What dance can offer

  • Dance promotes confidence, co-ordination, awareness, exercise, posture, discipline, creativity and the joy of dance
  • Parents are invited to watch classes each term
  • Year 4+ work towards achieving dance colours
  • Year 5 and 6 have a choreography competition
  • The dancers get the opportunity to perform at school events
  • From Year 4, ballet dancers are invited to take ballet exams
  • Copthill take part in Love to Dance shows at the Cresset Theatre every two years
  • Close association with Welland School of Dancing

The Royal Academy of Dance syllabus offers an internationally recognised portfolio of examinations and assessments designed to encourage, motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities, outlining a progressive structure for learning and achievement in dance.

Dance class payment and uniform

The cost of dance lessons at Copthill are as follows:

Ballet                     –      £53.50 per term

Tap & Modern      –      £53.50 per term

Ballet, Tap & Modern – £87.00 per term

Both of above       –      £87.00 per term

For all information on Dance at Copthill please email Ms Debbie Shuttleworth at