Newson Academy of Speech & Drama

Small friendly Drama school based in Surrey. Sibling discount & discount on 2nd class/subject. All classes are run by professional experienced staff who are.

We are a friendly local drama school offering Acting, Drama, LAMDA, Public Speaking, wih weekly classes at The Maybury Centre Woking, Byfleet Village Hall and St Johns Church West Byfleet. Online Zoom private lessons are also catered for in any subject from 6 years old do contact us for classes, availability and costs/fees. Class and timetable information is also available on our website at www.ne

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Newson Academy of Speech & Drama | Drama Classes in Surrey | Surrey, UK 02/01/2024

Drama - Musical Theatre - LAMDA - TRINITY - Public Speaking
Classes in West Byfleet and Woking

Classes in West Byfleet and Woking
NOW BOOKING
JANUARY CLASSES 2024
Term commences Mon 8th January

Now booking for our popular classes in 2024. Limited places!
New classes for 3 to 5 year olds
6 to 8 year olds 9 to 11 year olds and 12 to 16 year olds.

Drama, Musical Theatre, Singing & LAMDA
Classes for 3 - 18 year olds and youth theatre
Please see our TIMETABLE for current classes (Click on timetable)
To book email [email protected] Tel 07956 266124 or complete the contact us form on www.newsonacademy.co.uk

Newson Academy of Speech & Drama | Drama Classes in Surrey | Surrey, UK Newson Academy of Speech & Drama offers Drama, Acting and LAMDA group classes and individual lessons in Surrey, as well as Communication courses online.

19/12/2023

We would all like to wish pupils and parents and those who support the academy in the back team a lovely Christmas break and that we are back Mon 8th Jan.
Happy Christmas and may 2024 be all that you hope it to bel

Newson Academy of Speech & Drama | Drama Classes in Surrey | Surrey, UK 24/10/2023

Public speaking.
Do you have a fear or speaking in public?
Have a big speech you can’t seem to write?
Want to land the big presentation you have been asked to deliver?
Have an interview and not sure what to say and how to deliver your answers?
Would like to gain speaking in public qualifications like Lamda or Trinity Exams and gain much needed UCAS points?
Then fear not as Newson Academy offers a whole wide range of public speaking coaching, resources and techniques to help you.
Learn how to communicate with confidence.
Speak clearly and loudly.
Learn the tricks of public speaking.
Have a trial paid 1 to 1 lesson or ask about the new group classss.
To book email [email protected]. Tel 07956266124. Visit www.newsonacademy.co.uk.
Our 2nd half of term starts 30th October until 9th December.
Spaces are limited to 8 per class.

Newson Academy of Speech & Drama | Drama Classes in Surrey | Surrey, UK Newson Academy of Speech & Drama offers Drama, Acting and LAMDA group classes and individual lessons in Surrey, as well as Communication courses online.

24/10/2023

Student news.
Many congratulations to Freddie a senior pupil.
He won Best Young Actor at Woking Drama Festival as the adjudicator could hear every word he said.
Freddie stepped in 3 days before the performance and went on stage with script in hand.
That is true dedication and willingness to help fellow actors.
Super proud of you Freddie.

Newson Academy of Speech & Drama | Drama Classes in Surrey | Surrey, UK 16/10/2023

Audition Coaching
Do you have a Drama School Auditions coming up soon?
Or Senior School Drama Scholarship auditions coming up next term for your child?
Not sure which Drama School or Senior School to apply to?
Do not panic or stress, as we have years of experience in helping you find the right school, audition prep coaching and getting your pieces right, plus how to handle the interview as well.
Places have been gained at Arts Educational School, Sylvia Young Theare Shool - former Head Girl is a pupil of the Academy! Former pupil Seb is a current 2nd year Musical Theatre Diploma student at Italia Conti Woking. We have a former pupil at Godaliming College and another place gained at Italia Conti London BA Hons Acting. Senior School Scholarships at Notre Dame Cobham, Reeds Cobham, St Georges Weybridge and the Royal School Hampshire.
All achieved with the coaching at Newson Academy of Speech & Drama!
To find out more contact [email protected] Tel 07956 266124 for a paid trial consulation of 35 mins, 45 mins or 1 hour. Or visit

Newson Academy of Speech & Drama | Drama Classes in Surrey | Surrey, UK Newson Academy of Speech & Drama offers Drama, Acting and LAMDA group classes and individual lessons in Surrey, as well as Communication courses online.

