The History of our
School started in the 1960's. Ann (then Mosdell)
left High School and started teaching RAD Ballet (Royal Academy of Dance)
at Sylvania Heights where she grew-up. As the school grew she then opened a
class at Miranda.
Ann married (Derwent) and moved to Oatley
where she continued to open classes at Oatley
West and Mortdale. She started to teach Irish
Dancing after obtaining her TCRG and ADCRG (Teachers and Adjudiactors) qualifications, registered with An Coimissiun le Rinci Gaelacha.
As Irish Dancing became more
popular with 'Riverdance' and 'Lord of the
Dance', the classes expanded to Hornsby.
Louise Started teaching
while still at High School. She successfully obtained her TCRG (Teachers)
qualification and now teaches at Menai and
Clare has been a student at the Derwent School since
1999. She Started teaching during her second year of University under the
supervision of Ann and Louise and hopes to obtain her TCRG in the near