Welcome to The Helen Laxton School of Dance





Outstanding Results

Congratulations to all pupils who recently took Grades 2,5,6 and 7 RAD examinations. A total of 19 Distinctions with many in the high 80's and 90's and 25 high merits.






Congratulations / Good Luck

Congratulations to Katie Hodgson who has just completed her Royal Academy of Dance Teacher Training with Helen Laxton and to Hannah Ingham who has been accepted onto the programme

Congratulations to Faye Jordan who made it through to the final round of auditions for the West End Hit musicals Billy Elliott and Matilda.

Congratulations to our Hip Hop Crew  "Rhiact"  for all of the competition and performance successes.

Congratulations to Kate Jordan for being offered scholarship places at Urdang, Bird College and Laine for September 2013 and also for winning a bronze medal in the small group and a 5th place in the duo at the World Tap Championships which were held in Germany

Congratulations to Jessica Stephens, Charlotte Burton, Jenny Ellis on their offer of a place at PPA Guildford

Congratulations to Georgia Green on her offer of a place at The London Theatre School, London Studio Centre and Stella Mann College

Congratulations to Rose Hadfield on being accepted into the National Youth Dance Company

Congratulations to Amy Morris on being offered a place to study Dance at Edgehill and De Montford Universities





Royal Ballet School

Congratulations to former pupil Alex Jackson who has just been awarded his first West End contract in the musical "The Bodyguard"


 Congratulations to Ashley Mac Lauchlan who has been awarded a part in a local film and has also made it through the first round of auditions to paly Charlie in the West Ends Musical Charlie and The Chocolate Factory


Congratulations to Abigail Matthews in her role in the West End hit "The War Horse"






Hip Hop / Street Dance / Disco Class



Hip Hop and Street Jazz Dance Classes - energetic, lively, structured classes which improve fitness, flexibility, co-ordination, muscular strength and confidence. Learn the latest funky moves, routines and dance styles, learn to dance like the performers on MTV,andSo You Think You Can Dance. Classes use the most up to date songs, with all your favourite music.


Adult Jazz Dance Classes - fun filled classes to get you fit and remain fit. A combination of warm up exercises, stretching, strengthinhg and toning exercises and  a few funky moves to make a routine to work on every term.


Disco Dance Classes - Fun Jazz / Disco Classes - learn to dance like a pop star to all your favourite tunes. Energetic, lively, structured classes which improve fitness, flexibility, co-ordination, muscular strength and confidence. The whole class is designed to be a lot of fun. We have recently added Disco Diva Dance Classes for our hip and funky 3 - 7 year olds to ensure that there is a class for all ages.