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A fun and creative weekly class, Dance Ability is specifically designed for young dancers between learning ages 5 – 12 years with cognitive and/or physical disabilities, or who identify as neurodivergent.

Led by experienced inclusive dance artist, Vicki Busfield, Dance Ability uses props, music and movement to boost confidence, physicality and social interaction skills.



Class Details

Day: Saturdays


13:15 – 14:00h for 5-6 years

13:30 – 14:15h for 7-12 years

All participants dance together from 13:30-14:00 – please see below for more info on the class structure

Teacher: Vicki Busfield

Venue: Studio 6, Laban Building, Creekside, SE8 3DZ

Summer Term: Sat 20 Apr – Sat 29 Jun 2024

Class Structure:

13:15 – 13:30h: INTERACTIVE PLAY

for 5-6 year olds

During the first 15 minutes of class, younger participants are invited to move and play with our exciting range of props, explore the space and interact with each other, Vicki and the assistants. This facilitated time will encourage participants’ creativity and confidence in the class as they navigate different sensory elements and activities.

13:30 – 14:00h: CREATIVE CLASS

for 5-12 year olds

All participants come together for their creative class and explore movement through exciting themes, as well as using props and music, developing physicality and encouraging social interaction.


for 7-12 year olds

Older participants will develop the movement explored during the creative class, with opportunities to work independently or in partners.  Guided by Vicki and the assistants, gently encouraging participants to be more independent and boost confidence.



Autumn Term

Full Term (Blocks 1&2): £104 / £45.50 conc.

Block 1: £56 / £24.50 conc.

Block 2: £48 / £21.00 conc.

1-Week Taster Class: £9 / £3.50 conc.

Spring Term

Full Term (Blocks 1&2): £80 / £35.00 conc.

Block 1: £48 / £21.00 conc.

Block 2: £32 / £14 conc.

1-Week Taster Class: £9 / £3.50 conc.

Summer Term

Full Term (Blocks 1&2): £80 / £35.00 conc.

Block 1: £40 / £17.50 conc.

Block 2: £40 / £17.50 conc.

1-Week Taster Class: £9 / £3.50 conc.


Booking Information

How to Book

  • Online: BOOK NOW
  • Phone: 020 8305 9418
  • In person: by cash or card, a member of the Children’s Programme Team will be available to take payments at the studio door 15mins before class starts

Concessionary Rates

Concessionary rates are available for families in receipt of Universal Credit and/or Free School Meals.  Limited availability.

For more information and to email proof of eligibility (this could be a letter or a Certificate of Eligibility for Free School Meals) contact us at

More Information

  • Classes are payable in half-term or full-term blocks
  • New participants can book a 1-week taster class
  • Paid bookings are non-refundable, for more information please see our Terms & Conditions


Term Dates

Autumn Term

Block 1: Sat 9 Sept – Sat 21 Oct 2023

Block 2: Sat 4 Nov – Sat 9 Dec 2023

No classes Sat 28 Oct

Spring Term

Block 1: Sat 6 Jan – Sat 10 Feb 2024

Block 2: Sat 24 Feb – Sat 16 Mar 2024

No classes Sat 17 Feb

Summer Term

Block 1: Sat 20 Apr – Sat 18 May 2024

Block 2: Sat 1 Jun – Sat 29 Jun 2024

No classes Sat 25 May


Access and Support Needs

Please disclose information about access and support needs when you pay for classes.

We will then contact you for further information, and implement reasonable adjustments as required.  This might include Assistant Support, use of communication tools, reducing the potential for sensory overload etc.

Our building is wheelchair accessible.


Contact Us


Phone: 020 8305 9418

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U.Dance 2024

Trinity Laban is proud to be hosting U.Dance 2024: London Regional Platform on Sun 25 Feb 2024 at the Laban Building. U.Dance is a performance platform for youth dance groups based in London to showcase their work on stage or on screen.

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