Weston School

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

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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Max Manning is a former national newspaper journalist and ultimately a news sub-editor at the Daily Telegraph. Max is husband to our adult ballet student, Val Manning. "Now You See" is his debut crime novel. It was first released on the Amazon Kindle store where it has gained 4.5 stars. It has its launch in print on 19th April where everyone is welcome to support him.


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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I want to claim my free introductory class and my first term at half price


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

Children entering the School in the Under 5's 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 poster

Photo galleries are now available to view, and DVDs may be ordered.

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Sunday 19th November 2017

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Exam Results

Exams are held three times a year (twice when we have a School show). All December 2017 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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