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  • Named Uniform Posted on 15 April 2019

    Dear Parents Please can you make sure all items of uniform are named for the upcoming new term. We have many items left and never claimed so please have everything with a name on it. Best wishes Sue Handy
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Welcome to the website for the Susan Handy School of Dance

So very Proud of Our students at the Cecchetti Choreographic Competition.
Winners Jenni Canali
in senior choreography and musicality with Minnie Cross and Megan Windsor performing.
Grace Pearson Hall runner up for Musicality.
And representing our Juniors, Kitty Cox Harrison received a commendation!
Fantastic news ... well done all of you!

A couple of lovely comments from our parents we would like to share with you..

A big shout out for Miss Piedad who performed In Between at The Place in London.  She danced a duet with Korean dancer and choreographer Hsing-Ya Wu.  It was beautiful and a wonderful opportunity to see contemporary dance performed by one of the SHSD teachers.  We were blown away by Miss Piedad's grace and strength.  Very inspiring for all of us...young aspiring dancers and older mums.


I wanted to write and thank everyone who was involved in the exams today.  It was a really positive experience for Jemima – she was extremely well prepared by Miss Tania who was very thorough, and today in the changing room Miss Grace did a wonderful job with Jemima’s hair and helping with the warm-up.  It meant that although Jemima was nervous she was also calm and able to enjoy herself.  So huge thanks to you, Mrs Handy and all the team.



Don't forget to check out our Events page for all the events
we have coming up



Many of you ask the difference between the Grade and Standard exams and classes.  We have therefore included this information in the available downloads for your perusal below and on the Contact Us page.



​A great tutorial to help achieve the perfect bun Click Here



Click Here to help you with sewing the ribbons onto your pointe shoes. Happy Sewing! 

New Classes

Acro Jazz (7+) Tuesdays 5.45-6.45pm Old Windsor

GCSE Dance (13+) Eton and Woking - Please email the office for details.

Musical Theatre classes with additional singing groups Wednesdays from 5.15pm at Datchet Scout HQ

Primary Tap and Modern (5+) Saturdays 10.00-11.00am at The Salvation Army Hall Sythwood, Woking.

Come along for a FREE trial class to any of our classes.

Adult Ballet Stretch - Baldwin Institute Wednesdays 7.00-8.00pm

Beginners Adult Tap - The Scout Hut, Datchet Wednesdays 8.30-9.15pm

Intermediate Adult Tap - The Scout Hut, Datchet Wednesdays 7.30-8.30pm

Adult Ballet Stretch - Bishop David Brown School, Woking Wednesdays 8.00-9.00pm

Please note that all trial classes must be booked in advance by emailing the office or calling 07515 270432.

If your child decides that this is not for her/him, there is no charge or obligation.

For your trial class, please dress your child comfortably. Girls, if you don’t have a leotard please wear leggings or a skirt and T-shirt. Boys, a pair of shorts and T-shirt is appropriate. If ballet shoes are not available the trial class should be danced in bare feet.

If your child needs your presence in the classroom during the first class, this is fine. Once she/he is settled in class, however, we do prefer that you leave them to it, except for music & movement classes where you are able to watch each week. 

If you would like to continue with classes then you may join for the remainder of the term and will be charged on a pro rata basis. You will need to complete the Booking Form (downloadable) and send it to Susan Handy School of Dance, 20 Eton Road, Datchet, Berkshire SL4 9AY, together with the Registration Fee (£20), once received an invoice will be sent to you for the terms fees.

Once you have joined, please be on time for each class! Being late disturbs the children already in class and often makes the latecomers uncomfortable.  If you are late, please ensure that your child is completely ready before quietly entering the room. Parents are asked not to interrupt the class once it has started.

Please be advised that the taking of photographs in the classroom is strictly prohibited except on our special “Watching Days” at the end of each term.

Contact Details

Susan Handy School of Dance Office Only
20 Eton Road, Datchet, Berkshire SL3 9AY
01753 542672

Email:  Eton/Windsor/Datchet
​           office@susanhandydance.co.uk
Holyport College

Tuesday - Wednesday – Thursday
09:30 to 2.30pm
Jane Lidgate - Finance Director/Senior Administrator - 07515 270432
Liz Penness - Administrator for Woking - 07592 874958