Chloe Mays Dance Academy
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FAQs2021-07-14T17:48:54+00:00
Will my child get to take dance exams?2021-07-14T17:36:26+00:00

From age 6 children have the opportunity to take IDTA exams in Ballet, Tap & Contemporary Modern or Theatre Craft. More advanced Acro Dancers have the opportunity to earn certificates and medals by teacher assessment in class following the Acrobatic Arts Levels.

Some IDTA exams carry UCAS points to support university entrance. Exams are fantastic opportunities for your child to progress with their dance education, receive recognition for their efforts and appear as a stand out skill on a CV in years to come!

Will my child get to perform?2021-07-14T17:36:38+00:00

Yes! We hold an annual dance show in a local theatre and all children are invited to take part. We also perform in the community for example summer fetes, carnivals and retirement homes. Participation in performances is always optional.

Can I watch my child’s dance classes?2021-07-14T17:37:38+00:00

Most of our classes are independent (without parents) however we do offer some Pre-school classes where parents can join in or watch. You are welcome to watch the trial class (dependent on Covid regulations at the time). At the end of the Christmas and Summer term we invite parents in to watch the last class or a short class performance. Please follow our Facebook and Instagram pages for regular videos and photos of your child’s classes.

Are there any other costs involved?2021-07-14T17:38:41+00:00

The medals for the Melody Bear and Acro Antics programmes are not included in you class fees and cost £4.20 each. Sticker charts and stickers are free and children will usually achieve one medal per term (for each dance style taken).

For older children exams are usually entered every 1-2 years but this is optional. Exam costs vary from £15-£30 per exam which includes the certificate and medal/plaque.

For our annual theatre show there is a charge £10-£12 per dance to cover costume hire. We hire costumes in as this is significantly cheaper then asking you to purchase the costumes. The theatre sells tickets for the show which cover the theatres hire and staffing costs.

What if I need to cancel my class?2021-07-14T17:38:53+00:00

If you need to cancel your child’s classes, please email Chloe May at info@chloemaysdanceacademy.co.uk. Please note that there is a 4 week notice period to cancel your child’s classes and you will be charged for classes that take place during this time.

How do I pay for classes?2021-07-14T17:39:04+00:00

We take an automated monthly payment on 1st of each month from the bank or credit card details you supplied when registering. Your first payment may be higher to account for classes attended prior to the first payment being taken.

The monthly payment plan spreads the cost of classes evenly across 12 months running September to August. Your August payment will be adjusted to ensure you have paid the correct amount for the year to cover your child’s classes.

How much do classes cost?2021-07-14T17:39:14+00:00

1 x class per week = £6 per class (£18.50 monthly payment)

2 x classes per week = £5.40 per class (£33.30 monthly payment)

3 x classes per week = £5.10 per class (£47.18 monthly payment)

4 x classes per week = £4.80 per class (£59.20 monthly payment)

Sibling discounts are offered for 2 or more siblings taking 4+ classes per week in total

Adult class discount – 2 x classes per week = £4.86 per class (£30 monthly payment)

Do I need to register?2021-07-14T17:39:28+00:00

To join the Academy (following your trial class) you will need to pay a one-off £10 registration fee when you sign up. This fee covers administration and a welcome pack with gifts and sticker chart (if applicable to your child’s class). No registration fee is required for adult classes, trial classes and one-off workshops/holiday camps.

How do I book my child into a class?2021-07-14T17:40:00+00:00

On our bookings site (class4kids) there are options to book a trial or book the class. We recommend attending a trial first before committing to booking. After your trial we’ll email you a personal invitation link to book the class.

How do I choose the right class for my child?2021-07-14T17:40:18+00:00

Classes are organised by school year groups to help you select suitable classes. On the class pages you will see descriptions of each dance style and you are welcome to book a trial of each style to see which they prefer. Many of our children take 2 or 3 different classes a week as they enjoy all the dance styles. For individual advice please contact Chloe May: info@chloemaysdanceacademy.co.uk

What should be worn for trial classes?2021-07-14T17:40:33+00:00

After you book a trial, we’ll email you more information regarding the trial class including clothing and footwear. Please don’t buy anything especially for the trial! As there will be a set dance uniform to purchase from the Academy if you decide to register with us.

Can I attend a trial class first?2021-07-14T17:40:42+00:00

Yes, you can book a trial class via our Class4Kids booking system. Trial classes cost £4

Can you accommodate children with SEN and/or physical disabilities?2021-07-14T17:41:00+00:00

Yes, we will endeavour to accommodate your child in every possible in order to make them feel comfortable and thrive. Most classes have a teaching assistant who can give your child extra support. Please contact Chloe May to discuss your child’s specific needs prior to booking a trial class: info@chloemaysdanceacademy.co.uk

Do children have to wear a uniform?2021-07-14T17:41:13+00:00

Yes, all children’s classes have a set uniform that must be purchased through our online shop within a few weeks of your registration with us.

Do classes run in school holidays?2021-07-14T17:41:23+00:00

Our classes run during term time only for 37 weeks per year. During school holidays, we run one-off workshops and day camps only.

What age classes do you offer?2021-07-14T17:41:41+00:00

We currently offer classes for children aged 2-12 years and adult classes. We plan to introduce more classes for teenagers soon.

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We run classes in Bromsgrove and Kidderminster.
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Our Accreditations

BA Hons Dance, Acrobatic Arts, A.I.D.T.A, A.I.S.T.D, Melody Movement, QTS

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