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One Team, One Dream, One Family

Goscote Dance Studio Leicester

about us

Karen Price - Principal - M.B.T.D.A - REG. British Theatre Dance Association (B.T.D.A)

Goscote Dance was established in 1985 in Leicester and offers a wide variety of dance classes including tap, ballet and modern.  Based in Syston, we offer dance classes for  children from ages 2.5 (30 months) years to adults.  The dance teachers are all fully CRB checked and BTDA accreditied. Goscote Dance offers a complete curriculum of dance lessons from the beginning student through to those of a professional calibre. The aim of the dance school is to create a positive and stimulating environment in which everyone can learn to love and appreciate the art of dance and are inspired to thrive, excel and develop to achieve their personal best, whilst having fun in a friendly and safe atmosphere. All students of Goscote Dance have the opportunity to participate in examinations, dance festivals, dance scholarships, charity events and our annual show. Students who have trained with Goscote Dance have gone on to perform at Disneyland, on cruise ships, take lead roles in pantomimes and teach within the field of dance.

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our classes

Goscote Dance Studios holds dance classes weekly throughout the year and include : - Ballet -Tap - Modern Jazz - Acrobatics/Tumbling - Lyrical - Commercial - Stage Class - Adult Tap.
Goscote Dance offer a FREE FIRST DANCE LESSON to enable prospective students to come along and join in.

our teachers

Karen Price - Principal - M.B.T.D.A - REG. British Theatre Dance Association (B.T.D.A)
I started my dancing career at the age of 2 and have appeared in many shows, competed in numerous festivals and National Championships. All of my examinations were taken with the British Theatre Dance Association to which my school is affiliated to. M.B.T.D.A - Member of British Theatre Dance Association REG - Full Registration Status, I started my dancing career at the age of 2 and have appeared in many shows, competed in numerous festivals and National Championships. All of my examinations were taken with the British Theatre Dance Association to which my school is affiliated to. M.B.T.D.A - Member of British Theatre Dance Association REG - Full Registration Status. My aim, as principal of the school, is to give children the ability to dance and the self confidence to perform..
Megan Price - Started dancing at the age of 2 with Goscote Dance and has taken all her examinations in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz and Lyrical up to and including Grade 8. She is currently training at Addict doing a Higher National Diploma course. She has performed live on television at The Common Wealth Games opening ceremony. Has featured as a model in The Dancing Times magazine. Been awarded a scholarship for Jazz Associates and has taken part in performing with Goscote Dance at Disneyland Paris, Sadler Wells theatre, Her Majesty’s Theatre London, Butlin’s and numerous shows and festivals.

Principal: Karen Price

Teacher: Megan Price


Examinations (B.T.D.A) British Theatre Dance Association

All of the students who attend classes will be entered for exams at regular intervals.We hold at least 5 examination sessions a year to enable each student to progress technically in the following subjects; Ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Modern, Acrobatics BTDA Examinations in dance:

~ encourage individual students to express themselves through dance ~ place an emphasis on performance ~ enable students to develop a broad base of skills and abilities in different disciplines  allow students to develop their social skills and own personalities. The BTDA is a member of both Dance UK and the Council for Dance Education and Training UK (CDET).  BTDA examinations are regulated qualifications which are Ofqual accredited into the National Framework.  The higher examinations are equivalent in skills and understanding to that of GCSEs and A levels, attracting up to 70 UCAS points and recognised by Universities.

or pupils from the age of 3 up to 10 years of age we offer the Rose Award System.  This first level of exams are a stepping stone for young dancers to the comprehensive grading system, designed to build confidence. The dance school has 100% pass rate in the examinations and medals, with more than 76% of students gaining a distinction and many achieving a Platinum Award by gaining over 90% in their exam.Goscote Dance students also have the opportunity to apply for a dance scholarship through the BTDA.  This is open to all students who are in full-time education and hold a BTDA grade 2 certificate.  This encourages the individual to develop their dance ability and gives them a monetary award towards their examination fees.


