September 2017

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Autumn term dates: 20 September – 29 November 2017. Half term break 25 October – no session. All sessions are on Wednesdays.

The following activities are run by Woking Group:

Contemporary Dance for 11+. Starting Wednesday 4 October.

Our wonderful and inspirational dance teacher Angela is offering an initial block of 3 sessions of contemporary dance, from 1pm – 1.50pm on Wednesdays at the Boxing Club situated in Woking Park same building where our hall is). If this block of sessions has enough children that want to continue next half term, we will be offering another block of 5 sessions then.
Angela will be focusing on dance routines to modern chart music, possible adding some dance troupe style synchronised dancing if she has enough children in the class.

The 3 sessions are a total of £21. To book your place(s), please send payment by Paypal, Friends and Family, to bookings@wokinghe.org and email the same address to confirm payment and names/ages of child(ren). If you wish you may book a taster session for £7 before committing to the rest of the sessions.

IMPORTANT

The boxing club’s studio is perfect for dance as it has a sprung floor and floor length mirrors. However, it also has a lot of equipment that could be distracting for some children – punch bags hanging to the side of the floor area and a small boxing ring. We have assured the owners of the boxing club that the children will not touch or play with any of their equipment. Please only sign your child up to the classes if you feel they can avoid the ‘temptations’ in the room. The age range has been raised slightly due to the new venue. Additionally, only dancers will be allowed in the studio. There is an entrance area where parents/siblings may watch though the doors if they wish.

Social time

All Wednesdays up to and including 29 November, 12:30 – 2.30pm. £2 per family. No need to book, simply turn up. Takes place in our new hall on the first floor (there’s a lift). Paypal in advance (bookings@wokinghe.org) or cash on the door.

Yoga Conditioning for adults

Yoga Conditioning class for adults at Woking Group. This class is for us, the parents and carers. Wednesdays 11:15 – 12:15 at the Boxing Club in Woking Park (same building as the Woking Group hall). First class this coming Wednesday 4 October. Pay As You Go, £6 per session payable either in advance (PayPal) to bookings@wokinghe.org or cash on the door to the teacher. No need to book, just turn up and bring a yoga mat.
The class is designed to strengthen & tone, pulling together elements of Pilates & Yoga. It will also create mobility & flexibility, improving posture & balance using flowing movement combinations to great music. The teacher is an experienced professional fitness instructor that teaches at the leisure centre and other sport venues in the area. We are running a block of 3 sessions to gauge interest with the option to continue after half term.
For health & safety and insurance reasons we can’t have children in the studio during the class, nor can they be left unsupervised in the waiting area outside the studio. Any questions please ask.

The following activities are run by the providers themselves. Please contact them directly for questions and bookings:

Script writing with Guildford Shakespeare Company. Rehearse new plays (inspired by Shakespeare’s texts) for a special gala performance on 2 December 2017. Using scripts written by the children over the last year, this is a unique opportunity to see how scripts develop from page to stage. 9:45 – 11:00. For ages 8 – 16. For more info and to book a place please contact Guildford Shakespeare Company directly and quote ‘Woking HE Wednesday’. If the email link doesn’t work please use this email: education@guildford-shakespeare-company.co.uk.

Drama with Guildford Shakespeare Company. Exploring Shakespeare’s Hamlet through performance. We will analyse the text, create the characters and explore the scenes through practical rehearsal exercises. The term will end with a private performance to friends and family. 11:15 – 12:30. For ages 8 – 16. For more info and to book a place please contact Guildford Shakespeare Company directly and quote ‘Woking HE Wednesday’. If the email link doesn’t work please use this email: education@guildford-shakespeare-company.co.uk.

French and German Clubs with Anna’s Language Lab. Taster sessions available throughout the term. Details here: Languages Home Ed Schedule Sep 2017

Football with Westfield FC / Sturridge Football Academy. For ages 5 – 15.  Run by Sturridge Academy, please contact them directly.

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