Calendar

TBC = To Be Confirmed

7th July 2013 - Magic Moments performance at Customs House, South Shields

21st March 2013 - Last day of term

17th March 2013 - Performance of 'Dance Delights'

13th March 2013 - Possible extra rehearsal for 'Dance Delights' (no normal classes that day)

10th March 2013 - Dress rehearsal for 'Dance Delights'

3rd March 2013 - RAD & IDTA Exams Exams TBC

24th February 2013 - RAD & IDTA Exam Coaching TBC

9th January 2013 - Start of term

19th December 2012 - Christmas Party (free to all students)

16th December 2012 - Break up for Christmas

16th December 2012 - IDTA Exams

November 2012 - RAD Vocational Exam

27th October - 2nd November 2012 - No classes due to half term

3rd September 2012 - Start of term

July 2012 - RAD Vocational Exams

18th & 21st July 2012 - RAD Vocational Exam coaching

16th July 2012 - Last day of term (except Thursday 19th when normal classes will be held)

7th & 8th July 2012 - RAD Exams

7th July 2012 - IDTA Graded Exams

7th July 2012 - NO CLASSES DUE TO EXAMS

1st July 2012 - RAD & IDTA Exam coaching

16th June 2012 - RAD Pre-Grade Exams

10th June 2012 - IDTA Exams, RAD Pre-Grades Exam Coaching, LAMDA Exam Coaching

6th & 7th June - No normal classes (half term, originally scheduled for Exam Coaching)

7th May & 4th June 2012 - No class due to bank holiday

2nd June & 9th June - Classes running as normal

27th May 2012 - IDTA Exam Coaching

16th April 2012 - Start of summer term

31st March 2012 - Last day of term before Easter Holidays

24th March 2012 - Sunderland Empire Performance

13th-19th February 2012 - No classes due to half term

9th January 2012 - First day of term

14th December 2011 - Last day of term before the Christmas break

4th December 2011 - RAD exams

4th December 2011 - RAD Vocational Exams

27th November 2011 - IDTA exams

30th November 2011 - Classes cancelled due to closure of school

14th-19th November 2011 - Watch Classes Week (maximum 2 guests per child)

31st October 2011 - Halloween Fancy Dress for classes

October 2011 - No break for half term

September 10th 2011 - Baby Ballet classes begin

September 7th 2011 - First day of next term

July 21st 2011 - Last day of term

July 9th 2011 - Magic Moments 2011 at Customs House, South Shields

July 6th & 7th 2011 - Final rehearsals for Magic Moments

July 3rd 2011 - Dress rehearsal for Magic Moments

May 31st to June 3rd - No classes due to half term

May 4th 2011 - First day of term

















ARCHIVE (PREVIOUS YEARS)

13th June 2010 - RAD exams

28th March 2010 - RAD exams

21st March 2010 - IDTA exams

20th February 2010 - LAMDA exams

30th January 2010 - Photographer's visit

17th January 2010 - Magic Moments 2010

4th-10th January 2010 - Magic Moments Rehearsals

15th December 2009 - Last day of classes before Christmas break

8th November 2009 - Blackpool Cheer Competition

18th October 2009 - Dudley Cheer Competition

11th October 2009 - RAD AGM & Teaching Course

27th September 2009 - Musical Theatre Day in Darlington

20th September 2009 - Blackpool Cheer Competition

7th September 2009 - Start of term

27th-31st July 2009 - Summer School

12th July 2009 - RAD Exams

6th-11th July 2009 - Watch Classes Week

14th June 2009 - Festival 4 Stars Competition

13th June 2009 - RAD Exams

7th June 2009 - Sunderland Cheer Competition

19th April 2009 - RAD Teaching Course

29th March 2009 - BBO Exams (100% success rate)

8th March 2009 - RAD Exams (100% success rate)

22nd February 2009 - Festival 4 Stars

8th February 2009 - Cheer Competition in Birmingham

17th January 2009 - Sunderland Empire Performance

5th January 2009 - START OF TERM

21st December 2008 - END OF TERM

7th December 2008 - RAD Nutcracker Workshop in Newcastle

2nd November 2008 - Cheer Competition in Blackpool

2nd November 2008 - Talent Quest Newcomer National Final

19th October 2008 - Prima's main school performance, Magic Moments 2008

12th October 2008 - Talent Quest National Final

13-14th September - Music Festival with SunFM

2nd September 2008 - Gosforth classes commence

27th July - Talent Quest Competition in Durham

16th July - IDTA exams (100% success rate)

12th July - Troupetastic Troupe performance at Oxclose School

6th July - Independence Day Troupe performance at Washington Old Hall

22nd June - Festival4Stars in York

14th June - RAD exams (100% success rate)

30 May - Animal Magic Troupe performance at Wildfowl Park

11 May 2008 - Festival4Stars in Gateshead

25-26 April 2008 - English Youth Ballet (EYB) performance of Giselle (with 2 of our students dancing)

