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Weekend School

Haileybury Turnford School
Mill Lane
Cheshunt
EN8 0JU

Directions

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Nearest Train Station: Cheshunt

Fees

Fees (3-6 years)

£150 per term (£37.50 a month on direct debit spread over the year)

£115 for second child, £75 for third child

New students are invited to do an initial two-week trial for £30.  This is deducted from the fees when you book for the rest of the term.

Fees (7-18 years)

£280 per term (£70 a month on direct debit spread over the year)

£210 for second child, £140 for third child

New students are invited to do an initial two-week trial for £60.  This is deducted from the fees when you book for the rest of the term.

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Term Times

Autumn Term:

28th September to 7th December 2019

Spring Term:

18th January to 28th March 2020

Class Times

Saturday Mornings

3 - 4 year olds:

9.30am – 11.00am
11.30am – 1.00pm

5 - 6 year olds:

9.30am – 11.00am
11.30am – 1.00pm

7 - 18 year olds:

10.00am – 1.00pm

Managers

Each school has its own manager who is a key member of the Jigsaw Arts team. The manager coordinates teachers, students and parents to ensure we have a safe, professional and smooth-running school.

Jigsaw Arts managers have a teaching and/or a performing background. In addition to their individual experience, all managers are trained by Jigsaw  to provide each school with a first-class consistent service. In larger schools an assistant is also provided.

Teachers

The students are coached by fully trained tutors who are well organised, energetic and passionate about teaching.

Jigsaw Arts takes every care when selecting new teachers for its schools. They all have experience in teaching or a formal qualification, with many still working professionally in the performing arts industry. All teachers have a DBS check and attend Jigsaw Arts teacher training sessions to provide consistent tutoring across our schools.

All schools are regularly inspected by Jigsaw Arts’ head office management team, to ensure that the quality of teaching is consistent.

Discipline policy

Jigsaw Arts requires all students to behave in a disciplined and professional manner. Students are expected to be punctual and committed to the course to achieve their full potential.

Students who have the desire to succeed in the performing arts industry need to learn the importance of self-discipline and hard work. Jigsaw Arts will remove from classes any student whose behaviour is deemed inappropriate, disrespectful or disruptive to other students and teachers.

Performing Arts Manager

Shannen
School Manager

Shannen has completed her professional training and teacher training at the University of Greenwich, Italia Conti Arts Centre, DNA Studios and The Penny Meekings’ Dance College, and holds her P.C.E and three full DDE qualifications. Shannen has been teaching all ages from toddlers to adults across several performing arts schools throughout Hertfordshire and has almost a decade of teaching experience behind her. Having taught for Jigsaw for several years already, she is delighted to take on the role as manager of two successful schools: Jigsaw Broxbourne and Jigsaw Ware-Hertford.

Jigsaw Performing Arts drama teacher

Shaun
Drama Teacher

Shaun has been involved in Performing Arts for over 15 years and went on to study at Anglian Ruskin University. After appearing in various productions in Hertfordshire he got his first television appearance on ‘The Pride of Britain Awards’ and went on to feature in the film ‘The Worlds End’. In recent years he has started his own theatre company, writing original plays for theatre and community based venues. Shaun is very excited for the term ahead at Jigsaw Arts!

 

Jigsaw Arts Dance Teacher

Zoe
Dance Teacher

Zoe’s training includes a 3 year Musical Theatre Diploma at Performance Preparation Academy, Guildford. Since graduating she has performed in various shows, touring the Spanish islands as Lead Vocalist and dancer and recently played the Wicked Queen in a production of Snow White. Zoe has many years of teaching experience in all performance disciplines and is very excited to be back at Jigsaw to teach dance this term.

Performing Arts manager Jigsaw Harlow

Rachel
Singing Teacher

Rachel trained in Acting at the Arden School of Theatre, Manchester before moving to London, gaining a degree in Musical Theatre at the London College of Music. Since graduating she has been performing in various concerts and musicals as a vocalist and dancer. Rachel has been teaching for Jigsaw over the last 18 months as both a performing arts and dance teacher and is very excited for the term ahead!

