What happens at The Ballet Academy Class?
Children who attend The Ballet Academy will enjoy ballet taught in a fun and nurturing way. They will work towards taking an exam with the ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance)
Where do classes take place?
The Ballet Academy classes take place in local halls and dance studios in Hertfordshire.
To find out the address and map location of your class, please click on the classes page at the top of this page.
How do I book my child into a The Ballet Academy?
Email us at
Alternatively, you can fill out the online enquiry form below to book your child into The Ballet Academy.
Tell me about fees payable?
Fees are payable on a per term basis. Your child is welcome to join at any point during the term providing there is space. Fees are then calculated on a pro rata basis.
*Please note fees are non refundable on completion of a booking form and payment
How long are the classes?
Classes are either 40 or 45 minutes long, there is also time built-in during the class to ask your teacher any question that you may have.
Each class is kept to a minimum number so that your child receives the individual attention that he/she requires.
Can my child do a trial class?
For those that feel a trial class is necessary, The Ballet Academy offers a two-week trial pack, this must be asked for at the time of enquiry.
This entitles you to 1 class each week over a 2-week consecutive period and is to be paid prior to the start of the first class. Once you've decided to start up at The Ballet Academy the remaining balance for the term needs to be paid before the 3rd lesson. Your child is welcome to wear something comfortable to move around in, and if they don't have any ballet shoes yet, then bare feet or soft shoes are fine.
There is limited availability for trial pack spaces in each class, please check before booking. One trial pack per child.
Please email us to ensure there is a Trial Pack position available in your requested class. Email is
Are The Ballet Academy classes for boys and girls?
We welcome boys as well as girls. Ballet is very beneficial for boys, they love the classes and have just as much fun. Our classes are an excellent way to increase coordination, balance and agility, which can enhance their performance in other sports.
Can my child join mid-term?
Your child is welcome to join at any point during the term providing there is space. Fees are then calculated on a pro-rata basis
Do children really benefit from ballet class?
Yes, it a great way for your child’s confidence to thrive. Ballet is also wonderful for co-ordination and agility. At The Ballet Academy, we encourage children to express themselves and shine
What should my child wear?
For trial classes, children can wear something comfortable to dance in and bare feet or soft shoes, once a child has enrolled for the term at The Ballet Academy, they are required to wear a grade-appropriate uniform. This instills a sense of discipline, comradery and encourages the children to focus as a class in preparation for taking their exam and moving up to the next level.
Visit our shop to purchase everything your child needs for their class and exam