Helen also holds a BTEC National Diploma in Nursery Nursing and has trained in First Aid Qualifications. She joined the school as a pupil in 1985 and was trained by both Audrie and Joy Andrews. She became a top competitor for the school in dance competitions and enjoyed helping Joy with the classes for the younger pupils. Later Helen took her professional teaching qualifications with both The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing at Licentiate Level and The National Association of Teachers of Dancing and became the Principal of the School in January 2007. She personally trains all the staff for their professional teaching qualifications and works hard to get the very best standard from her pupils and encourages pupils to be as passionate about their dancing as she is.
Chelsea Sparks A.I.S.T.D, A.N.A.T.D
Chelsea has been a pupil of the school since 1997 and has been trained by Helen. She also holds a BTEC National Diploma in Dance and has appeared in Pantomimes at The Gordon Craig Theatre. Chelsea joined the teaching staff in September 2008. She has professional teaching qualifications at Associate Level with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and The National Association of Teachers of Dancing.