If we have sufficient interest we will open a grade 6 class for 2018
WHAT DOES A DRAKONDALE DAY FEEL LIKE?
Before you get excited about joining The Drakondale Girls Choir School, you need to understand just how demanding a day can be.
Below is a typical example of how your day could go…..
06h00 WAKE UP
06h10 – 06h50 ZUMBA/BALLET/MODERN/TAP
06h50 – 07h20 SHOWER, DRESS & TIDY
09h50-10h10 SNACK BREAK
10h10-11h10 CHOIR REHEARSAL
11h10-12h10 NATURAL SCIENCE
12h10-12h50 LUNCH BREAK
14h20-14h30 SNACK BREAK
14h30-15h05 MUSIC THEORY
16h30-17h30 CHOIR REHEARSAL
17h30 -18h15 DINNER
18h15-19h15 SHOWER & PRACTISE TIME
19h15 -20h00 SNACK & CHILL
20h30 LIGHTS OUT
In most cases, boarding consists of weekly boarding with the girls going home on Friday afternoons and coming back on aSunday evening. However, for students residing OUT OF Kwa-Zulu Natal or International students, monthly boarding or even term boarding is an option.
For all students, a minimum of one IN weekend every month is a necessity and parents will be notified at least two weeks in advance.
Regular school tours and concerts will generally be fixed for these “IN” weekends.
AUDITIONS & ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS
Auditions and entrance examinations are generally held on one weekend a month – every month of the year. (Special dates can be arranged on request).
School fees are payable IN ADVANCE
Fees include full board & lodge
REGISTRATION & ADMIN COSTS : R1500 (once off)
FULL YEAR(1 payment)…………………….R108 000 (R 108 000)
QUARTERLY (4 payments) ………………..R28 500 (R114 000)
(10 payments, Jan – October)…………….R12 000 (R120 000)
FORMAL: The formal summer uniform is a black dress with orange trim . It is worn with a white short sleeved, round necked T-shirt, white socks and black school shoes.
INFORMAL: The informal is black shorts (culottes) with a black and orange t-shirt. Worn with black sandals. Black tracksuit tops with orange trim or black jerseys may be worn.
FORMAL: The winter uniform is the same black & orange school dress worn with a white polo top, black tights and black school shoes.
Regulation school ponchos or track suit tops, black jerseys, or black blazers may be worn – but will be regulated to ensure everyone wears the same for any outings.
INFORMAL: Black Track suit (regulation) with black & orange T-shirt.
Regulation school ponchos or track suit tops, black jerseys, or black blazers may be worn.