ASD’s scholars/associate scheme exists  to provide additional training to those who may wish to pursue a career in the arts. In its initial stages the classes focus on technique for the younger members of the school who show aptitude for classical ballet. There follows an inhouse syllabi aimed at progressive development, strength training but also mental and physical well being. For seniors this is supplemented with Jazz/ contemporary and also repertoire classes to ensure that they are ready for vocational schooling.