RAD Grades Exams were on 27, 28 and 29 November 2019. The results are very good with 26 Distinctions and 30 High Merits (60s and 70s)

Congratulations to all the Grade and Discovering Repertoire exams!!

There were Vocational Exams in the Autumn term at Headquarters : Emily Cozens Advanced 1 and Grace Neary Advanced 2. We await results at the end of January.

Spring term has started on 8 January till 28 March. Please check the new timetable.No classes over half term

The 24th  International Summer School in Pont l'Abbé, Brittany, IDP, will take place in August 2020.


Isabella Yiannakis has started at Elmhurst Ballet School starting in September 2019.


Isabel Seymore, Celia Benson, Valentina Walker and Mia Edwards obtained Merits at RAD headquarters for their first Vocational exams, and Madeleine Newington passed with Distinction.

Emily Cozens passed Intermediate with a very high Merit, and Sophia Morton and Saffron Qhreshi obtained Advanced Foundation with Merit.




Celia Benson and Mia Edwards were offered places in the upcoming performances of Giselle, at The Waterside in Aylesbury in March.


I am happy to share the latest news on some of my past students.

- Ellie Hennequin has started dancing as a professional with Teatrul de Balet Sibiu in Romania, as from September 2019. She is loving it!

- Laurence Elliott is doing extremely well at the Polish National Ballet in Warsaw, and was cast in many creations including Chopin's Concerto in F minor. He introduced the company on World Ballet Day and interviewed his director.

Holly Williams is in her final year at Bird College and ready to become a professional dancer.

Welcome to Baylins Ballet Barn

High quality teaching in an inspiring setting.


Founded in 2003, Baylins Ballet Barn provides all levels of RAD Grades and Vocational exams, as well as non-syllabus classes.


Classes are principally taught by Annik Coatalen, Dip.RBS TTC ARAD, and pianists usually accompany all levels.


The Dance Studio is in a beautiful and historic Grade II listed timber framed barn, specifically restored to the highest standards.






Photo of former student Laurence Eliott, former student at the Royal Ballet School, and now a professional dancer with the National Polish Ballet Company. This wonderful photo was taken by Ben Radford, follow him on Instagram here. See above for a photo featuring a much younger Laurence!

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