Ages 8-18 years

The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts is the oldest stage school in the UK. By following set guidelines laid out by LAMDA, students on this course will learn how to interpret scripts and the written word, technical acting skills and their knowledge of the process and subject matter.

These courses take place weekly, during school term time and for a period of 10 weeks. At the end of this period, an examiner from LAMDA will visit the school for the final exam. Students are prepared for entry in Monologues, Duologues or Group pieces.

LAMDA certificates are great to obtain for any child wishing to further their career in the performing arts, but as well as that, it will support the creative, intellectual and social development of your child.

LAMDA examinations are accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA).

This places them within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), grades 6-8 are worth UCAS points for each examination understaken (except Group examinations)


Term Dates:

Hertfordshire Spring Term 2018

St. Albans: 12th January - 16th March (Half Term 23rd Feb)

EXAM DATE 16th March


12th January - 16th March (Half Term 23rd Feb)

EXAM DATE 16th March

Midlands Spring Term 2019

7th January

Book your place now @ midlands@tophatstageschool.co.uk

or Call Sophie on 01952 793949 (Pricing unique to Midlands)

Surrey Spring Term 2019

Carshalton - Saturday 12th January - 23rd March (Half Term 23rd Feb)

NEW TIMINGS: 10-11am 11am-12pm 12pm-1pm & 1.15pm - 2.15pm

EXAM DATE: 23rd March

Lower Kingswood - Friday 11th Jan - 22nd March (Half Term 22nd Feb)

Time: 6.30pm

EXAM DATE 23rd March


Hertforshire - £100 per term + exam fee (£20-£70 dependant on grade)

Midlands - Contact Sophie

Surrey - Contact Sarah