30 March 2008 - IDTA exams (100% success rate)

9 March 2008 - RAD graded exams (100% success rate)

19 January 2008 - Charity performance at Sunderland Empire Theatre

17 January 2008 - Extra Troupe rehearsal

17 January 2008 - No Cheer or Scottish classes due to teacher training (adult classes are unaffected)

5th January 2008 - Britain's Got Talent release forms due in

December-January 2008 - Our very own teacher, Susan Kenney performs in 'Sleeping Beauty', the pantomime at the Tyne Theatre

16 December - Troupe rehearsals and video shoot for Britain's Got Talent audition entry (TBC)

8-14 December 2007 - Watch Classes Week (maximum 2 guests per child)

6 December 2007 - UKA Cheer & Scottish exams (100% success rate)

24 November 2007 - Dance Troupe rehearsals begin

17 November 2007 - RAD exams (100% success rate)

15 November 2007 - RAD exam coaching cancelled by the school due to double booking

14 November 2007 - Dance Troupe application deadline

13 November 2007 - 2 students accepted into English Youth Ballet

6 October 2007 - Launch of new 'Princess Pre-Ballet' class

30 September 2007 - RAD North East Scholarship auditions in Darlington

8 September 2007 - Theatre Craft introduced

September 2007 - Rebecca Scott leaves Prima to enrol on the Professional Dancer's course at Preston College where she was awarded a financial scholarship

September 2007 - Sara Lumley leaves Prima to attend SLP Dance College in Leeds

September 2007 - Laura Douglas leaves Prima to enrol on the dancer's course at Newcastle College

21-24 August 2007 - Yorkshire Ballet Assembly, Leeds - residential Vocational Ballet course

August 2007 - Student performs in 'We Will Rock You' musical at Sunderland Empire Theatre

July 2007 - RAD Vocational exams (100% success rate)

14 July 2007 - RAD exams (100% success rate)

11 July 2007 - Rebecca Scott awarded a dancer's financial scholarship at Preston College

11 July 2007 - IDTA exams (100% success rate)

3 June 2007 - Clare Robson (Principal) becomes a Festival Adjudicator for Festival4Stars at the Manchester Heats

May 2007 - Helen in Grade 3 was successful at her audition for 'We Will Rock You' and will be performing in the show at the Sunderland Empire in August!

6-7 May 2007 - Dance display at The Galleries, Washington

4 May 2007 - 15 year old student accepted onto Professional Dance course at Preston College and invited to return for Scholarship audition in July

April 2007 - Laura Douglas, Sara Lumley & 15 year old student all accepted at Sage Vocational Academy!

29 April 2007 - Festival in Newcastle - most of Prima's students reached the Regional Final!

21 April 2007 - DanceStepz dance workout DVD auditions at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

19 April 2007 - New Adult Beginner Tap & Bollywood Workout classes begin

18 April 2007 - New Dinky Dance Tinies class begins for toddlers

March 2007 - Rebecca Scott accepted to SLP Dance College WITH SCHOLARSHIP!

30 March 2007 - IDTA exams - 100% pass rate

30 March 2007 - Closing date for We Will Rock You audition applications

25 March 2007 - UKA Cheerleading competition

24 March 2007 - RAD exams - 100% success rate

17-23 March 2007 - Watch Classes Week

January 2007 - Sara Lumley accepted to SLP Dance College

 

 

 
 

14   January 2007

 
 

Billy   Elliott The Musical auditions

 
 

 

 
 

16   December 2006

 
 

IDTA   exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

2-8   December 2006

 
 

Watch   classes week

 
 

 

 
 

November   2006

 
 

UKA   Cheer Competition in Blackpool

 
 

 

 
 

11   November 2006

 
 

RAD   ballet exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

5   November 2006

 
 

Free   Class with RAD’s Artistic Director, Newcastle

 
 

 

 
 

20   October 2006

 
 

UKA   Cheer & Scottish exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

October   2006

 
 

RAD   vocational exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

24   September 2006

 
 

Master   Class with Northern Ballet Theatre, Leeds

 
 

 

 
 

August   2006

 
 

Scholars   residential summer school, Leeds

 
 

 

 
 

July   2006

 
 

RAD   vocational exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

15 July   2006

 
 

RAD   exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

14 July   2006

 
 

IDTA   exam – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

June   2006

 
 

Cheer,   Scottish National & ‘Pop Starz’ classes begin

 
 

 

 
 

28 May   2006

 
 

Prima   Performance at Gala Theatre, Durham

 
 

 

 
 

19 May   2006

 
 

RAD   North East Scholarship Auditions, Darlington

 
 

 

 
 

23 &   30 April 2006

 
 

RAD   vocational exam coaching, York

 
 

 

 
 

25 March   2006

 
 

Watch   Classes Week begins

 
 

 

 
 

December   2005

 
 

Student   teacher passes RAD teacher training at Prima

 
 

 

 
 

19   December 2005

 
 

Christmas   Disco – food, games, prizes, Santa

 
 

 

 
 

17 December   2005

 
 

IDTA   Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

12   December 2005

 
 

Performing   Arts ‘Mini-Production’ – Oliver Twist

 
 

