Tap Classes

Please book in advance for all classes. Classes are for Beginners unless otherwise stated.


Class Age Time Teacher Price
Teeny Tap 3 - 5 yrs 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Sue Gow
Junior Tap 6 - 9 yrs 4:40 pm - 5:30 pm Sue Gow
Grade Tap 10+ yrs 5:40 pm - 6:30pm Sue Gow
Adult Beginners Tap*
- 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm
Sue Gow


Adult Int/Adv Tap*
- 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sue Gow

Amanda Nicole School of Dance run Ofqual Accredited Grades in Ballet and Tap. 
Grades come with Credits and UCAS points entered onto the individual learners number, which is issued at the age of 14.

(Any Credits and Points accumulated before the age of 14 will be recorded and entered onto the learners number once it is issued)

UCAS points are issued from Grade 6-8. Credits and UCAS points are as follows:

Grade One - Three - 7 Credits per Grade
Grade Four - Five - 10 Credits per Grade
Grade Six - 13 Credits - UCAS Points - Pass - 30, Merit - 35, Distinction - 40
Grade 7 - 13 Credits - UCAS Points - Pass - 35, Merit - 40, Distinction - 45
Grade 8 - Credits - UCAS Points - Pass 45, Merit - 55, Distinction - 65.


Class Description:

A style in which the rhythm is sounded out by the clicking taps on the heels and toes of a dancers shoes.

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are typically associated with this style of dance,

although more modern groups such as the Tap Dogs have re-vamped this traditional style of dance.


Teeny Tap:

This class introduces little ones to basic tap technique, whilst encouraging confidence,

and trains students for basic tap examinations.


Junior Tap:

This class trains students in tap techniques for graded examinations, and prepares students for study at vocational level.


Adult Tap:

This class is for fun, general dance development and fun.

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All classes on our Timetable are exam classes, pupils will be trained and entered for Dance Examinations twice per year.

Anyone not wishing to participate in examinations, please attend classes marked with a * only.

Adults wishing to participate in examinations may do so, please speak to your class Instructor who will advise you further.

Private Tuition is available in all Subjects at a cost of £35.00 per hour, for up to 2 people.


Classes for 3 years to Adult from Beginners to Advanced

122a Bewicke Road
Willington Quay
Tyne and Wear
NE28 6NJ

Studio: 0191 2892262

Est 1997

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