Newington Dance Space


School Year 2015/2016

Newington Dance Space September 2015 Newsletter

Dear Parents,

Thanks again for your application into our classes; our autumn term is here with the following timetable: (please note the age is a guidance only, as your child might be in a different class if advised by a teacher)

Level 1 Ballet and Creative Dance/ age 4-5 years

Saturdays 9:30-10:15am/ £6/ info starting 19/09

Level 4 Ballet and Creative Dance/ age 6-8 years

Tuesdays 5-6pm/ age 6-8 yrs/ £6 info / starting 22/09

Sat 11:30-12:15pm/ age 5.5-7 yrs/ £6 info/ starting 19/09

Level 5 Ballet/Jazz/Contemporary Dance Fusion/ age 7-9 yrs

Sat 10:20-11:20am/ age 7-9 years/ £6 info / starting 19/09

Level 6 Ballet/Jazz/Contemporary Dance Fusion/ age 7-9 years

Thursdays 5-6pm/ age 6-8 years/  £6/ info / starting 24/09/15

Level 7 Ballet/Jazz/Contemporary Dance Fusion/ age 8-11 years

Thursdays 6-7pm/ age 8-11 years/ £6 info/ starting 24/09/15


During September and October all classes are open for new kids to join a trial class. Please enroll online via our website


New students: The first trial class is £6 to be paid in cash/by cheque after the class/ or bank transfer before the class

If you wish to sign up for the rest of the term see the dates re spring term below: 

Returning students: 

Autumn Term

19th September-12th December 2015 (no class Monday 26 October- Saturday 31 October 2015 due to half term)

This term is 11 weeks or 12 weeks long/ 11 weeks after school classes/ 12 weeks Saturday classes)

Payments: £72 Saturday classes/ £66 After school classes

You can pay in two installments: first payment £36 is due on the first class of the first half term/second payment £36 or £30 is due on the first class of the second half term

Discount for siblings: £5 per class


You can pay by a cheque/cash after the first class or via bank transfer:

Account Name: Dana Kolesarova

Account Number: 73547557

Sort Code: 60-09-16


No worries if your little one changes her mind. Some children stay with us for years, for some of them it’s over after few weeks. I am happy to refund your payment, as long as you let me know at least 3 days before the class commences, and I can offer your place for a child on a waiting list. Please email with your child’s name and your bank account details. 

Missed Classes

Only one missed class each term can be refunded. 


The studio is very cold during the spring and very warm during the summer term, so please make sure your child wears the following:

Autumn and Spring Term: leotard or t-shirt and leggings or tights, ballet shoes, warm jumper

Summer: leotard or t-shirt and leggings or bare legs, ballets shoes or bare feet. 

AT ALL TIMES: Please make sure your child wears ballet shoes or non-slip socks, as the floor might be slippery and your child will be asked to remove her socks/ tights. Bare feet are fine in summer, but too cold in winter

There is no uniform at the moment, but we are are planning our End of the Year Performance in the school theatre this year  (date end of May/ beginning if June tbc by the school office), so if you need to buy a new dance outfit this year, please read the following colours guidance (all kids joining the performance will be required to wear the same colours):

Level 1 light pink (leotard and tights)/ boys plain dark comfortable joggers and white t-shirt

Level 4 white (leotard and tights)/ boys plain dark comfortable joggers and white t-shirt

Level 5-7 black or dark navy leotard and white tights/boys plain dark comfortable joggers and white t-shirt

We will provide skirts for the performance, so your girl can wear any skirt she likes for the class (or no skirt is fine as well)

Where to buy: 

DanceDirect ( website or I can do a school order, but only once I have at least 10 parents interested in the order. Please see the price range bellow/ I will be placing an order in the first week of October, so make sure to email me the following on time: 

Tights £2.75-£4 (price to be confirmed depending on the stock)/ please email me your child’s height and weight  

Leotard £8-£12 (price to be confirmed depending on the stock)/ please email me your child’s clothes size both age and cm

Shoes £7-£10 (price to be confirmed depending on the stock)/ please email me your child’s shoe size/ I will be ordering one size up, as shoes are usually smaller. 

I will confirm the final price before placing the order, so you can decide if you still want to go ahead. 

Of course you can try clothes and shoes in the studio, and we can return/ exchange if something is not fitting properly


All parents are required to leave the studio once the class starts (please do let me know if your child might get very sad, of course you can stay in that case).

Please make sure children go to the toilet before the class. 

Please collect your child at the end of the class and try to get ready as soon as possible, as there is another class starting straight after yours. . Please don't let your child to run around once your class is finished.

As we don’t have changing rooms, please change inside of the studio (not in the corridor).

No children hanging on the ballet bars please, I will reinforce that at the beginning of each class, but please remind your child about it as well. 

No scooters/ bicycles etc to be used inside of the school

Payments: please pay at the beginning of each term to avoid long queues after each class, as we need to get the next class started.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any more questions:

Dana Kolesarova

phone: 0782 5565 194

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