Student Achievements

Congratulations to Raphaella Nisser, Alice Fennell, Freya Jukes and Mili Burton for auditioning and successfully gaining a place to dance in a full length ballet of Beauty and the Beast with South West Theatre Ballet in Nov 2018. They will be rehearsing with professional dancers and dance teachers from The Royal Ballet and other professional ballet companies. It is an amazing opportunity for our students.

Competition Success at Taunton Festival of the Arts

Congratulations to everyone who competed at the Taunton festival of the Arts during half term. Everyone did extremely well and the standard of the performers and choreography was very high.  A big thank you to Miss Sandra for all her hard work and dedication. Congratulations everyone who participated we are very proud of you!

Medals won  …
Junior Modern Group 1st Place GOLD MEDAL
Senior Modern Group 2nd Place SILVER MEDAL
Heidi Ashton Modern Solo 2nd Place SILVER MEDAL
Molly Masters Lyrical Solo 3rd Place BRONZE MEDAL
Molly Masters Modern Solo 3rd Place BRONZE MEDAL
Freya Jukes Modern solo 2nd Place SILVER MEDAL
Alice Fennell and Freya Jukes Duet 2nd Place SILVER MEDAL


Congratulations Olivia Squance

Congratulations to our talented senior student Olivia Squance who auditioned in May and has gained a place to study at a leading dance and performing arts school, London Studio Centre. She will start a BA (Hons) course in September and train to be a professional dancer. London Studio Centre has an excellent reputation and many of it’s students go on to perform in the Westend and with various dance and drama companies. Congratulations Olivia! We are so proud of you!


Congratulations to senior student Sammy Cowling for being accepted into all five leading dance colleges she applied and auditioned for including Laine Theatre Arts and Performers college in London. Sammy accepted a place at Mandy Ellis School of Performing Arts and is training to be a professional dancer.

Ballet Examinations Royal Academy of Dance


Congratulations to 70 of our students who took a Royal Academy of Dance Ballet exam in December 2018. Examinations from Primary - grade 7 ballet. 100 % pass rate with lots Distinctions and Merits.


Congratulations to Lilly Thomas, Raphaella Nisser and Jade McKInley who auditioned and gained a place to dance with English Youth Ballet in the production Coppelia at the Princess Theatre Torquay.

Congratulations to the 30 students who took an Royal Academy of Dance Ballet Exams primary to Grade 6. The results were fantastic with 17 DISTINCTIONS and 13 MERITS.

Primary Ballet

Emilia Burton               DISTINCTION

Jemima Sharpe          DISTINCTION

Abigail Stevens           DISTINCTION

Alex Sharpe                 DISTINCTION

Isabelle Henry             DISTINCTION

Millie Rose Gardener MERIT

Daisy Dalwood           MERIT

Eva Dowden               MERIT

Eleanor Adams           MERIT

Olivia Bradbury          MERIT

Belinda Sharpe          MERIT

Grade 1 Ballet

Emily Baller               DISTINCTION

Heidi Ashton              DISTINCTION

Nancy Mcmunn         DISTINCTION

Grade 3 Ballet

Molly Masters            DISTINCTION

Raphaella Nisser       DISTINCTION

Jasmin Dawe             DISTINCTION

Annabel Ake              DISTINCTION

Charlotte Carey         MERIT

Annabel Stephen      MERIT

Harriet Griffiths          MERIT

Grade 4 Ballet

Freya Jukes               DISTINCTION

Alice Fennell             DISTINCTION

Daisy Caldwell          DISTINCTION

Cicely Bevan             MERIT

Flora Tibber              MERIT

Georgina Yeadon     MERIT


Grade 6 Ballet

Lilly Thomas             DISTINCTION

Jade McKinley         DISTINCTION

Amelia Frost            MERIT