 

 
 

12   November 2005

 
 

RAD   Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

November   2005

 
 

Launch   of ‘Prima Student Committee’

 
 

 

 
 

October   2005

 
 

Wayne   Sleep Workshop, Newcastle

 
 

 

 
 

October   2005

 
 

Grease   Theatre Trip, Sunderland Empire

 
 

 

 
 

October   2005

 
 

Watch   Classes Week

 
 

 

 
 

August   2005

 
 

English   Youth Ballet Performances, Cleveland

 
 

 

 
 

July   2005

 
 

RAD   Vocational Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

July 2005

 
 

Scholarship Auditions

 
 

 

 
 

July 2005

 
 

Watch Classes Week

 
 

 

 
 

July 2005

 
 

Sunderland Empire Performance

 
 

 

 
 

July 2005

 
 

Kite Festival Performance

 
 

 

 
 

July   2005

 
 

IDTA   Graded & Vocational Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

June 2005

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

May 2005

 
 

Royal Ballet School Junior Associate Auditions

 
 

 

 
 

April 2005

 
 

Introduction of Tap Classes

 
 

 

 
 

April 2005

 
 

RAD Day of Dance

 
 

 

 
 

March 2005

 
 

Watch Classes Week

 
 

 

 
 

January 2005

 
 

English Youth Ballet Auditions: all students accepted

 
 

 

 
 

December 2004

 
 

‘Starlight Express’ Theatre Trip

 
 

 

 
 

December 2004

 
 

Christmas Party

 
 

 

 
 

December 2004

 
 

10-Pin Bowling Night

 
 

 

 
 

December 2004

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

December 2004

 
 

IDTA Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

September 2004

 
 

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Trip & Backstage Tour

 
 

 

 
 

September 2004

 
 

Introduction of Performing Arts Classes

 
 

 

 
 

July 2004

 
 

‘Coppélia’ & ‘Abba Dabba Doo’ Performance

 
 

 

 
 

June 2004

 
 

Performing Arts Taster Evening & Scholarships

 
 

 

 
 

April 2004

 
 

Introduction of Pre-School Dance Classes

 
 

 

 
 

March 2004

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

March 2004

 
 

IDTA Medal Tests – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

January 2004

 
 

Sunderland Empire Performance

 
 

 

 
 

December 2003

 
 

Christmas Party

 
 

 

 
 

December 2003

 
 

10-Pin Bowling Night

 
 

 

 
 

December 2003

 
 

Watch Classes Week

 
 

 

 
 

December 2003

 
 

Awards Presentation

 
 

 

 
 

October 2003

 
 

Wayne Sleep Workshop

 
 

 

 
 

July 2003

 
 

RAD Vocational Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

July 2003

 
 

Activity & Games Evening

 
 

 

 
 

July 2003

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

July 2003

 
 

Kite Festival Performance

 
 

 

 
 

February 2003

 
 

Student accepted to SLP College with scholarship

 
 

 

 
 

January 2003

 
 

Sunderland Empire Performance

 
 

 

 
 

December 2002

 
 

10-Pin Bowling Night

 
 

 

 
 

December 2002

 
 

Christmas Party

 
 

 

 
 

December 2002

 
 

IDTA Medal Tests – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

November 2002

 
 

Presentation & Awards Evening

 
 

 

 
 

October 2002

 
 

Wayne Sleep Workshop

 
 

 

 
 

July 2002

 
 

RAD Vocational Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

July 2002

 
 

Activity & Games Evening

 
 

 

 
 

July 2002

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

January 2002

 
 

Sunderland Empire Performance

 
 

 

 
 

December 2001

 
 

Christmas Party

 
 

 

 
 

December 2001

 
 

‘Nutcracker’ & ‘Disco Divas’ Performance

 
 

 

 
 

October 2001

 
 

Disneyland Paris Trip & Performances

 
 

 

 
 

July 2001

 
 

Activity & Games Evening

 
 

 

 
 

July 2001

 
 

PTD Medal Tests – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

March 2001

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

December 2000

 
 

Christmas Party

 
 

 

 
 

July 2000

 
 

RAD Vocational Exams

 
 

 

 
 

July 2000

 
 

‘Magic Moments’ Performance

 
 

 

 
 

December 1999

 
 

Christmas Party

 
 

 

 
 

December 1999

 
 

PTD Medal Tests – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

November 1999

 
 

RAD Vocational Coaching Classes

 
 

 

 
 

July 1999

 
 

‘Cinderella’ & ‘Steppers’ Performance

 
 

 

 
 

July 1999

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

June 1999

 
 

Birmingham Royal Ballet Workshop

 
 

 

 
 

June 1999

 
 

Coppélia Theatre Trip

 
 

 

 
 

December 1998

 
 

Christmas Party

 
 

 

 
 

March 1998

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 
 

 

 
 

December 1997

 
 

Christmas Party

 
 

 

 
 

December 1997

 
 

‘Beatrix Potter & Friends’ Performance

 
 

 

 
 

July 1997

 
 

RAD Graded Exams – 100% pass rate

 


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