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Did anyone else clock this on the RBS website? 



Join us in Covent Garden this Spring and curate your own Intensive Course

The Royal Ballet School will deliver a newprogramme of courses during the Easter break 2022. We are delighted to bring you an exciting variety of programmes in Covent Garden, as we are unable to offer our usual residential course at White Lodge this Spring.



4-8 April 2022



The Royal Ballet School, 46 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DA

Please note, this is a non-residential course.



Students aged 12-13 and 14-15 years old (age by 1 May 2022).


Application deadlines

Applications open 25 October.

Applications close 17 November.



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Schools in neighbouring authorities here do not break up until 8th April and, since the disruption caused by the pandemic, many schools are being extra strict about attendance even for other educational activities. 

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‘Non residential’ 

I think that explains it 


Covid cases in many UK schools are soaring namely because there are close to zero mitigation’s in place - many windows simply don’t open and mask wearing is not being encouraged.
Also, even though vaccines are now bring offered, many parents are deciding it ‘isn’t safe’ for their children to get them.
eg They’ve done their ‘own research’ (Facebook/ YouTube), sadly watching a few anti vax videos does not equate to decades of study of medical professionals - but hey I’m going off topic. 

White Lodge is a boarding school so it makes perfect sense for them to offer this type of non boarding intensive during a pandemic.

It also puts them in a stronger position should restrictions change next year after everyone has booked. 

Edited by CMcBallet
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