principal teacher


our gallery

Ballet - Tap - Modern - Acrobatics -  Stage Class - Festival Work - Adult Tap

Dance Classes from 2.5 (30 months) years and above First dance lesson, FREE, BTDA Examinations & Medals in all subjects

Accredited by the Council for Dance Education and Training BTDA Qualified Teacher, CRB checked.

get in touch

Phone: 07719 737892 - email: info@goscotedance.co.uk

address: St Peter & St Paul Church Hall, Lower Church Street, Syston, Leicester LE7 1GX


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class times



Senior Ballet
Senior Jazz
Senior Commercial
Senior Lyrical
Senior Tap
Senior Acrobatics
Adult Tap


Junior Stage Class
Inter Stage Class
Senior Stage Class


Baby Ballet
Baby Jazz
Baby Tap
Baby Acrobatics
Junior Ballet
Junior Jazz
Junior Tap
Junior Commercial
Junior Lyrical
Inter Ballet
Inter Jazz
Inter Tap
Inter Commercial


Baby Stage Class
Contemporary / Lyrical
Private Tuition


this is a small selection of testimonials from our parents and dancers


"Fantastic dance school with a lovely "family" feel. Our three girls have gained so much confidence and ability in their time here and will for many more years. A great school for all ages" - Jamie and Sonya


"We are proud to be a part of such an amazing dance team that has helped our confidence and dancing a lot. The dance teachers are amazing and really supportive, and help us to be the best dancers that we can be. We love to dance in such a friendly environment" - Tamzin and Abigail (aged 15)


"I think Goscote Dance is a really nice place to socialise and learn lots of different new styles of dance. i have been here since I was 2 or 3 and grown up with most of the people there. The teachers and helpers are really kind and supportive and always push me to be the hardest worker I can possibly be. Goscote Dance is a second family to me and if I had to rate it, I would give it an 11/10" - Annie (aged 14)


I joined Goscote dance in 2018 and as soon as I joined, everyone there made me feel like family! Miss Karen and Miss Megan will push each and everyone of us to our limits making us improve as an individual and as a team. They both love to push the boat out with new steps for us to master overtime. I love my second family - Tallulah Wood


"Our daughters aged 9 and 7 have been dancing here for over 4 years and they love it! Miss Karen and Megan work so hard and our girls have grown in ability and confidence. Our youngest daughter aged 2 has just started and her independence and ability is developing so fast! They are truly amazing ladies and put their hearts and soul into creating a fantastic dance environment for all the children. Thank you!!" - Tania and Carl


"Both my daughters joined Goscote Dance in 2011. They started as shy little girls who have grown so much over the years and become lovely confident dancers. They absolutely love it and have made great friends, its one big happy family" - Simone


"My son went to watch the show in December 2014. He was already tap dancing with another dance school but was blown away by dances, costumes etc. The next week he started at Goscote Dance and within 2 weeks was dancing nearly every dance. The school is so friendly and he has made so many new friends" - Sharan


"What I love about dancing is seeing all my friends and having fun with them. I also love having to work hard and pushing ourselves to dance the best we can" - Georgia (aged 9)


"My daughter started dancing with Goscote Dance at the age of 6 and has been with the school for 8 years. She absolutely loves being a part of the dance school, which is like an extended family. Dancing at Goscote Dance has given her the chance to be fit and healthy, develop her skills and learn how to perform. We can't recommend it enough" - Rachel


"My daughter has been dancing with Miss Karen for 13 years now and my son for 9, they love it. Goscote Dance is one big happy family" - Nicola


Goscote Dance isn’t just a dance school it’s family and I’ve had the honour of being apart of it myself from a young age, meeting my best friend and making so many wonderful memories. My 4 year old daughter has attended from aged 2 and gets to follow my footsteps, she absolutely loves it and gets to be taught by the two most amazing dance teachers and role models. Abbie


I've been dancing with Miss Karen at Goscote Dance since I was 8yrs old, Goscote Dance is a lot more than just a Dance School, it's one big family that I am proud to still be a part of at 33 years old. The passion that Miss Karen and Miss Megan have for the school is incredible they make sure that individuals reach there full potential and grow in confidence and ability. Lisa


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