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Students live in a friendly and caring community which is committed to their safety and welfare. Students receive outstanding Health & Well-being support specifically designed for dancers.
We are proud to be a world class centre of excellence for the training and education of classical ballet dancers where graduating students are prepared to secure contracts with national and international ballet companies. Teachers come from successful professional dance backgrounds and teach with passion and commitment.
A student-focussed learning experience maximises each studentís potential in learning, living and dancing skills. The positive learning environment and high expectations prepare our graduates for life in the very best national and international ballet companies.
Elmhurst in Association with Birmingham Royal Ballet is a world renowned centre of excellence for the training and education of ballet dancers. Students are equipped with the skills, resilience and creativity to succeed and make a difference in the professional dance world and beyond.

Lower School

Key Stage 4

Students continue to Key Stage 4 by taking a range of subjects leading to the General Cerificate of Secondary Education (GCSE). For these two years (Year 10 and 11), most students take five full GCSE courses in the core subjects. Three further subjects are selected from the list of options. The majority of students will graduate with the equivalent of nine GCSE passes, as science counts as double, ranging through a dozen subjects. 

Core subjects (full GCSE): English Language, Elnglish Literature, Mathematics, Science (double award), Dance 

Optional Subjects (three of the following): Art, Music, Geography, History, French, Italian, Drama and Religious Studies. 

Year 9 GCSE Options 2015-2017


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