The Dance Factory teaches the syllabi of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. The ISTD is the world's leading dance examinations board and covers the full spectrum of dance throughout the world.


Grades and Vocational Grade exams can be taken in Classical Ballet, Modern Theatre and Tap. All genres have grades from 1 to 6 as well as Primary. There are also Vocational Grades from Intermediate to Advanced 1 and 2.


For dance professionals we also offer Level 3 Diploma in Dance Instruction (DDI) and the Level 4 Diploma in Dance Education (DDE) both of which are accredited by the Regulatory Authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Website updated 04.04.2021