RAD BALLET EXAM/CLASS AWARD
& DSOD PERFORMANCE MEDAL
Please complete the entry form below and submit along with exam entry fee by Sunday 9th April 2023
PLEASE ONLY ENTER IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE DATES LISTED BELOW. REFUNDS CANNOT BE GIVEN IF YOU HAVE A CLASH OF DATES WITH A SCHOOL ACTIVITY/FAMILY HOLIDAY OR CHANGE YOUR MIND.
RAD Ballet Graded Exams/Class awards- Term 3 between 6th August - 4th September 2023.
RAD Ballet Vocational exams- Term 3 between 11th - 28th August 2023.
DSOD Performance awards- Term 3 between 15th - 17th September 2023.
(Exact dates are confirmed by the RAD and DSOD after entries are received).
MOCK EXAM DATES
Mock exams will be held over the following weekends:
22nd & 23rd July 2023
29th & 30th July 2023
(Exact dates will be confirmed before Term 3 after entries are received).
Pre-Primary and Primary students must be attending 1 lesson per week regularly since the beginning of the year to sit a class award.
Grade 1 upwards, students must be regularly attending two lessons per week from August 2022 to sit an exam.
Vocational students must be regularly attending two lessons per week plus pointe class from February 2022 to sit an exam.
Students must have been attending at least 1 lesson per week since the beginning of Term 2 2023 to sit a performance medal award.
Students must continue to attend every class (unless sick - please still attend if injured!), practice at home with the use of Band videos, music, exam practice pack and attend mock exams and private lessons where suggested if wishing to enter an exam or class award.
It will be at the teachers discretion if your child should enter an exam or class award. They will take into consideration attendance, evidence of some home practice and progress and focus in classes throughout the term. This is for the benefit of your child so they don't feel pressured and under prepared for their exam. They may of course move to the next level with their peers if they do not sit their exam. Performance Awards are always an option for all students.
Students must purchase the compulsory uniform items as specified on the website to be able to partake in an exam or class award www.devonportschoolofdance.com/uniform
Payment is to be made by Sunday 9th April 2023 into the DSOD account: 02-0888-0125761-000 using your child's name, grade and "exam" as the reference.
*please note an extra exam admin fee of $20.00 per exam/class award and $15.00 for the performance award has been included in entry fees to cover expenses associated with running exams. These admin fees are non-refundable*
Exams and performance medal awards are optional but are highly encouraged!
More detailed information about RAD exams, class awards and DSOD performance awards along with expectations of entering can be found in the 2023 Exam Information Booklet here.