Mobile: 07876 703969 – Frances Horridge (Academy Principal)
Open Monday to Saturday from 8am – 7:30pm
Please read our FAQ’s for quick answers to our most asked questions.
A: Typically a term lasts 13 weeks with 12 workshops,1 week off for half term two weeks off for Christmas and Whitsun and six weeks off over the summer.
A: For community classes, full term of twelve lessons costs £90 which works out at £7.50 per lesson.
For after school primary classes, a full term costs £78.
A: The current termly fee for each child is £90 per term or re enrolment. Should a child join part way through the term, they are charged what we call an initial enrolment fee, which is calculated against how many lessons remain in that term.
A: Yes, but you should let your principal know either by contacting them first or by filling out a pupil referral form.
A: Generally, the termly holidays fit in with all students give or take a day or two. With half term holidays, we cannot guarantee that it fits exactly with all children as the school holidays vary. You should find most holidays fit in with your holidays. All calendars for individual academies are available from this site.
A: This is fine, speak to your principal about this. Principals usually offer a 10% discount for parents bringing 2 children to the class.
A: Classes will have a maximum of 25 children on the register.
A: Usually your child will be given the opportunity to move up to an older group, however it is not uncommon for children to want stay in their particular group if they have made friends.
A: At the end of each term all parents will be sent an invoice for the next term for their child. The invoice will have the start date of the new term. Payment should be made via BACS using the bank details on the invoice or you can pay by cheque made payable to The Wake Up Drama Academy.
No, we are an acting academy and focus purely on the techniques of acting for stage and television. Some elements of movement will be studied as will some vocal warm up exercises, but your child will not be required to sing or dance.
A: Each academy is run by our principals who have undergone training with The Wake Up Drama Academy Ltd. Each principal has their own performance based background and experience working with children. All of our principals carry their own (DBS) police check and public liability insurance.
A: All children are welcome regardless of experience or background. Wake Up Drama Academy principals may advise against enrolment or in extreme cases refuse enrolment if the principal believes that it is unsafe for the individual or the group.
A: That is perfectly fine, we can simply put them back on the register.