear some of our outstanding young musicians at work!


Tickets FREE but please book in advance.

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Wednesday 13 Feb 201919:00 Book Now
 Mixed Ensemble Concert

Another opportunity to meet Xanthe Lukes from Queen's College Highgrove Nursery, who will lead this informative talk explaining how to change sleep patterns in children aged 6 months to 4 years.


This is a must for parents who have children struggling to

sleep through the night.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 13 Feb 201919:30 Book Now
Teaching your  Child to Sleep

Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in some of the world’s favourite music. The Southern Sinfonia, Queen’s College resident orchestra and your orchestra in the South West brings you this special evening of the very best classical music.


Your favourite Beethoven piano concerto, the ever popular William Tell Overture and Mendelsohhn at his finest.


Conductor - Simon Chalk

Soloist - Graham Caskie


Book Tickets

Friday 8 Mar 201919:30 Book Now
 Southern  Sinfonia

SCO return for a very special concert celebrating the 175th anniversary of Queen’s College. The concert will feature musicians from the Queen’s community including soloist Elizabeth Hayley, one time Head of Music at Junior School; OQ Simon Bell who will take charge of the organ and a selection of past and present Directors of Music who will form the percussion section.


A very special occasion not to be missed!


Appalachian Spring                Copland

Piano Concerto in A minor      Grieg

Symphony No.3 in C minor     Saint Saens


Book Tickets

Saturday 16 Mar 201919:30 Book Now
 Somerset  County  Orchestra

With the legendary


JAMES PEARSON


James Pearson returns for a whistle stop tour through 100 years of jazz piano featuring the music of Oscar Peterson, Erroll Garner, George Shearing, Chick Corea and many more. James, Artistic Director at Ronnie Scott’s, is an internationally known pianist par excellence. An extraordinary talent from an early age, it’s easier to name the stars that James hasn’t played with than those he has. James’ voyage into the iconic exponents of the jazz piano will take you through the history of jazz and showcase his total mastery of the instrument.

Book Tickets

Saturday 23 Mar 201919:30 Book Now
The History of the Jazz Piano

This marvellous musical, performed by pupils from Queen's College Junior School, packs a powerful punch with crazy characters and spectacular songs.


Can Superstan save the planet?


Find out in this funtastic adventure as our hapless Superhero flies faster than a speeding paper aeroplane, and learns that with great power comes great hilarity!


Coming to a theatre near you!


Book Tickets

Tuesday 26 Mar 201919:00 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Mar 201919:00 Book Now
Amazing Adventures of Superstan

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