First Steps

Specialist Dance Programme for ages 2-6

Here at Imagine School Of Dance, we offer four different levels of dance classes for young children aged 2-6 years old. Miss Ashton our specialist Pre-School teacher is a fully qualified ISTD dance teacher and is certified to teach both the Melody Movement (MMEL) Pre-school dance program and the IDT Footsteps program, and with professional dance and teaching experience, she always strives to create a fun, friendly and inclusive experience for everyone – no matter what your child’s age or ability.

Our First Steps program follows the UK Government’s Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, and our classes provide the opportunity for Toddlers and young children to learn and develop key life skills in a healthy and safe environment, whilst also having lots of fun!

All of our weekly classes have to be paid for one month in advance. We do offer all children a FREE trial class so they can be sure they enjoy it!

Wiggle & Giggle- A dance, sing & play class for under 2s.
Tap N Twirl Tots - A magical Tap & Ballet class for 2-3 year olds!

My First Combo Class- An adventurous Ballet, Tap and Modern class for 3-4 year olds!

Preparatory Combo Class- An exciting Ballet, Tap and Modern class for 4-5 year olds!

Primary Combo Class- A fun Ballet, Tap and Modern Class for 5-7 year olds

Mini Movers- An Introduction to Street Dance for 4-7 year olds!

Dance Classes

A variety of dance classes for ages 7-16!

Lower School - Ages 4-10

Our Lower School consists of our Mini's (Age 4-6) and Juniors (Age 7-9). Children in our Lower School can choose from our wide range of classes including Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street Dance, Contemporary and AcroDance. In many of our classes the children will begin working towards their ISTD examinations learning a variety of dance steps and increasingly difficult combinations, our lower level classes are jam packed with lots of imagination and classes are always relaxed and fun! As well as a wide range of class options children in our lower school will also benefit from opportunities such as professional workshops, shows, holiday camps and even dance festivals/competitions. Take a look at our Weekly Timetable to see what classes we have available for your child.

Middle & Upper School - Ages 11-16

Our Middle School Consists of our Inters aged 10-13 years and our Upper School Consists of our Seniors aged 14-16 years old, once children reach our middle and upper school our classes begin to work less on imaginative dance and more on strength, technique and flexibility our middle and upper school students begin working towards the higher ISTD grades in Ballet, Tap and Modern and more advanced street dance, Jazz and Lyrical classes. Children in these levels can also become student helpers in our pre-school first steps program where they can even work towards being a qualified MMEL student assistant teacher if they want to, there are lots of opportunities available to our middle and upper school students including advanced workshops, Summer Camps, Auditions, Shows and Dance Festivals/competitions. Take a look at our Weekly Timetable to see what classes we have available for your child.