Pre-school, Budding Ballerinas, Junior and Senior Summer Schools

Summer Schools

Summer schools will be running from 22nd July to 28th August this year. Please click on the below link to enrol in a suitable summer school. This is a great way to try out our school if you're thinking of joining our regular term time classes

Want to learn some Acro dance skills?

NEW Acro Classes

Why not enrol in our Junior or Senior Acro classes. All abilities Welcome!


Welland School of Dancing

The Welland School of Dancing was established in 1964.Teaching the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus for Ballet, and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD) syllabus for Tap and Modern Theatre Dance.

Explore all our RAD Ballet, ISTD Tap & Modern, Acro and Hip Hop classes on offer

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Dance will help develop great coordination, strength and stamina, self esteem and well being. Boys are welcome and make great dancers too!

School Show

Welland School of Dance

Show Dates for our next show: 1st - 7th March 2020

Classes for little ones pre-school ballet and tap & modern

Pre-School Dance Classes

Welland School of Dancing offers a great range of classes for the little ones: Twinkle Tots Dance (Age 2-3), Pre-School Ballet, and Mini Groover's Pre-School Modern and Tap classes.

Celebrate your next birthday with a dance party at Welland

Twinkle Tots Parties

A professional ballerina will take the children on a magical adventure with dances, music, games and surprises

You are never to old to dance

Adult Classes

We offer a great range of adult classes, from beginners up to advanced level with new faces always welcome.

Outstanding pass rate for RAD and ISTD graded exams

RAD & ISTD graded results

Our school has an outstanding pass rate for RAD and ISTD graded exams and we offer vocational grades taught up to Advanced level.
The Welland School of Dancing has been holding classes in Stamford since 1964; Teaching the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus for Ballet, and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD) syllabus for Tap and Modern Theatre. Current principal Maggie Purr A.R.A.D. R.A.D. R.T.S. took over the school in September 2010. Former principal, Anne Desbruslais F.I.S.T.D. C.D.E is still involved with the Welland School of Dancing in her capacity as school patron.
The school caters for both the serious student (many will go on to professional training and careers in the theatre), and the recreational pupil. Children are accepted from age 2 for Ballet, age 3 for Tap & Modern Theatre and Age 7 for Hip Hop. The school has its main full time dance studio in Stamford, based in the Ballroom complex of the former Stamford Hotel circa 1820, with pianists, ballet barres, mirrors and sprung floors; all essential for long term dance training. The school also holds adult classes in ballet, tap & jazz with beginners welcome.

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