Dancewear & Gifts

GIFTS

We are in the process of building this section but catalogues are available at the school if you wish to see a selection of gifts available. They make great birthday 
gifts / stocking fillers and a varied price range.

 

 

COSTUMES

The school has been established for Forty years and have a vast amount of costumes to hire. Looking for one leotard, a pair of tights or a set of skeleton costumes –
give us a call and ask or tell us what you need - we will be happy to help.

 
 
DANCEWEAR / UNIFORM

SDSD pupils purchase their uniform from the dance wear section of the school. 
This is a convenient way to get the uniform and shoes fitted correctly.
Fitting schedules are listed on the dance premises or can be requested by arrangement. 
SD Dancewear are always happy to help, advise and can also supply all dancewear and shoes to non-pupils.

 

School Uniform

Ballet Tots and  Adult classes and street do not have uniform, all other classes do. 

The grooming and appearance of a pupil is considered

to be an important part of the School’s tradition, and an

essential part of their learning experience and progression.

ALL UNIFORM IS TO BE FITTED, ORDERED AND PURCHASED

THROUGH THE SCHOOL.

Please contact office@susandiane.co.uk to arrange a fitting.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Zipped ‘HOODIES’ with the ‘Susan Diane School’ Logo are AVAILABLE IN BLACK or PINK for the younger pupils These must be worn to classes and when representing the Dance School in extra performance arenas

 

Please ensure that children and students cover up when

leaving the Hall ie. track suit bottoms or something similar.

 

DANCE SHOES should NOT be worn outdoors and

are to be changed once in the Dressing Room.

NO OUT DOOR SHOES TO BE WORN IN THE DANCE STUDIO

 

NO WATCHES, JEWELLERY OR FASHION HAIR ACCESSORIES SHOULD BE WORN IN CLASS.

 

PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL ITEMS OF CLOTHING ARE

CLEARLY NAMED AND EASY TO READ.

 

BALLET UNIFORM (Girls)

Please note there is no uniform for the Ballet Tots classes. 

Pre School, Primary and Standard 1 Classes:

  • Sky blue sleeveless cotton lycra leotard

  • Sky blue chiffon circular skirt

  • Pink satin full soled Ballet shoes with elastic

  • Pink Ballet ankle socks (Ballet tights optional for winter)

  • Sky blue cotton lycra Ballet Dance wrap

  • Hair must be securely tied back off the face in a ‘bun’ or ‘plaits & over’. NO Fashion Hair clips/Bands/Scrunchies, etc.

 

Grade 1 As for St 2/Gr2 but with Sky Blue cotton lycra leotard & wrap.

 

Standard 2 / Grade 2 - Standard 3 / Grade 3 inc.:

  • Navy blue cotton lycra sleeveless leotard

  • Navy blue ballet waist elastic belt

  • Pink leather full soled Ballet shoes with elastic

  • Pink Ballet tights

  • Navy blue cotton lycra ballet wrap

  • Hair must be securely tied back off the face in a ‘bun’ or similar Balletic style without accessories.

 

Standard 4 / Grade 4 - upwards:

  • Black styled sleeveless cotton lycra leotard

  • Black ballet waist elastic

  • Pink leather full soled Ballet shoes with elastic

  • Pink Convertible Ballet tights

  • Black cotton lycra ballet wrap (Optional for warmth NOT T.shirts)

  • Character skirt and shoes to be purchased when advised by the teacher.

  • Hair must be securely tied back off the face in a ‘bun’ or similar Balletic style.

  • A supportive black or flesh coloured bra should be worn if necessary.

 

Standard 6 / Grade 6 and above:

Uniform basically as for St / Grade 5 but to be discussed with the teacher. Split soled Ballet shoes with elastics may also be worn at the discretion of the teacher.

 

St / Gr 6 and above (Cont.d):

 

  • POINTE SHOES ) Commencement of pointe work is personal to each individual and only when the necessary technique and strength have been reached. Students will have at least a terms preparation and when the teacher feels that they are ready, they will be advised which specialist dancewear shops to visit in order to be expertly fitted.

 

NB - Every Ballet student should equip themselves with self hair coloured ‘BUN NETS’, ‘HAIR GRIPS’ and ‘PINS’ from any hair accessory outlet or order them through ‘Susan Diane Dancewear’.

 

 

 

JAZZ UNIFORM (Girls)

 

Primary and Grade 1 Classes:
  • High neck royal blue sleeveless lycra leotard

  • Royal blue stirrup tights

 

Grade 2 and above:

  • Hi neck Black lycra and velour leotard – colour choice of Turquoise / Red / Delphinium.

  • Black lycra ‘Capri’ tights

  • Black fitted ‘ Susan Diane School’ T.shirt

  • A supportive black or flesh coloured bra should always be worn if necessary.

 

For all MODERN JAZZ / TAP grades

hair must be securely tied back and off the face.

 

 

 

 

TAP UNIFORM (Girls)

 

Body wear: as for the appropriate standard of Jazz Class.
 
Shoes:

Primary and Grade 1 Classes – white ‘low heel’ PU two eyelet tap shoes with heel taps. White ankle socks.

 

Grade 2 and Grade 3 – Black low heel OR ‘Bloch’ low heel synthetic leather ‘Student’ tap shoe. Black trainer socks

 

Grade 4 and above – Black Leather ‘Oxford’ tap shoes with teletone taps.

 

 

 

 

BALLET UNIFORM (Boys)

 

Pre School, Primary and Standard 2 / Grade 2 Classes:
  • White short sleeved cotton lycra leotard

  • Black cotton lycra fitted cycling shorts

  • White full soled leather ballet shoes with elastics

  • White ballet ankle socks

 

 

Standard 3 / Grade 3 and above:

  • White short sleeved cotton lycra leotard

  • Black cotton lycra stirrup feet leggings

  • White full soled leather ballet shoes with elastics

  • White ballet socks worn over the tights (Pupil’s own)

  • For older male pupils, male dance supports must be worn and are available to order through a reputable sports shop.

 

 

JAZZ UNIFORM (Boys)

 
All Boys Classes:
  • JUNIOR BOYS - Black cotton lycra Jazz Trousers

  • SENIOR BOYS – Lightweight black jogging bottom (Own purchase – No logos)

  • Black ‘Just Boys’ T Shirt

  • Male dance support for older pupils

  • Knee Pads (Optional as advised by the teacher)

 

 

 

TAP UNIFORM (Boys)

 

Body wear: as for the appropriate standard of Jazz Class.

 

Shoes:

Primary and Grade 1 Classes: Black PU two eyelet tap shoes with heel taps. Black ankle socks

 

Grade 2 and Grade 3: Black low heel OR ‘Bloch’ low heel synthetic leather ‘Student’ tap shoe. Black trainer socks

 

Grade 4 and above: Black Leather ‘Oxford’ tap shoes with teletone taps.

 

GIFTS

We are in the process of building this section but catalogues are available at the school if you wish to see a selection of gifts available. They make great birthday 
gifts / stocking fillers and a varied price range.

 

 

COSTUMES

The school has been established for Forty years and have a vast amount of costumes to hire. Looking for one leotard, a pair of tights or a set of skeleton costumes –
give us a call and ask or tell us what you need - we will be happy to help.

 

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