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Enrolling in the Ballet Academy

St Andrew’s College looks forward to welcoming your child to our Ballet Academy, and dancers may begin at all levels (beginners are supported with an ‘Introduction’ class in Term 1 – please see enrolment form for more details).

Experienced dancers, new to the College, are most welcome to join our Ballet Academy and will enter directly into their year group ballet classes. Before completing the enrolment document, please refer to the Ballet Academy Curriculum page for all available classes, including additional/extension classes on offer.

For further information

To find out more, please contact our Ballet Academy Artistic Director, Dr Carolyn Cairns at or call the school to request a return call. New dancers (and parents) are always welcome to come and watch a class or have a trial class.

To enrol

Please click here to complete the online registration form. Costs are detailed on the form. Please note you will be required to log in to use this form.

Ballet Scholarships

A ballet fee scholarship is available for a new dancer joining St Andrew's College, for Year 7 or 8. The successful applicant receives a 50% reduction in all Ballet term fees for the year obtained. Refer to enrolment form to apply. Past examination result are required (with achievement at Honours/Distinction or equivalent) or an audition.

"Dr Cairns is an amazing influence on my children – they love her positivity and amaze me with their confidence. Her expectations are high and she gets results, but she is supportive to each individual’s needs. Her communication and organisational skills are exemplary."

Junior Performance Awards 2021

Junior Performance Awards and Senior Showcase 2020

Preparatory Ballet Performance Awards 2018

Ballet Academy Exam 2017