OAKWOOD ACADEMY

OF DANCE

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Oakwood Academy
10 Broadbent Close
Rownhams
Southampton
Hampshire SO16 8LQ

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The History of Oakwood Academy

 

1963 – Ballet classes commenced by Mrs Pyatt in a private house in Oakwood Road, Chandlers Ford.

Classes were then taken over by Mrs Diana Mills and moved to local halls in the Chandlers Ford area.

 

1980 – Miss Beverley introduced Modern, Tap and Jazz classes for Diana at Oakwood Academy.

 

1988 - Miss Beverley, the current principle, started to run Oakwood Academy with the children appearing in local venues producing small revue shows.

 

1999 – Oakwood Academy moved to their own studio in Shaftesbury Avenue, Chandlers Ford.

 

2006 – Oakwood Academy moved back into halls in Chandlers Ford.

2013 – Oakwood Academy celebrates its 50th Anniversary. A reunion was organised for all past and present students of Oakwood Academy and their families.