GDND Academy follow the IDTA Syllabus

This classical style of expressive movement has something to offer everyone. The benefits of taking ballet lessons are endless, Ballet promotes strength and flexibility, coordination, posture and grace. Our classes offer enjoyment through the art of Ballet. We aim to aid your child’s confidence and encourage their passion for dance and movement.

Pupils aged 4 and above can be entered into IDTA Ballet examinations according to individual progression 

Our pupils also have the opportunity to perform on stage in our annual productions, and are often invited to perform at local community events in South East London / London


(Pre-school Ballet)

Twinkly Toes 2.5-4 years / or 3-5 years (area depending – see timetable page)

Our pre-school Ballet classes are all about having fun whilst learning, giving your child an exciting but worthwhile introduction to Ballet.
Using a lovely mix of the IDTA syllabus and creative movement, we aim to help blossom your children into wonderful young dancers. Our Twinkly toes class will help your child’s balance, coordination, confidence and give them the discipline and basic knowledge of Ballet they will need in order for them to move forward into the Preparatory Ballet class when they start school.

Certificates are presented at the end of each term to mark your child’s personal achievements

*Parents are welcome to stay at each Twinkly toes class/Parent’s  joining in can enhance enjoyment, however parents also have the option to drop off if this is more convenient*                             

IDTA Preparatory Ballet

IDTA Primary Ballet

IDTA Grade 1 Ballet

*Parents are welcome to watch their child’s first class, at the end of each term parents  are invited to an open class to view their child’s progression*

A two week £10.00 trial is offered to all new pupils, you can contact us for more information or to book your two week trial.