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Charlotte Gardiner Performing Arts, Jesmond

Lights, camera, action! At the Charlotte Gardiner Academy of Performing Arts, we strive to enhance performing arts learning through fun, inclusive and collaborative teaching. We provide something for everyone: circus skills, ballet, hiphop, break, stage combat, choreography, bollywood, jazz and tap!

  • Professional energetic and exciting classes
  • HIgh standard of performance training
  • Children will participate in musical theatre, singing and drama classes evry morning and a variety of performance classes in the afternoon.
  • Main hours 9.30am - 3.30pm with extra care available from 8.15am - 5.30pm.


Tuesday May 30th  - Friday 2nd June: SPACE WEEK!

Rocket into space and meet astronauts and aliens as you wander the far off planets and roam the galaxy. Music this week will be inspired by the planets and solar system, and we will transport you lightyears away with a spectacular end of week show!

Monday 5th June (as some schools have a teacher training day): MUSICALS DAY!

Enjoy the magic of the musicals on this one day workshop where you will sing and dance to your heart’s content!


Week 1: Monday 17th July - Friday 21st July: POP WEEK!

Learn music from the charts and strut your stuff to your favourite pop, R&B and hip hop songs!

Week 2: Monday 24th July - Friday 28th July: HOLLYWOOD GOLDS!

There's no business like show business! This week is all about the classic musicals and well loved songs from the golden age! 

Week 3: Monday 31st July - Friday 4th August: THE SWINGING 60s!

Upbeat music and catchy rhythms will take you to the era of the shimmy, the twist and even the mashed potato!

Week 4: Monday 7th August - Friday 11th August: WORLD TOUR!

This week will explore many of the fun and exotic places around the world. From India to Ireland, Africa and Spain, join us on a summer trip you won't forget!

Main workshop hours 9.30am – 3.30pm 

Extra care available from 8.15am - 5.30pm


1 week-£125,   2 weeks-£225,   3 weeks-£315,   4 weeks-£400

4 days-£110,   3 days-£90,   2 days-£65,   1 day-£35

Morning Extra Care - £4 a day

Evening Extra Care - £5 a day

Jesmond United Reformed Church


Call: 07407703070 

FB: CharlotteGardinerAcademyNewcastle    

Twitter: @CGAcademy

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Gosforth High School, Great North Road, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, NE3 2JH

1.37 miles  


Most children love to help in the kitchen, whether it is preparing a whole meal or baking some tasty treats. We have lots of yummy recipes that the children can help with, and that the whole family can then enjoy eating. Click here to take a look at our recipe section for mealtime inspiration and cheeky goodies to try with the family this summer!!!

Mother's Day Craft Ideas

Mother's Day Craft Ideas

Your Mum will LOVE receiving something homemade from you this Mothering Sunday...take a look at our ideas here and make something extra special that can be treasured for years to come - from a homemade bunch of flowers (maybe placed on a tray of breakfast in bed, to a beautifully crafted photo frame with the children's faces smiling back at her...