Devonport School of Dance offers The Royal Academy of Dance syllabus from Pre-Primary through to Advanced grades. The RAD is one of the world’s most influential dance education organisations and classes are taught by experienced, qualified and registered teachers.
Pre-Primary ballet may sit a class award with the teacher present and Primary, an exam by attending a weekly ballet lesson. From Grade 1, students attend ballet lessons twice a week and work towards sitting an examination in August/September. Students sitting Vocational Examinations must also attend a weekly pointe class. These exams motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities. There is a focus on creativity and musicality, with a graded system providing opportunities to progress and achieve.