Little Gems Ballet and Movement
For boys and girls up to 4 years +. Based on ballet. This is a fun class introducing the basics of ballet where children learn to listen and express themselves to the music. They sing songs, learn the movements to them and are transported into a world of imagination .
Pre Primary Ballet
This class is for Girls and Boys 5 + year olds (Reception) and is held on a Saturday morning. Classes are carefully taught helping young children to relate to movement, mime, props, familiar stories and songs. Children’s confidence grows as they express themselves through dance earning new skills and making lots of new friends.
All children progress to Primary the term that they will move into Year 1. They also have the opportunity to join the Moovers and Groovers class which is a combination of Modern and Tap.
We teach the RAD Syllabus and Ballet being the foundation of all dance therefore benefitting all dancers.
Grades 1 – 8
Elegance, poise, deportment and confidence that come from learning Ballet is a life long asset. The syllabus is designed to be safely taught at all levels. Pupils have the option to take an RAD accredited exam in all grades.
We also offer the Vocational syllabus commencing with Intermediate Foundation up to Advanced 2. These are the professional exams and commence running alongside the grades at Grade 4 level.
At vocational level we now have 7 senior students who now have now achieved the coveted ARAD after their names by passing the Advanced 2 RAD examination. Beginners are welcome at any age into the appropriate grade. We offer Pointe work in our Vocational classes at the teachers’ discretion.
Repertory , Pointe and Free Work Classes
Includes the new RAD Rep Syllabus and Free work classes and classes for Pointe
Ucas points are awarded for RAD Grades 6,7,8, Intermediate and Advanced Foundation