Schools

Step Into Dance is a Royal Academy of Dance programme in partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation, an organisation that empowers young people and widens their opportunities through grant giving and achievement recognition.

See Step into Dance’s latest decisions relating to Covid-19 here.

Join Step Into Dance

Step into Dance is currently recruiting schools to join the programme in 2019/20. Your school can be part of Step into Dance in a range of different ways including weekly sessions, Step INTRO Dance, and Dance Intensive.

We’ve updated our Dance Packages for Schools! Read below for more information on our 2019/20 offers, click here for spring term price list.

All schools that sign up to Step into Dance will be eligible to sign their students up for additional Step into Dance activities including:

  • Half term projects
  • Step Companies
  • Ambassadors

Dance Journey (weekly sessions)

These weekly dance sessions will enable your students to master specific dance techniques to gain a broader knowledge of dance and build confidence in and through movement. You can select either one specific dance style or a selection of different styles for your students on a weekly basis.

The project will include:
• Weekly dance sessions lead by experienced dance practitioners and designed to meet the specific needs of your students
• A free taster session if your school is new to the programme

Who

Non fee-paying secondary schools

Open to any students in your school
Groups sizes should be a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 30 depending on the size of the space
NB: you can opt for this to be a drop in class, however please make us aware of this when booking the project, as this will affect the practitioners planning.

Step INTRO Dance

An introductory session for schools that are new to the programme. The aim of this short course is to provide both teachers and students with a flavour of the programme and a broader understanding of dance. From this introduction, you will be able to select which package to offer your students.

Who

Non fee-paying secondary schools

Open to any students in schools
Groups sizes should be a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 30 depending on the size of the space

**Schools who sign up for Dance Journey or Step INTRO Dance before Easter will be able to take part in our Step Around Town, Day of Dance, and Step Live Festival events for an additional £50**