Benedict Primary School
Fees (3-6 years)
£165 per term (£41.25 a month on direct debit spread over the year)
£123.75 for second child, £85.50 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)
£297 per term (£74.25 a month on direct debit spread over the year)
£222.75 for second child, £148.50 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.
Saturday 23rd September to 2nd December 2023
Saturday 13th January to 23rd March 2024
Saturday 27th April to 6th July 2024
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
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:
Dance, Drama and Singing Teachers
- 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 email@example.com.
Alternatively, you can apply using the form below.
If you have any questions please complete the form below or call 020 8688 3409