Ballet: Higher Grades

Ballet: Higher Grades



Grades 6-7

Higher Grades levels that continue the training of Classical Ballet Technique alongside Free Movement and Character work. There is a focus on the Romantic Ballet style from the 1800’s. The exercises and sequences are longer and more complex. The opportunity to take the examination or Class Award is provided, which at this level provides UCAS points.


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Grade 8

The final level in the Graded Examination Syllabus. Grade 8 Award is a Solo award whereby the student performs 4 solos in the exam of varying styles - Classical, Free Movement and Character. These classes work towards the accomplishment of these solos which are full length dances, and a large weighting of the marking criteria is placed on the Performance and Musicality of the student as well as the technical proficiency.


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