Spennithorne youngster taps away the lockdown

Alice Webster takes part in an online tap dancing session.

A Spennithorne ten-year-old has enjoyed herself improving her tap dancing skills during lockdown.

As well as learning new steps and routines, Alice Webster has been able to see her friends while taking part in the sessions organises by Janet Seymour School of Theatre Dance.

Alice said: “I have been dancing with Mrs Seymour for five years.

“I do four types of dance – ballet, modern, musical theatre and tap.

“My favourite is musical theatre. I’m looking forward to getting back to dance classes.”

Janet thanked parents and pupils for their support during the lockdown.

“I have been truly blessed during these difficult times by the support and dedication of our students and their parents.

“We are so looking forward to returning to live classes after the Easter holidays.”

The school is set to return to live classes for its under 18s after the Easter holidays, with places available for new ballet dancers from the age of three.