01/10/2023

Happy October! We still have spaces available in our Acting, Speech and LAMDA classes on Thursdays at The Maybury Centre! Get in touch to book your space t:07956 266124 e:[email protected] www.newsonacademy.co.uk

03/09/2023

Come along to one of our Open Events this September, try a FREE class and find out more about the Academy! Call JoAnne on 07956 266124 or email [email protected] to book your place today.

28/08/2023
28/08/2023

Come along and see what we’re about! Find out about LAMDA & Musical Theatre Classes here at the Academy, enrol and reserve your place. Max 8 pupils per class, ages 6-11 and 12-18

Newson Academy of Speech & Drama | Drama Classes in Surrey | Surrey, UK 25/08/2023

FREE TRIAL WEEK 11 TO 16 SEPT
We are super excited to be accepting bookings and enrolements for the 1st week of the academic term.
Places do need to be pre booked by paying a £5.00 registration fee.
We have the following branches open:
The Cornerstone Centre West Byfleet on Mondays for Acting classes and Tuesdays for LAMDA;
The Maybury Centre Woking on Thursdays and Saturdays for Acting and Musical Theatre.
This term we enter the Woking Speech and Drama Festival from ages years in November and at the end of term present the material worked on with a Christmas theme.
To book please email [email protected] with your details or visit www.newsonacademy.co.uk or Tel 07956 266124 as each class and venue has limited number of spaces.

Newson Academy of Speech & Drama | Drama Classes in Surrey | Surrey, UK Newson Academy of Speech & Drama offers Drama, Acting and LAMDA group classes and individual lessons in Surrey, as well as Communication courses online.

03/08/2023

Exam result news.
Many congratulations to our senior student Clara from Ireland who was coached over zoom. She took Grade 4 Acting in May and I'm delighted to say earned a mark of 94 out of 100. A distinction for her very first lamda acting!
Enjoy celebrating your fantastic result.

If you're thinking of lamda lesson, we are now OPEN for bookings from 4 Sept.

To book email [email protected] or call 07956 266124.

21/07/2023

Musicsl theatre summer school.
We are sorry to announce that the greatest show musical theatre week has been cancelled.
However we are still offering acting summer school from 7 to 11 august at the Maybury centre woking for 7 to 15 year olds.
For details visit www.newsonacademy.co.uk. Text or what’s app
07956 266124

19/07/2023

Congratulations are in order!
We are super proud of senior pupil Freddie who was awarded the Best Drama Performer Prize at Year 11 leavers' assembly at Fullbrook School this week.
He is awaiting his GCSE results but we are looking forward to him returning to the Academy in September, to continue with Grade 5 LAMDA Acting.
Enjoy celebrating this fantastic achievement, well done Freddie 😀
Miss Jo and Miss Viki

12/07/2023

Hello all! Just a quick message to let you know that we are currently having technical difficulties with our email system, so please use [email protected] if you need to get in touch with any enquiries. Thank you 😊

01/07/2023

Acting Skills / Play in a week
Acting - Devising - Script Work - Voice work
Don't delay! Book your child/teens place now by calling 07956 266124 or email [email protected]
Place: Maybury Centre
Date: 7 - 11 Aug
https://www.newsonacademy.co.uk/

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Our Story

Newson Academy is an independent speech and drama school offering a wide range of after-school classes, workshops and performance opportunities for children and young people aged 4 to 18 years.

We are based in West Byfleet and also run classes at The Arbor Centre in Pyrford and The Maybury Centre in Woking.

What makes us different?


  • All our classes are run by professional, experienced actors and singers
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    Maybury Centre
    Woking
    GU215HD
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