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TERM DATES

2023/2024

SPRING TERM

Starts: Monday 8th January 2024

Closed Half Term: w/b Monday 19th February 2024

Ends: Thursday 21st March 2024

 

SUMMER TERM

Starts: Monday 15th April 2024

Closed Half Term:

ALL DEGREE STUDENTS - Monday 27th May 2024 - Friday 7th June 2024 (2 weeks)

ALL SIXTH FORM STUDENTS - Monday 27th May 2024 - Friday 31st May 2024 (1 week)

 

Summer Show: Thursday 4th & Friday 5th July 2024

Ends: Friday 5th July 2024 - ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS

 

2024/2025

 

AUTUMN TERM

Starts: Tuesday 17th September YEAR 1 DEGREE

Starts: Wednesday 18th September ALL SIXTH FORM

Starts: Thursday 19th September ALL YEAR 2 & 3 DEGREE

Closed Half Term: w/b Monday 28th October 2024

Christmas Show: Friday 13th & Saturday 14th December 2024

Ends: Saturday 14th December 2024

 

SPRING TERM

Starts: Tuesday 7th January 2025

Closed Half Term: w/b Monday 17th February 2025

Ends: Friday 28th March 2025

 

SUMMER TERM

Starts: Tuesday 22nd April 2025

Closed Half Term:

ALL DEGREE STUDENTS - w/b Monday 26th May & Monday 2nd June 2025 (2 weeks)

ALL SIXTH FORM STUDENTS - w/b Monday 26th May 2025 (1 week)

 

Summer Show: TBC

Ends: TBC - ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS

PAYMENTS/STORE

Please use the button below to navigate to the Dancebox Store where you will find the relevant products to make payments.

BOOK ONLINE

Please use the button below to navigate to the Dancebox booking area where you can book your additional college classes.

BOOK ONLINE
Book Online
New Starter

NEW STARTER INFORMATION

Hello to all our new starters for September 2024,

Congratulations once again on successfully auditioning to join Dancebox!

Firstly, commend yourselves for this significant achievement. The calibre of applicants this year was exceptionally high, making the selection process extremely competitive. Securing a place at Dancebox College is a testament to your exceptional talent and dedication—qualities that set you apart and align with our tradition of excellence.

We eagerly anticipate welcoming you to the college later this year. In preparation, we've compiled some essential information below to ensure you're fully prepared to embark on your transformative journey at Dancebox!

STUDENT LOAN APPLICATION DETAILS / PROCESS

You can now begin the process of applying for your tuition fee and maintenance loans using the information listed below:

  • Create your account and make your application here: https://www.gov.uk/apply-online-for-student-finance

  • Once you get to the 'Course & Fees' section:

    1. 'Where do you plan to study?' enter 'Buckinghamshire New University'

    2. 'What course...?' enter 'W3DB'

    3. Click on the blue 'Professional Dance & Musical Theatre' text

    4. Click 'Continue'

  • You should have confirmation of the course selection as 'Professional Dance and Musical Theatre - Bachelor Degree with Honours - Buckinghamshire New University'

  • You should then be able to complete your tuition fee loan application, with the correct fee tariff of £9250 being automatically generated by the system.

  • You should also then be able to continue to make your maintenance loan application if required.

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Self Funding Student

SELF-FUNDING STUDENTS

 

If you are planning on paying your fees without accessing loan funding, please let us know by email to vocational@danceboxstudios.co.uk. We will invoice you directly for fees, which will be payable either in one lump sum prior to the start of the academic year, or you can opt to pay in instalments as per the schedule below.

 

Single Payment Option A/Y 24/25

£9250.00 - Payment Deadline - Friday 30th August '24

 

Instalment Payment Option A/Y 24/25

Payment 1 - £3083.33 - Payment Deadline - Friday 30th August '24

Payment 2 - £3083.33 - Payment Deadline - Friday 27th December '24

Payment 3 - £3083.34 - Payment Deadline - Friday 25th April '25

HOW TO JOIN THE NEW STARTERS FORUM / ONLINE CHAT GROUP

We hope that the forum will be a really useful place to meet your classmates, ask questions and also connect with our existing students about all things Dancebox!

 

Feel free to comment on the introductory post to introduce yourself but if you have a question that you'd like one of our existing students to respond to, please feel free to use the 'Create New Post' option to start a new thread.

You can access the forum HERE using the password DBstart24

ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION IN MILTON KEYNES

 

  • Clarence House (and other Central MK properties)

Golden Living - https://www.glpcsuk.com/ - info@glpcsuk.com -  01908 200881

 

  • The students in the Forum page will also be able to provide additional contacts for estate agents in the local area who provide accommodation for students.

We are also compiling a host family list from our Junior School and will add this to this page as soon as we can.

Online DanceBox

ACCOMMODATION IN BEDFORD

Bedford provides one of the only dedicated Halls of Residence in the local area which provides accommodation exclusively for full time students.

Polhill Park - Bedford - X5 Bus - about 30-40 minutes in morning traffic

https://wearehomesforstudents.com/student-accommodation/bedford/polhill-park

ACCOMMODATION IN NORTHAMPTON

Northampton is only about 15 minutes by train from Milton Keynes and offers plentiful student accommodation as there is a large university in the city. The following estate agents are all part of the Northampton Student Landlord Network and all have an affiliation with the University of Northampton, but offer accommodation to students of other universities / colleges.

UNIFORM

Detailed information about the uniform requirements for each subject / class can be found in the PDFs below.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

  • Online Accommodation Q&A - Wednesday 17th April - 6.00pm

  • Online Freshers 'Introduction to Student Life' - Friday 17th May - 6.00pm

  • In-person Orientation Day - Friday 21st June - 12.00 - 4.00pm

  • Uniform Ordering Deadline - Friday 28th June

  • Term Starts - Tuesday 17th September

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