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Students move around the corridors as though they are still on stage. They are graceful, hold themselves beautifully and even when they are chatting outside a maths classroom manage to group themselves as though in a corps de ballet. Most...

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At Elmhurst we offer the highest standard of dance training, combined with a strong academic education and a caring environment.

Our dance faculty, under the artistic leadership of Robert Parker, formerly Birmingham Royal Ballet, consists of former professional dancers with international experience, who share with students their professional technique and extensive repertoire. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Dance at an English Independent School (GCSE)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Dance at an English Independent School (GCSE)

2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking English Language at an English Independent School (Cambridge Int Certificate Level 1/Level 2)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Dance at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)

Other features

Music and dance scheme - government funding and grants available to help with fees at selected independent music and dance schools.

Performing arts specialist school

What The Good Schools Guide says

Students move around the corridors as though they are still on stage. They are graceful, hold themselves beautifully and even when they are chatting outside a maths classroom manage to group themselves as though in a corps de ballet. Most of the time they are either in dancewear or track suits in which they naturally look elegant and purposeful...

Principal

Since 2010, Jessica Wheeler BA NPQH (30s). There can’t be many people in the world, never mind the UK, who combine professional dance experience with top notch educational management expertise. But Elmhurst has found it. Laban trained, she then became resident with the Laban dance company. Moved into teaching as freelance and guest teacher. Tough London comprehensive that employed her to teach dance spotted the charisma, energy and determination and she was fast-tracked to assistant headship before...

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