INFORMATION- Summer school 2021


The 2021 Summer School will be held at Ashville College, Green Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 9JP. 





hOW TO FIND the Summer school venue 

Take a look at the directions on the Ashville website

There is extensive free parking at Ashville College.



Rules relating to students' conduct while on campus are in place for students’ wellbeing and students should read the Rules. A copy will be posted at Ashville College. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have read and understood the Rules and for complying with them.  Yorkshire Ballet Seminars reserves the right to send any student home who fails to comply with these Rules and will not be liable to refund any part of the fees paid in such circumstances. 

To the extent permitted by law, YBS shall not be liable to any person for any damage or loss, whether of money or of property, arising from a failure by that person, or by any other person not employed by YBS, to comply with the Rules. However, this shall not exclude or limit any liability for personal injury caused by the negligence of YBS or its employees.


Disclosure and Barring Service

All Teachers, Staff, Accompanists, House Parents and Sports Therapist are DBS certificated.



All bed linen and pillows are provided, however all students should bring their own towels and provide their own toiletries. Any towel needed will be charged directly to the students at a cost of £1 per week. There are washing machine facilities available which the students may use with support from the House Parents. 


Students in residence will be under the 24 hour supervision of specially appointed House Parents and staff. 

The Summer School schedule will be on the notice board at Ashville on the day of commencement. 

ARRIVAL and departure

Residents should arrive between 2pm and 4pm on the Sunday and should leave on Saturday afternoon from 4pm onwards after a short presentation for parents and guardians of the work the students have learnt during the week. 


Non-residents should attend a welcome talk given by the Director on Sunday at 4:30pm.There are no classes on Sundays.



Daily breakfast, lunch, coffee, afternoon tea and supper are included in the fees for Residential students only. Meals for non-Residents are available at itemised prices.

Dance wear

All students: normal practice wear and ballet shoes.

Girls: plain leotard, pink tights (if possible) ballet shoes, and pointe shoes.

Boys: tights, fitted t-shirt or unitard and ballet shoes

Please name-tag all your personal property to prevent loss. 

Students wishing to swim in the pool should also bring their own swim suit.

Student’s money

Residential students do not need to bring money with them, but may bring a little spending money. Non Residential students should bring money for lunch and tea.

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