Vocational Schools

Please refer to the pages on guidance and photographs before contacting a vocational school. Do remember that your teacher and the principal are valuable sources of information and recommendations. We would be grateful if you could let the The Weston know if you are applying to a vocational school as the School and your teacher can often help you in preparing for any auditions.

Listed below are a number of vocational schools, in alphabetical order, with links to their websites (no recommendation of goods or services is made or implied):

Arts Educational Schools, London (Chiswick)
Go to Arts Educational London

Bird College (Sidcup, Kent)
Go to Bird College

Bodywork Dance (Cambridge)
Go to Bodywork Dance

Central School of Ballet (Central London)
Go to Central School

Elmhurst Ballet School (Edgbaston, Birmingham)
Go to Elmhurst Ballet School

English National Ballet School (South London)
Go to English National Ballet School

Evolution Foundation College (Colchester, Essex)
Go to Evolution Foundation College

Hammond School (Chester)
Go to Hammond School

Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts (Central London)
Go to Italia Conti

KS Dance (Warrington, Cheshire)
Go to KS Dance

Laban Contemporary Dance (South London)
Go to Laban

Laine Theatre Arts (Epsom, Surrey)
Go to Laine

London Contemporary Dance School (Camden, London)
Go to London Contemporary

London Studio Centre (at Arts Depot, North Finchley)
Go to London Studio Centre

Margaret Howard Theatre College (Bushey, Herts)
Go to Margaret Howard

Masters Performing Arts College (Rayleigh, Essex)
Go to Masters

Northern Ballet School (Manchester)
Go to Northern Ballet School

Performers College (Corringham, Essex)
Go to Performers

Royal Ballet School (Lower - Richmond Park, Surrey; Upper - Covent Garden, London)
Go to The Royal Ballet School

Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance (Twickenham)
Go to Rambert

SLP College (Leeds)
Go to SLP College

Stella Mann College (Bedford)
Go to Stella Mann

Sylvia Young Theatre School (Marylebone, London)
Go to Sylvia Young

The Centre PAC (Maidstone, Kent)
Go to The Centre PAC

Tiffany Theatre College (Leigh-on-Sea, Essex)
Go to Tiffany College

Tring Park School for the Performing Arts (formerly Arts Educational, Tring)(Tring, Hertfordshire)
Go to Tring Park

Urdang Academy (Finsbury, London)
Go to The Urdang

The details above were correct in August 2014. If any links fail, we would be grateful if you could advise us by email on

If you run a vocational school (or know of any other vocational schools) that could be included in this list, please advise us by email on