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The School launches new on-demand programme for primary schools

The School launches new on-demand programme for primary schools We are excited to be launching our new Primary Steps on Demand programme. The programme has its roots in the School’s in-person Primary Steps programme, which has been delivering an introduction to creative ballet training to primary school children in England since 2005. We are delighted …

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The Royal Ballet School continues to support Primary Steps students virtually

The Royal Ballet School continues to support Primary Steps students virtually During lockdown, The Royal Ballet School were unable to host classes in person, for Primary Steps students in our five centres across the country. In order to continue educating and inspiring the students, the Primary Steps team taught online classes and created weekly e-newsletters …

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Winner of the 2017 Primary Steps programme display competition

Winner of the 2017 Primary Steps programme display competition This autumn, our 27 partner primary schools hosted six weeks of Primary Steps workshops for over 1,500 Year 3 pupils. Using the workshops as their inspiration, the schools were invited to create classroom displays, highlighting what the children had learnt and how, resulting in an interesting …

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Winner of the 2016 Primary Steps Programme display competition

After much deliberation, the winner of our very first Primary Steps display competition has been chosen. The twenty eight participating Primary Steps primary schools got stuck into the challenge of creating the most original classroom display, using our recent Year 3 autumn workshops as inspiration. The entries we received were of a very high standard and demonstrated a …

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Primary Steps summer news

This summer term we held our annual Primary Steps Programme graduation on Saturday 28 May. Pupils in primary school Years 3-6 from across England visited us at the Upper School in Covent Garden, to put on an incredible show. We were joined by children from Blackpool, Bury St Edmunds, Dagenham, Mansfield Woodhouse and Swindon.

Celebrating primarySTEPS children’s achievements

Outstanding achievements Congratulations to the following primarySTEPS children who have successfully auditioned for places on The Royal Ballet School’s Junior Associate Programme, which they will begin in September 2015: Amina Secka and Taliyah Frimpong: from Dagenham Joseph McGregor: from Blackpool Amber Heatrick and Jack Cook: from Bury St Edmunds Congratulations also to Samuel Ratford from …

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