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  • ETON BALLET EXAM RESULTS Posted on 20 February 2018

    The exam results from the ballet exams before half term are in! Check them out in the Download section. Well done everyone.
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Welcome to the website for the Susan Handy School of Dance

This is the place to find out what's going on and coming up.


The planning for the Eton show later this year is well underway.  Watch this space for more info coming soon!



New this term we have Acro Jazz classes in Old Windsor.

For all details please go to the new classes section below and come along for a free trial.






News of a great opportunity for any of our students that are interested in a career in Dance. 

On Saturday 17th March 2018 at The Place, WC1H 9PY the ISTD is holding a Free open day for students aged 14+

With specialists from the ISTD and The Place on hand for one-to-one consultations, this is a unique opportunity for you to discover how you can plan your dance training and career, including;

 - ISTD Modern Class

 - CAT Contemporary Class

 - Discussion about training and career opportunities

Places are free for dance students aged 14+ and an accompanying adult but places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment!

Download a booking form from ISTD Open Days or email gbridge@istd.org for further information.




This Summer we have another fabulous workshop coming your way. 
Come and join in our fun packed two days of dance and musical theatre with classes in Bollywood & Commercial styles, to name a few, plus professional workshops held by West End Dancers including from Kayleigh Thadani who is an ex Cecchetti Associate and is currently starring in Aladdin at The Prince Edward Theatre, London.

You will also be in with a chance to win 2 free tickets to see ‘Aladdin’ in the West End, just by booking a place you’ll be entered into the raffle.

For more details and booking forms email us at admin@susanhandydance.co.uk



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

Brand New Acro Jazz (7+) Tuesdays 4.30-5.30pm Old Windsor

Grade 1 Modern (6+) Thursdays 4.30-5.15pm Eton Wick
Grade 1 Tap (6+) Thursdays 5.15-6.00pm Eton Wick

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

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

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