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

Congratulations to Faye Jordan and Ashley Maclauchlin who made it through to the final round of auditions for the West End Hit musical Matilda, Faye also made it through to the final auditions of Billy Elliot.

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

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






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 April - July  2015

New Term Commences Monday 20th April 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