Weston School

of Dance and Performing Arts is one of the foremost dance and musical theatre training establishments in EssexLearn more

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Junior Classes

Junior Classes

The School holds classes in many venues in Chelmsford and surrounding area, including Great Dunmow. We have collected together all those suitable for the younger student in one table for your information.

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Claim Your Introductory Bonuses

Available at all levels and classes

I want to claim my free introductory class and my first term at half price (half-price offer does not apply to Pay-As-You-Go classes)


The School aims to cater for everyone. Children are accepted from the age of three years, and we provide classes for all ages, including adults. Children can train in ballet, modern theatre dance, tap and (when they are a little older) jazz, musical theatre and street dance.

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The School holds classes in many venues in Chelmsford, as well as Great Dunmow, throughout the week. Full details are available including maps showing the location of the venues.

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New for 2020 - Pilates


We are delighted to introduce this new class for Adults and Senior Students at the Farthing Hall on Wednesdays from 8.45pm until 9.30pm. These are Pay As You Go classes but try your first one for free. No need to register - just turn up.

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We strongly advise that uniform is not purchased until it is confirmed that the student has settled.

Children entering the School in the Ballet with your Bear Class only need to wear something easy to move in.

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Essex Children's University

children's university

We are delighted to be a Learning Partner of the Children's University (CU). CU is an extra-curricular learning programme which takes place outside of the school day. It encourages children aged 5 to 14 to try learning experiences, develop new interests and acquire new skills. For further information visit

To participate in the scheme you need a Passport to Learning, which can be obtained either from your own daytime school or, if they are not part of the scheme, direct from the CU: Passport to Learning

Show Memories

show 2019

If you are, or have been, with the School you can still order DVDs, HiDef USB keys and photos.

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Prizegiving was held in Chelmsford on Sunday 9th September.

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Exam Results

Exams are held three times a year (twice when we have a School show). All Christmas 2019 results are now available.

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Temporary Class Changes

At various times during a term it may be necessary to make temporary changes to classes, whether due to availability of halls, staff or problems as a result of weather.

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We are very proud of the success achieved each year by both students and teachers.  Not only do many students achieve excellent results in the many exam sessions but many achieve success elsewhere.

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