great exam results again

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A big CONGRATULATIONS to all our students who entered for their Royal Academy of Dance Examinations and Class Awards on 25th June. All students passed and we had some great results. Hard work, dedication and 2 classes per week really do pay off! Well done boys and girls 🙂

We raised £324.25!

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I’d like to say a huge thanks to those who came along to support our very first End of Year Display. We managed to raise a whopping £324.25 (in an hour and a half!). For those who didn’t manage to get there,the charity selected at random (literally pulled out of a hat) was The Royal […]

so proud!

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I was at the Royal Opera House yesterday to watch a former pupil in his graduation performance. Adam completed his final year this year at the Royal Ballet School and will be joining the Estonian National Ballet company next month. Since I taught Adam at 11 years old, I have followed his training firstly at […]

looking forward to tomorrow

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I am looking forward to welcoming ex Birmingham Royal Ballet dancer Callie Sant to Walthamstow Academy tomorrow where she will be running the Progressing Ballet Technique course for teachers. As well as hosting the workshop I will, of course, be taking part and can’t wait to share the new techniques with all the students (kids […]

Another exam session completed

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Well done to all the girls and boys who took part in our Exam and Class Award day on Thursday. Everyone has worked incredibly hard to prepare for their special day and they all had great fun in the exam room (so they said!). We’re now waiting with bated breath for the results…

Pilates Workshop this Sunday

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I am thrilled to introduce Miss Vanessa Headland who, as well as being an RAD registered ballet teacher is also an Pilates instructor. Vanessa will be running two workshops this Sunday- one for senior ballet students( Grade 4 and above) and the other for adult ballet students (all standards). She will be working specifically on core […]

More Tots classes starting

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Gnome House, 7 Blackhorse Lane has been lovingly restored into a new community and creative space and we are very excited to be starting new tots classes there on Thursdays 11.00 – 11.30am during term time. These classes are for 2-4 year olds and cost our regular drop in price of £5 per session.

Mummies and Babies Ballet Classes

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Our first ever Mummies (Daddies!) and Babies ballet class is taking place tomorrow Thursday 19th March at 1pm in the Memorial Hall, South Woodford. This is going to be a fun 45 minutes of exercise with baby in a sling or baby carrier if they wish, or else they can sit on the side and […]

What an achievement!

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I’d like to extend my congratulations to Ava and Gaia for passing their RAD Grade 1 exams with flying colours. Their results are testament to all the hard work they have put in over the last year. In addition, Ava’s Distinction is the first one for the school (and hopefully not the last!!) and just […]