Private Classes

Speech and Drama classes for LAMDA tuition, Drama Scholarship preparation and Audition Mentoring in the convenience of your own home with an experienced professional PTO teacher who is fully DBS checked and insured. We provide lessons that are tailored to the student or students (joint lessons are available) so that they can work at their own pace but are most importantly challenged and make progression within their chosen subjects or class aim, as well as make progress in their broader vocal and physical confidence and imagination.


  • Structure

    Tailored lessons that are structured to individual student needs and pace

  • Guidance

    Greater guidance and broader tuition to build strength and develop confidence where needed the most


    More choice in LAMDA disciplines

  • Audition

    Greater choice in scholarship and audition pieces that will showcase strengths and standout

  • Expert Advice

    Expert advice on scholarship and audition etiquette, direction and workshop skills

  • Duke of Edinburgh

    Skill supporter of the Duke of Edinburgh Award.


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Speech and Drama classes for LAMDA tuition, Drama Scholarship preparation and Audition Mentoring

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We always suggest a trial lesson for us to get to know you and you to get to know us to fit each other’s needs and aims. Take a read to see which private class would be best suited to your child’s needs.

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Private LAMDA examination days

PTO are a registered private center with examination dates in Surrey and London Borough’s throughout the school year. This means that more often than not your child can take their examination in one of our private center locations closer to home than journeying up the central London. All private examinations are in term time on Sundays. All public examinations are on either Saturdays on Sundays throughout the year.


Private Lesson LAMDA Exam Disciplines

Drama Scholarship Preparation and Auditions

Whether you’re going for a Drama Scholarship for 11+ or 16+ entry, have applied for a National Youth Theatre or Drama School Audition or are a young seasoned professional wanting some advice and guidance for a stage, TV, film or radio audition you’ll love working with us. Having all trained and worked in the industry ourselves we know the ins and outs of scholarship and audition etiquette to get our student’s feeling confident, courageous and their best selves for the day.

How many lessons are needed?

LAMDA Levels Introductory Stages 1-3 Entry-Level 1
Grades Entry-3
Level 2
Grades 4-5
Level 3
Grades 6-8
Number of lessons (average recommended) 8-12 30min lessons 10–15
45–60min lessons
45–60min lessons
60min lessons

Drama Scholarship and Audition lesson numbers are suggested on a needs basis. As little as 3 to as many as 10+ may be suitable for individual needs and requirements. Trial lessons are advised first before committing.

How much are the lessons?

Private Fees Students Ages Full Lesson Fee Fee Per Student
30mins 1 5 – 8 Years £24.00
2 Joint lesson £34.00 £17.00
2 Siblings joint lesson £32.00 £16.00
45mins 1 7 – 10 Years £33.50
2 Joint lesson £48.50 £24.00
2 Siblings joint lesson £45.50 £22.50
60mins 1 10 – 18 Years £41.50
2 Joint lesson £62.50 £31.25
2 Siblings joint lesson £58.50 £29.25

Siblings and Friends who have separate lessons one after the other in the same household also receive discounted rates. Please contact for further information.

Payment Methods and Data Storage

PTO Speech and Drama Education is powered by PaySubsOnline and their partner GoCardless to ensure the safety of yours and your child’s data and continuous regulation of student, parent, teacher data sharing on a need to know basis. Fees can be paid for by bank transfer or direct debit with an option to split termly payments over a 3-month period through direct debit. Once you have booked a class, you will be able to login to access and update your data, check your payments and view your child’s exam results at any time.