RAD registered teachers around the UK and internationally, are there to guide, encourage and develop you love of dance. Discover your nearest RAD teacher today.

The RAD dance school, based at our London headquarters, offers weekly classes start from age 2 upwards. With ballet syllabus and non-syllabus classes, song and dance, street dance, creative and contemporary classes, we provide a range of opportunities that are open to everyone. We also offer the chance to study for GCSE and A Level dance qualification.

Our Silver Swans initiative provides specially designed ballet classes for older learners, and Project B – our boys-only initiative, is designed to break down stereotypes to show that dance is just as physical and demanding as many sports. Whilst Step into Dance brings dance to secondary school students, and RADiate specialises in the delivery of inclusive dance for primary school aged children.

The Academy also presents a variety of one-off workshops and short courses, bursaries and competitions, globally, that cater to all ages and levels of experience; whether experiencing ballet and creative expression for the first time, or requiring additional technique and Examination coaching. We regularly update the What’s On guide with details of all our wrap around activities, including our UK Summer Courses. For details of our international student events, please contact

Take a look at the below article and allow Gerard Charles (Artistic Director) & Michelle Groves (Director of the Faculty of Education) to explain the unexpected benefits of dancing.

The Unexpected Benefits of Dancing

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You don’t just want a good teacher, you want the best. By choosing an RAD Registered Teacher you are choosing quality, safety and professionalism. There are over 8,000 teachers registered with the RAD worldwide – many qualified in a range of styles.
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Our Dance School in London

RAD Dance School is based at our headquarters in Battersea, London, and offers a variety of extra-curricular dance classes for young people and adults.
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Private lessons

Private lessons offer one-to-one coaching on RAD syllabus or non-syllabus work.
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Silver Swans

Our Silver Swans initiative has been developed to for older learners so they, too, can take part in ballet classes. Whether you’re an experienced dancer, have briefly dabbled or are a complete novice, we welcome all older learners of any ability to try out Silver Swans classes.
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Project B

We want to break down stereotypes to show that dance is just as physical and demanding as many sports and is not just something that girls do.
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Step into Dance

Step into Dance works with secondary schools to enable young people to develop their passion, skills, and understanding of dance through a diverse and inclusive programme of weekly classes, workshops and performance opportunities.
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RADiate provides subsidised inclusive dance classes with specialized Dance Artists, to children with additional learning needs in primary schools.
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