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Holiday courses

In line with the Government’s announcement, we are delighted our activity courses will be going ahead this summer. Some changes may need to be implemented to ensure the safety of the children and adults taking part, and our staff running the courses, but further information will be sent to attendees in due course. We look forward to welcoming your child (or you) on one of the courses below and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

The aim of our holiday courses is to provide a combination of focus and fun so that your child can enjoy themselves, make new friends, and at the same time improve their individual sporting talents.

Bryanston's 400 acres are an impressive setting for the sports courses and include extensive playing fields bordered by the river Stour. The new sports hall provides excellent facilities. Overall the grounds, combined with the superb indoor and outdoor facilities Bryanston has to offer, provides the perfect environment for participants to focus on developing their skills and enjoy their sport. 

We offer a wide range of courses to keep you or your child occupied throughout both the Easter and Summer holidays. There is something for everyone so don't delay, book your holiday course now. 

We also accept Childcare vouchers from certain providers for our courses. For further information, please contact us using the link.

Important information 

Safety and Supervision
The safety of the children is of paramount importance.  All coaches have professional coaching qualifications.  Coaching will be in groups small enough to ensure individual attention but large enough to enable the children to practise unit skills.  All other physical activities will be supervised by appropriately qualified staff.  When not being coached, the children will be in the care of experienced staff who will look after all aspects of welfare and enjoyment as well as providing a sympathetic ear when required.

Meals and Refreshments

All meals will be provided in the Dining Hall where there is a variety of healthy options, both hot and cold, including a salad bar. Snacks and drinks can be purchased from our Café. There will be refreshments breaks between coaching sessions. All players are asked to bring a water bottle with them.

Activities
In addition to the high level of coaching the children are also given the opportunity to participate in other activities.  This not only gives them the chance to experience a range of pursuits but also provides a break from the main sport interest.Activities may include kayaking on the river, climbing on our superb purpose-built climbing tower, squash, swimming and badminton.

Dress Code and Equipment
A full kit list for each sport will be provided prior to the start of the course.  Suitable attire for each course will need to be worn with children bringing their own cricket bat, tennis racket, hockey stick as appropriate.  For the riding course participants need to have their own horse/pony.

If you have any questions, please contact Sam Tonks on 01258 484677.

Summer Junior Dance Course (Ages 7-10)

Monday 02 August 2021 - Wednesday 04 August 2021

The three-day course is designed for all abilities to take part in a variety of dance workshops, based on different iconic Disney films, in order to achieve a short performance for friends and family to come and watch at the end of the three days.

While moving to songs from many enjoyable and well-known soundtracks, the dancers will cover many styles such as; commercial, jazz, street, lyrical and contemporary. The pupils will spend time working all together as well as in small groups. They will get the opportunity to improve their knowledge and dance skills from two Bryanston dance teachers, as well as a chance to be creative and contribute to the show themselves.

Participants will spend the majority of time in the new state of the art sports centre, which has a beautiful dance studio with sprung floors and full-length mirrors. The pupils will then get the opportunity to perform with lights and costumes to make their Disney performance come to life!

Course Aims

Course Details

  • Age Group
    7-10
  • Arrival Date
    Monday 02 August 2021
  • Departure Date
    Wednesday 04 August 2021
  • Times
    9am-4pm
  • Residential Course Fee
  • Non-residential Course Fee
    £150

Course director - Bryony Holder

Bryony has a wealth of knowledge and experience of teaching dance from a young age. She has experience in various styles, having entered many street dance competitions with Pure Funk and Studio B as well as dancing at Sadler's Wells Theatre. As Bryony progressed, she became more interested in choreography and teaching, so went on to study Dance BA Hons at the University of Chichester and there found a love for contemporary. She has been teaching dance at Bryanston for the past six years in favourite styles of street dance and contemporary and enjoys working towards the big Bryanston Dance Show each year.

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