The Katie Philpott School of Dance

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The Katie Philpott School of Dance was established in 2000 by its namesake
to celebrate and share her passion for dance.


This week, we are holding a KMR Dancewear and Uniform Shop at the Wellhouse Moravian Church on Saturday (November 17th) from 10am to 2.30pm.

Have you signed up to take part in the Choreographic Cup 2019 on Sunday March 31st at the Lawrence Batley Theatre?  You can enter as a solo, duet or group (or all three!!), email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There will also be freestyle routines performed by our senior students and tickets go on sale in December.

We are delighted to announce that we are a sponsor for the 2019 My Mirfield Awards which take place annually to recognise excellence in community and business organisations and events around the town where we are proud to be based.

We still have some spaces available in our entry-level classes for 2-4 year-olds, Disco Duck and Creative Movement email Katie to book a FREE TRIAL CLASS. Take a look around our website to find out more.

Please ensure all students are wearing the correct uniform for their class.  If you have any item which your child has grown out of (but is still clean and usable), we offer a UNIFORM RECYCLING SCHEME where parents can drop off or take items, free of charge.

We break up for Christmas after classes on Saturday 22nd December and re-open on Monday 7 January 2019.

Katie x


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Katie Philpott School of Dance is one of the area’s leading dance academies, offering multi-genre dance and musical theatre to more than 340 pupils with ages ranging from three to 63.  
Based in Mirfield, in the heart of West Yorkshire, the KPSD has a busy team of professionally qualified teachers of tap, ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz and street dance.
Alongside providing a safe environment where dance is enjoyed for fun and fitness, the School is a respected examinations centre and many young students go on to further their careers in dance. 
Highlights of the School year include acclaimed dance and choreographic shows which are professionally produced and staged at the Lawrence Batley Theatre. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Two-time My Mirfield Awards winner, KPSD is proud of its reputation for excellence and an ambassador for the world of dance!

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Meet the KPSD Team

We are proud to present a highly professional and experienced team of
dance teachers and support staff here at the Katie Philpott School of Dance. 

  • Katie Philpott

    Katie began dancing at the age of five at the Angela Reynolds and Dorothy Stevens dance schools.

    Teaches Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz

  • Rachel Bowers


    Rachel started dancing and acting when she was just three and is also a graduate of the KPSD!

    Teaches Street Dance, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Cheerleading and Contemporary

  • Sophie Clayton


    Sophie came through the KPSD ranks, attending her first modern dance class relatively late at the age of 11.

    Teaches Street, Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz

  • Hannah Jones


    Hannah joined KPSD in 2010 and is a registered Royal Academy of Dance teacher after completing her Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies in the same year.

    Teaches Ballet and Tap

  • Candy Wilman

    Candy began dancing at Kathleen West’s School of Dance and went on to further her training at the Hammond School of Dance.

    Teaches Modern, Tap and Ballet.

  • Dianne Watkinson

    Dianne started working with KPSD in 2014 and looks after the School’s social media, marketing and communications through her PR company DEadlines.

    PR, Social Media, Marketing, Communications

  • Karen Rogers

    Karen started working with KPSD in 2007 supplying dancewear to its students.

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Contact Us

If you are interested in joining The Katie Philpott School of Dance then, please fill in your details below, along with the classes you, or your child are interested in.

Our Studio Locations

Wellhouse Moravian Church
Wellhouse Lane
West Yorkshire
WF14 0AN
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Zion Baptist Church
Water Royd Lane
West Yorkshire
WF14 9SB
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