Key Dates

All the key Step Youth Dance Company dates for the 2023/24 and 2024/25 academic years.


Autumn Term 2023 Spring Term 2024 Summer Term 2024
Sunday 17 September: Company Auditions Term begins: 7 January - 11 February Term Begins: 14 April - 26 May
Term Begins: 24 September - 15 October February Half Term (no training): 18 February May Half Term (no training): 2 June
October Half Term (no training): 22 October Term Resumes: 25 February - 24 March Term Resumes: 9 June - 7 July
Term Resumes: 29 October - 10 December


Autumn Term 2023 Spring Term 2024 Summer Term 2024
(Audition Date) 22nd September Term begins: 10th January - 16th February Term Begins: 25th April - 25th May
Term Begins: 29th September - 27th October February Half Term: 23rd February May Half Term: 1st June
October Half Term: 3rd November Term Resumes: 2nd March - 6th April Term Resumes: 8th June - 13th July
Term Resumes: 10th November - 15th December

Step into Dance is a Royal Academy of Dance programme in partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation, a charity set up by Sir Jack Petchey CBE to inspire and celebrate young people. Since 1999, the Foundation has invested over £170 million in programmes and partnerships that have directly benefitted almost 1.2m young people aged 11-25 across London and Essex.