Phased HQ Re-opening from 7 September

The RAD HQ in Battersea, London has partially re-opened, please see below for details.

Dance School

We are pleased to announce that RAD Dance School will be commencing with our Autumn term classes on Monday 7 September. Please refer to our student guidelines for further guidance on the provisions that have been put in place.

Currently, the Dance School team are working offsite until further notice we, therefore, ask that all enquiries be sent via email to

Student Guidelines – Dance School

Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is accepting applications for all our programmes that commence from September 2021 onwards, but we have moved our application, audition and interview process online. If you are looking to apply you must email your application and reference to Read more on how to apply.

We’ve been working hard on-site to prepare for the start of term in September so that we are ready to welcome our colleagues and new and returning students. We plan to offer a flexible model of delivery that combines onsite activities, complemented by online delivery and are introducing a host of new measures to ensure we all stay safe and COVID-19 secure. We will be following government and industry-specific safe practice recommendations and we will continue to monitor the situation and review the guidelines we offer students throughout the term. If you have any specific concerns, please email


The RAD shop reopened on 7 September with measures in place to ensure the safety of customers and staff. Find out more.

Online orders may still be placed as usual through our online shop. We also offer Click and Collect with selected next day collection. Simply place your order online, select ‘Store Pick Up’ and pay for your goods in the normal way. Our team will contact you when your goods are ready to collect. Collection days are Monday – Friday 10.30am-5pm.’

Library & Archive

Library & Archive services have now resumed but access to the collections onsite is currently restricted to RAD Staff, Dance Studies and Faculty of Education students.

We hope to be able to offer appointments for other visitors later in the year but in the meantime, our remote enquiry service is operating as usual and copies of documents may be provided through photography/scanning where appropriate. Further information about services and our contact details.