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Easter and Summer Dance Schools at The Hammond offer an exciting opportunity for students, regardless of previous training, to work alongside industry professionals and gain an insight into a full-time dance education.


Easter Dance Intensive Course 

10th, 11th and 12th April 2019 - 9.45am-3.45pm each day

Our Dance Intensive Easter course gives children aged between 9 and 15 years the opportunity to participate in Contemporary, Jazz and Commercial dance workshops. The three-day course, led by The Hammond’s artistic faculty, culminates in a performance for family and friends. This course is subsidised by the Department for Education and over sixty children from the school’s locality attend each year.

The fee for this course is £85 

To register for the Easter Dance Intensive Course please visit our Registration Form and complete all of the required details. You will receive an email confirming your interest. Payment for the course is required to confirm your space.

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Summer School

29th July to 2nd August 2019

The Hammond offers a residential Musical Theatre Summer School and an Intensive Dance Summer School for children between the ages of 10 and 15 years. These are five day Musical Theatre and Dance intensive courses led by teaching staff from The Hammond artistic faculty. The Summer Schools culminate in performances for family and friends. Over sixty national and international children attend each year. Last year, our diverse range of students most certainly raised the bar with many going on to apply for full time training at The Hammond. To register for the Summer School please visit our Registration Form and complete all of the required details.

The Hammond Dance Intensive Summer School

Our Summer Dance School is a fantastic opportunity to experience high quality dance training and life at The Hammond. Taught by Professional Hammond faculty members, this exciting course will offer you a range of dance genres including: ballet, contemporary and jazz.

Girls must have very strong pointe skills and be at Intermediate grade or equivalent. Boys should be sound in male virtuosic steps.

The programme will comprise of ballet, contemporary and jazz classes.

The Hammond Musical Theatre Summer School

The Hammond Musical Theatre Summer School is a highly exciting, and creative environment and will provide an opportunity for young people to experience the daily life of a ‘Triple Threat’ performer in a fully professional environment. There is no entry level for this Course.

The programme will comprise of Classical Ballet, Jazz, Commercial, Contemporary and Musical Theatre Performance.


Housed in our purpose built studios, these five day summer schools will provide a programme of advanced professional tuition on site at The Hammond.

Teaching Staff

The Hammond Teaching faculty, are dedicated, enthusiastic and highly-qualified professional practitioners from the world of Performance.


A warm, friendly and family atmosphere awaits students at our boarding houses, together with a full and active day, residential places provide an opportunity for your child to experience life as a full-time boarding Hammond Student. Meals are varied and freshly prepared. Food allergies can be catered for.


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£450 - Course with boarding (Sunday to Friday)

£300 - Course only

Siblings receive a 10% discount.  Please apply the relevant discounts to your payment.

Please contact linda.young@thehammondschool.co.uk with any questions you may have.




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