BRIT Summer School

BRIT SUMMER SCHOOL

A CREATIVE AND PERFORMANCE-BASED SUMMER SCHOOL FOR 8-16 YEAR OLDS

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WHAT'S ON OFFER?

DANCE

A physically demanding course where students will explore a variety of techniques and styles as well as working towards a number of set pieces of choreography.

INTERACTIVE DIGITAL DESIGN

Students will have the opportunity to explore quick tricks in Photoshop, 3D and motion graphics.

FILM

Using a wide range of industry standard equipment, you will explore and experiment with a range of media resources to work towards a final project.

MUSIC

Surrounded by outstanding facilities, you will have the opportunity to experience a range of techniques for singing and creating music.

PERFORMANCE SKILLS

Students will build confidence whilst focusing on developing performance skills and techniques for both acting and song involving musical theatre.

 

Students are divided into groups according to their age e.g. 8-10, 11-13 and 14-16-year-olds. Each group is taught by one of our industry specialists. Every student will experience all the activities every day.

 

WHEN?

 

Monday, 26th July 

to

Friday 30th July

 

8:45AM - 4:15PM

 

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Anyone aged 8 to 16 (sorry, we cannot make any exceptions to this). The programme is designed to give young people the opportunity to explore their own passion and interests in the arts as a whole. They will experience both the creative and performing arts.

COST

Student £290
Concessions (Existing BRIT Kids student) £270

SIGN UP

To be able to book a place in one week or two weeks, please complete the form following the link below.

 

FAQs

Should I have any previous experience before applying?

No, there are no requirements other than an interest and an open mind.

How do we pay?

Once you have completed the booking form, we will contact you by email for payment, and you will follow the online payment instructions. Once paid, you will receive the relevant booking confirmation details and any further information by email.

What does a normal day look like?

You will arrive at The BRIT School between 8:30-8:45AM where you will sign-in in the main reception with our Summer Programme Staff.

Classes will start at 9:00 AM. Each session is 70 minutes long, and you will have 5 minutes to move between creative and performance-based classes throughout your day. Each student will be placed in group A-F and will remain in this group for the duration of the week. They will repeat the order of their sessions daily for continuity.

An exemplar timetable can be seen below:

Will I be able to leave early?

No, the day is set for you to complete all 5 sessions every day. Students will be expected to participate in all activities.

How long are the breaks?

There will be a 15-minute break from 11:30 -11:45AM and a 45-minute lunch break from 1:00-1:45pm. Of course, students will be able to have unscheduled breaks as appropriate during their sessions.

What should we do for snacks and lunch?

Food and drink is NOT provided and students MUST bring a packed lunch/snack with them as well as a water bottle. There are water fountains on site and these will be able to be used. Please ensure that their packed lunches are NUT-FREE.

When is the day over?

The day finishes at 4:15PM. Children will need to be collected between 4:15-4:30PM by their parent or someone who has been identified as a contact on the initial contact questionnaire.

What should I bring?

  1. Comfortable & suitable shoes for activities that they will be moving about in.
  2. Wear loose fitting clothing (e.g. a tracksuit, t-shirt, top).
  3. A healthy packed lunch (nut-free please) with 2 healthy snacks.
  4. A water bottle — don’t worry if children drink it all, we have water fountains.

What should I wear?

You will be taking part in performance-based activities, so it is important that you wear comfortable clothing that is suitable to dance in. Some might wish to bring a change of clothes, but this is not necessary. You will not need to bring any specific equipment. This will be made available at the school.

Is there a performance at the end of the week?

Yes, there will be a small sharing amongst your peers and no external audience.

What if my child has an allergy?

Please can parents and guardians inform us of any allergies that their child(ren) has/have before they attend our Summer Programme on the Summer School Booking Form so that the team can take all necessary precautions. The BRIT School also run a NO NUTS policy on their Summer Programme.

Performing and Creative Arts Safe Practice Guidelines COVID-19

1. Students are regularly informed about what good hygiene is.

2. Clean hands thoroughly more often than usual and as students change over lessons.

3. Ensure good respiratory hygiene - ‘catch it, bin it, kill it’ approach.

4. Minimise contact between individuals and maintain social distancing as possible in the teaching circumstances.

5. No changing facilities used onsite students come prepared.

6. Resources that are shared between classes or bubbles are cleaned frequently.

7. Students bring their own water bottles and use them as required.

8. Utilise available cleaning stations and cleaning equipment as appropriate to the teaching circumstances and equipment usage.

9. Children can, if they choose to, wear face coverings as they move in communal areas such as corridors but these are not advised in practical subjects such as dance.

Should National guidelines change, The BRIT Summer School will review this in accordance with Government guidance.

Last updated: 21/05/2021

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