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.


New Lyrical and Contemporary Classes


Somerset Youth Dance Company Auditions







Congratulations / Good Luck

Congratulations to Katie Hodgson and Hannah Ingham who have just completed their Royal Academy of Dance Teacher Training with Helen Laxton

Congatulations to Emma Harris on gaining a place at Bird College, Danika Gawronski and Laura Male for gaining a place at Chichester to study Dance.

Congratulations to Molly Birnie for gaining a place at Falmouth University to study Dance, Tara Jordan for gaining a scholarship to attend Barbara Speake Stage School.

Congratulations to Faye Jordan for gaining a scholarship to study performing arts at Susie Earnshaw Theatre School.






Former pupil Abigail Matthews has made her West End debut in the hit musical "The War Horse"

Former pupil Alex Jackson has extended his contract in the West End hit musical "The Bodyguard" and has also performed with Rita Ora and Arianna Grande

Full Scholarship places at top vocational dance schools, Chloe Burton to Doreen Bird College, Faye Jordan to Susie Earnshaw Theatre School, Ellen Welch to Ballet Theatre UK

Faye and Tara Jordan on winning Gold Medals for England at the World Tap Dance Championships which were held in Germany







Sherborne Class Timetable


 Sherborne Timetable September - December 2015

New Term Commences Monday 14th September 2015

 Mondays at Sherborne Primary School, Harbour Way, Sherborne 

  Classes taught by Mrs Catherine Sprackman


4.10 - 4.40pm Primary  Ballet

4.40 - 5.10pm Grade 1 Ballet Class

5.10 - 5.45pm Grade 2 Ballet Class

5.45 - 6.20pm Grade 3 Ballet

6.20 - 6.55pm Jazz / Hip Hop (All Ages)

6.55 - 7.30pm Grade 4 Ballet Class

7.30 - 8.05pm Grade 5 Ballet

8.05 - 8.35pm Intermediate ( Pointe ) Ballet

8.35 - 9.10pm Grade 7 Ballet



 Mondays at Sherborne Abbey Primary School, Lenthay Road, Sherborne 

Classes taught by Miss Hannah Ingham


3.30 - 4.10pm Funky Jazz / Disco / Hip Hop (All Ages)

4.10 - 4.40pm Pre Primary / Primary Ballet (3 - 5 years)

4.40 - 5.15pm Grade 1 Ballet