Karen Forbes School of Dance


Professional, Beautiful

Dance Uniforms

All uniform is available from The Ballet Boutique in Wimbledon. The shop stocks special items for our school so they will know which items you need to buy. Please contact the shop to check availability before visiting to buy. If unavailable please try Bloch in London.

The Ballet Boutique
146 Merton Road, London, SW19 1EH
Tel: 020 8540 9000


Nail polish, tattoos and jewellery are not permitted.


Pre-Primary to Primary Ballet

    • Pink spaghetti strapped leotard.
    • Pink short skirt.
    • Pink satin ballets shoes.
    • Short pink ballet socks.
    • Hair in tight bun.
    • Pink Ballet Cardigan (optional).

Grade 1-3 Ballet

    • Pale blue leotard.
    • Peachy pink socks and satin ballet shoes.
    • Hair in tight bun.
    • Blue Ballet Cardigan (optional).

Grade 4-6 Ballet

    • Navy leotard available from The Ballet Boutique Wimbledon.
    • Pink tights and satin ballet shoes.
    • Hair in tight bun.
    • Ballet Cardigan (optional).

Intermediate Ballet

    • Capezio Red leotard.
    • Pink tights.
    • Pink Canvas shoes.
    • Pointe shoes.

Modern & Tap

  • Red & Black leotard, available from The Ballet Boutique.
  • Black tap shoes with black socks (black tights for older girls).
  • Boys need tight white t shirt with black shorts and black socks and black tap shoes.
  • No shoes required for modern (black footless tights for older girls).
  • Nail polish, tattoos and jewellery are not permitted.

Ballet Exam French Terminology

French Vocab Guide

Ballet is conducted in French all over the world and it is important to have an understanding of the key terminology for Ballet class.

Prices & Discounts

We offer discounts if classes are booked in advance by certain deadlines. See timetables for more information.


Any Class

To give potential pupils a taste of the genre and the environment at Karen Forbes School of Dance, as well as a chance to meet the other pupils.

Full Term


Most of our pupils take advantage of the additional discount we offer for booking the term in advance.