Girls skip in circles in a garden, wearing gym shorts and knitted tops. A girl in pigtails smiles at the camera into the sun. A white cat has curled up in the grass. Young women arrive at the house with bicycles for ballet practice. Two young women perform a dance in Dutch costume on a small stage. Street views follow. A No. 12 Southdowns bus arrives and a group of girls jump onto the pavement one by one. They arrive at the house and enter through the front gate. The girls, of all ages, wear ribbons in their hair. Two cats sit on a garden wall. The older girls arrive at the house. Ballet practice starts. Girls in black leotards and ballet shoes perform exercises at the barre. Their legs and pointed toes are shown. Others practice with pointe shoes and perform the splits and stretching exercise. A group of girls perform a horse dance in the studio. Their ballet teacher guides them, acting out the part of the carriage driver. Further exercises are performed at the barre. The girls pirouette across the floor, and perform dances with scarves. A cat washes its fur in the garden. Another looks up at the camera and walks across the lawn. Several cats are fed on the grass; they are seen eating from tin plates. A young woman is seen, holding one of the cats in her arms while kneeling on the lawn.