Summer Courses

Moorland School Summer Courses

Based in the picturesque Ribble Valley, Moorland International Ballet Academy provides young dancers with the facilities and expertise to develop their skills and reach their full potential.

Our Summer School offers both national and international students aged 11-18 the opportunity to improve their technique whilst working alongside other young dancers from around the world. Our Summer School is run by Directors of Dance – Lynsey and Simon Kidd whose experience in the Ballet industry is invaluable.

This year’s Summer school will take place on:

Sunday 7th to Saturday 20th August 2016

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Moorland International Ballet Academy

Ribblesdale Avenue





Students will board in the spacious dormitories on site, each equipped for up to four children with highly secured access control doors, ensuring children are safe. The children are under the supervision of our highly experienced house parents.


Classes commence at 9am and finish at around 4pm. There will be a number of different classes including; classical ballet, national dance, pointe, body conditioning, repertoire, creative dance and choreography. Students will be divided into groups depending on age and ability. 

A typical day at Moorland Summer School

The day starts with breakfast at 8am then the students are asked to prepare for class.

There will be two 1.5 hour classes in the morning.

Lunch will be served at 12noon and the students will have an hours break until 1pm.

The afternoon will consist of a further two 1.5 hour classes bring the teaching day to an end at around 4pm.

Dinner will be served at around 5pm which will allow time in the evening for any activities. These may include quiz nights, games and movie nights and walks in the local area.

Students will be back in their dormitories by around 9pm.

On the middle weekend students will have the opportunity to go out for dinner and on the Saturday evening and have a full day trip out on the Sunday.

On the final day of the Summer School parents and guardians are invited to come and see what has been learnt over the two week course at a demonstration.


The cost of our Summer School is £880 for two weeks full board residential, including chosen excursions. A £20 administration fee will also apply.


Cancellations from the Summer School can be accepted up to 4 weeks prior to the start of the course with a full refund. However, any cancellations made with less than a months’ notice will be charged in full unless the School is able to offer the place to an alternative student.


Moorland International Ballet Academy

T. (+44) 01200 423833