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TP Academy

September 2020 – July 2021

OUR ONLINE TERM 2 IS NOW OPEN

Welcome to the TP Academy. We are a flagship cultural venue and a pioneering Learning Theatre, where inspirational artists meet aspirational young people. We are home to world class creative learning and performance, with, by and for young people, providing a talent pipeline into the creative industries.

We’re so excited to invite you to join Term 2 and The safety of our students, parents, members of the community and TP staff are paramount to us.

Please see below our new exciting programme and all the new features we have introduced to make our student’s experience an amazing, safe and enjoyable one! Only members of Theatre Peckham will have access to book.

TP Academy classes are for children and young people aged 3 – 16 years old. If you’re aged 16+ head on over to our Young Peckham Academy for our creative programme. 

BOOKING NOW OPEN

JOIN OUR ACADEMY AND BECOME OF MEMBER OF THEATRE PECKHAM
For just £10 a year, becoming a member gives you exclusive access to our TP Academy classes, exciting benefits such as casting announcements, specialist workshops and training, ticket discounts, priority booking and exclusive insights into our projects. Plus you help support the vital work we are doing in our community – thank you!

OUR 2020/21 ACADEMY TIMETABLE

MONDAY: MOVERS

TIMESTUDIO 1STUDIO 2THEATRE
4pm – 4.45pmMusical Theatre Acting and Dancing (3-5yrs)
5pm – 5.45pmMusical Theatre Acting and Dancing (6-9yrs)Acro (5-15yrs)
6pm – 7pmMusical Theatre: Afro Fusion (10-13yrs)

TUESDAY: MUSIC SKILLS

TIMESTUDIO 1STUDIO 2THEATRE
5pm – 6pmYoung Music Producers (8-11yrs)Young Music Producers (12-16yrs)

WEDNESDAY: ARTISTIC SKILLS

TIMESTUDIO 1STUDIO 2THEATRE
4pm – 4.45pmBallet Academy Beginners
5pm – 5.45pmBallet Academy IntermediateTap Academy Beginners
6pm – 7pmTap Academy Intermediate/AdvancedBallet Advanced

THURSDAY: EXPRESS YOURSELF

TIMESTUDIO 1STUDIO 2THEATRE
4.30pm – 5.15pmStreet Dance Academy (5-7yrs)Acting (8-11yrs)
5.30pm – 6.15pmStreet Dance Academy (8-11yrs)
5.30pm – 6.30pmJunior Acting Company (12-16yrs)

FRIDAY: TRIPLE TALENT

TIMESTUDIO 1STUDIO 2THEATRE
4pm – 4.45pmMusical Theatre Songs (5-11yrs)

SATURDAY: TALENT

TIMESTUDIO 1STUDIO 2THEATRE
9.30am – 10.15amTap Academy Beginners Tots (3-5yrs)
10.30am – 12.30pmY&T Theatre Creators (9-11yrs)Y&T Theatre Creators (6-8yrs)Y&T Theatre Creators (12-16yrs)
1pm – 2.30pmBackstage Academy (12-16yrs)

ARTS AWARD
From this year our students will be able to complete their Arts Awards Discover and Arts Awards Gold. Find out more here.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

ACADEMY FEES:

£55/term
Y&T £110/term
Fees are non-refundable once booked

CAN I APPLY FOR FEE SUPPORT? Yes, those who are in receipt of benefits (we accept the following: housing benefits, job seekers allowance, disability benefits, universal credit, free school meals) can apply for fee support. Please send an email to membership@theatrepeckham.co.uk with the full name of the child/children, age/s, parent full name and the proof attached to the email. The proof can be a letter from the council, a bill, a letter from the school, etc. The proof must clearly have the name of the parent on it as well as the date must be visible. This must be not earlier than July 2020.

LONDON SPORT BURSARY If your young person is aged 8-13yrs and hasn’t previously engaged with a TP Academy dance class, you may be eligible for one of our London Sports Bursaries. This grant allows you to book either Acro, Street Dance (8-11) or Musical Theatre: Afro Fusion (10-13) for just £10 per term (£10 membership still required). Please fill out this form if you would like further information.

TERM DATES 

TERM 2 Monday 18th January 2021 with last week commencing Monday 29th March 2021.
TERM 3 Monday 26th April 2021 with last week commencing Monday 5th July 2021. 

HOW TO BOOK:

PARENTS INFORMATION: Parents must read all our Terms and Conditions and Covid Safeguarding Guidelines.
It is the parent’s responsibility to read and understand the new policies we have in place in light of Covid-19. 

Registration for classes will open 4 January

To register your child with the TP Academy parents must follow these steps: 
1. Become a member of Theatre Peckham by filling out the registration form and paying the membership fee of only £10 per year, per child.
2. If you have more then 1 child, you must complete one online registration form for each child. If parents fail to do so, they will be unable to book the TP Academy classes
3. Once you have completed the Online Membership form and paid the £10 fee, you will then be able to book your class (once the Academy booking is open) to book your child/young person onto the Academy.

Notice: if Theatre Peckham is required to close due to government advice, we will continue to deliver the sessions on Zoom, the schedule will be the same. 

You can read our Risk Assessment for the reopening of the Academy and Building here