Jigsaw performing Arts Teacher

Tasha
Performing Arts Teacher

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Jigsaw Performing Arts Teacher

Kelsey
Performing Arts Teacher

Kelsey grew up and trained in Musical Theatre at the Sage Academy of Performing Arts in Newcastle. Since graduating she moved to London to kick start her career. Kelsey performed as a singer/dancer in Salou and Cyprus over the last few summers. She has also toured the UK in multiple pantomimes taking on the lead role as Sleeping Beauty and “Kitty” in Dick Whittington. She has taught in various performing art schools in both the North East and London for 7 years now. With her teaching experience and love of performing arts Kelsey is excited to join the Jigsaw team.

Jigsaw Drama Teacher

Matt
Teaching Assistant

Matt has been with Jigsaw since 2016 and is an energetic and focused Drama Teacher who loves working with Children to help them channel their energy and imagination into performance. Since graduating Drama School in the summer of 2018 Matt has started working as an actor and has already obtained a couple of professional credits to his name. He believes that as an actor it is important to “always keep one foot in the cradle” and thus finds working with children both rewarding and stimulating for his own creativity. Growing up in East Sussex, Matt regularly attended a local Drama Club with a similar ethos to Jigsaw of supporting children’s creativity and helping them gain more confidence. Matt completed the Foundation Course in Acting at the Oxford School of Drama in summer 2015 and went on to train for two years at Fourth Monkey Actor Training company in London.

Jigsaw Performing Arts Teaching Assistant

Hope
Teaching Assistant

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Certificates

Students are awarded certificates at the end of every year that they attend. We are rewarding commitment and effort rather than ability as we feel every student has personal objectives within the course. Students who reach 3 years or more are then awarded medals every year.

Reports

During our technique term, students concentrate on building and improving their skills, exploring many areas of the performing arts. During this term, parents will be given a written report on their child’s progress. The school manager is also available for ongoing verbal feedback.

Jigsaw Arts run three terms per year. Twice a year family and friends will be invited to watch a presentation or show combining dance, drama and singing. This is an excellent opportunity for the students to put their performance skills into practice.

Jigsaw Arts devises performances so that all students are included. Each student will be individually challenged as well as being encouraged to work as part of a team.

As well as our weekend Performing Arts Schools, Jigsaw offers entertaining and fun Birthday Parties for children at a location of your choosing throughout London, the Home Counties and South Wales. Our parties are perfect for children who love the performing arts and want a creative and imaginative, fun filled party.

What does Jigsaw provide?

One of our specialist performing arts teachers will take the children on an hour’s fun filled adventure through dance, singing and drama activities based on your child’s favourite theme! Past themes have included ‘Princesses and Pirates’, ‘Frozen’, ‘Superheroes’, ‘Under the Sea’ and many more. You pick the theme and our performing arts teacher will ensure that your child and their friends have a wonderful and memorable day. The sessions will run much like our Performing Arts Schools but with the added excitement of the entire party being designed for the birthday child and their guests.

We are more than happy to discuss any ideas that you may have for the content or theme in the build-up to the big day and are happy to suggest activities/games which can be incorporated into the themed party.

All out tutors are DBS checked and have had in-house training.

Activities will be appropriate for the age of the birthday child so please bear this in mind when inviting friends and family. These activities are suitable for a maximum of 20 children. We are unable to accommodate a larger group as we want to ensure that every child has a memorable experience.

What do I need to provide?

A clear space in your home or a small hall. We will also need a power point. If you would like to include any props (pass the parcel etc) then please provide these also. Leave the rest to us!

Costs and booking

£90 for an hour to a maximum of 20 children. There is a £10 surcharge for parties outside the M25.

A £40 deposit is payable in advance to secure your booking.

Deposits are non refundable. Should you wish to cancel your booking, 72 hours notice is required. If the appropriate notice has not been given you will be charged 50% of the balance

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Owing to our continued success and growth, we are always on the look-out for the very best teachers to enhance the Jigsaw team.

If you are interested in becoming part of the team, please send a cover letter and CV to:
Jigsaw Arts
64–66 High Street
Barnet EN5 5SJ

Or send your details here:
katecohen@jigsaw-arts.co.uk

Drama, Dance and Singing Teachers

  • Broxbourne
  • From £20 per hour (depending on experience)

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic teachers for our weekend schools.

You will be teaching drama, singing or dance to children 7 – 18 years OR performing arts to 3 – 6 years.  You must be available on Saturday mornings. All teachers should have a clear DBS check.

Please email a CV and covering letter to katecohen@jigsaw-arts.co.uk.

Alternatively, you can apply using the form below.