McMullen School

In January 2003 the Stacy McMullen School of Dance was established at Hedworthfield Community Centre, Jarrow offering classes in Tap & Stage. The school had approximately 5 pupils when it first opened. By the end of the schools first year they had over 40 pupils attending classes on a regular basis. With the schools successful 1st year Stacy's sister Emma decided to come on board and they were then able to offer classes in ballet and disco.

The school started expand quite rapidly and with the experience that Stacy & Emma had they decided to start entering pupils into competitions. In April 2005 they entered their pupils into their 1st ever competition, it proved to be very successful and from this they decided to enter into more competitions and in 2009 they now enter their pupils into approximately 7 competitions a year throughout the North East of England.