Home
About the School
Uniform & News
Term Dates
Timetable
Exam Information
Holiday Courses
The Show
Second Hand Items
Guestbook
 


Our next R.A.D. Exam session is Saturday and Sunday 7th & 8th July 2018.
You should have had an email if your child is involved.

PLEASE ARRIVE ONE HOUR BEFORE YOUR CHILD'S EXAM TIME BELOW.NO MAKE UP, JEWELLERY OR NAIL VARNISH TO BE WORN.THESE EXAMS ARE HELD AT THE LEISURE CENTRE, BOURTON ON THE WATER.                                       
PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WATCH.
RAD Examination Times

7th July
2.30pm - Thea Harkness, Lottie Salsbury, Ella White, Florence Arnell
3.10pm - Martha Hemming, Olivia Lampard, Lily Lusty, Charlotte Bayliss
3.50pm - Charlotte Plant, Katie Havill, Leolie Lessware, Gracie HUrrell
5.05pm - Laura Heming, Charlotte Davis
5.40pm - Felicity Darwent, Abigail Burchell, Alice Taylor

8th July
10.00am - Eirene Smith, Lily Elsdon, Evie Southall, Matilda Grimshaw
10.40am - Jessica Souch, Martha Hill, Lola Oades
11.30am - Maite Capper, Emily Chambers, Iris Lomax, Wiktoria Twardowska
12.15pm - Kezia Mountain, Charlie Weaver, Rose Heppel, Daniel Chambers
1.05pm - Gabriela Amador, Trixie Chiles, Lola Taylor
2.40pm - Annabel Ade-Hall, Megan Rooker, Isabella Parsons, Sable Neate James
3.20pm - Honor Devas, Bathsheba Kayley, Harriet Seaward, Niamh Laughlin
4.25pm - Ellie-Mai Acock, Daisy Kelsall, Marie Helene-Perry, Emmy Maxwell
5.05pm - Maisie Hodgkinson, Olivia Pryor, Olivia Bazeley, Harriet Oswell
5.50pm - Darcey Thompson

R.A.D. EXAMS

The R.A.D. exams are run by the Royal Academy of Dance. (R.A.D.)
The examiner is sent out by the R.A.D.The standard is high and the students therefore need to attend two lessons per week in order to reach the required standard for these exams.
From Grade 3 and above the students wishing to continue taking the R.A.D. exams should be attending at least 2 lessons per week continuously. This is where the pre junior Masters, Junior Masters and Masters classes come in.
The higher exams earn valuable NVQ and UCAS points equivalents, please see below.

IN HOUSE EXAMS.Please note: These times have had to be changed slightly as of 15th June.Apologies for any inconvenience. Please re check your times.

After hours and hours trying to give everyone the times and dates they have requested I have finally organised a timetable for the IN HOUSE exams. If you have contacted me prior to this and I have not given you the times requested please let me know as soon as possible and I will try to accommodate you.
These exams are held at Bourton Leisure Centre, Bourton on the Water.              PLEASE ARRIVE AN HOUR BEFORE THE EXAM TIME.
NO MAKE UP, JEWELLERY OR NAIL VARNISH TO BE WORN.                                        PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WATCH.

SUNDAY 24th JUNE.

10.30 PP Agnes Norman. Grace Kay. Anna Tomita.
11.00 PP Molly Ayrey. Lydia Clacy. Cecelia Ord Hume. Georgia Stavely.
11.30 Break
11.45 G1 Grace Millin. Isabella Edwards. Olivia Roddick. Atalanta Yost.
12.15 P Eliza Brunyee. Eleanor Jones. Isla Woodhouse. Willow Dixon.
12.45 G1 Phoebe Clarke. Phoebe Hurrell. Chloe Blennerhasset. India Sewell.
1.15 Lunch
2.00 G2 Alisha Wilsdon. Sarah Hillier. Isabelle Clarke. Darcy Lenaerts.
2.30 PP Phoebe Ford. Clara Beer. Florence Wharton. Esmee Evans.
3.00 G1 Milah Keyte. Beatix Neate James. Tahlia Robinson.
3.30 G3 Jessica-May Birch. Joanna Nicholds-Brown. Evangeline Cook. Elsa Keeling.
4.15. Finish

SUNDAY 1st JULY
10.00 PP  Serena Ashbridge. Hettie White. Ffion Mason. Emma Long.
10.30 P Helena Ashbridge. Montgomery Fleetwood. Nina Sanderson. Isla Gooding.
11.00 Break.
11.15 PP Isla Brookes. Beth Gittins. Eleanor Crowley-Rowe. Isabella Hilton.
11.45 P Holly Smith. Ella Morris. Alexandra Hampton. Caitlin Culloty.
12.15 G1 Tallulah Hewett. Jessica Blantz. Lillian O'Brien. Gwyneth Lenaerts.
12.50 P Flora Hudspith. Beatrix Brown. Isabel Sampson. Penelope Gilder.
1.20 Lunch.
1.50 P Olivia Clavel. Arabella Clavel. Isla Beard. Sophia McNicholls.
2.20 PP Aida Garside. Florence Colwell. Martha Cope.
2.50 P Florence Albrecht. Martha Colwell. Molly Ray. Clementine Yost.
3.20 G1 Verity Wharton. Maria Smith. Isla Beardsall. Beatrix Mellor.
3.50 Break.
4.05 P Olivia Smith. Abigail Tindal-Robinson. Emily Pratt. Florence Belfield.
4.35 G2 Rosie Hewett. Imogen Lawrence. Laila Beer
5.05.G3 Rebecca Mcintyre. Megan Bishop                                                                    5.35 Finish

Your child will need to bring his/her ballet uniform (please ensure it is clean) with ballet shoes and ballet socks, charcater shoes and skirts for Grade 1 and over.

What are 'In House' Exams?
These are run by our own school. The students study the same syllabus and are entered for the 'in house' exam. Mrs Lewis (R.A.D. teacher) or another R.A.D. teacher will examine the students. Certificates and medals are given by our school, not by the R.A.D. Students may be entered for these with no extra lessons, so attending once a week is fine.

I introduced this system a few years ago to enable all children to take an exam, achieve a result and feel qualified to move up a grade with their peers. It has proved most successful.
Sometimes, due to lack of attendance through no fault of their own the R.A.D. exam is not an option. They can go from 'in house' in one grade to R.A.D. in another grade quite successfully.

Another reason may be expense. The R.A.D exam fees are from £50 upwards.
The 'in house' exam fees are from £20 upwards.

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

EXAM RESULTS:

R.A.D. Marks are awarded and medals given as follows:

40-54 marks, Pass and a Bronze medal.

55-74 marks Merit and a silver medal.

75-100 marks Distinction and Gold medal.


The 'in house' marking system is slightly different as I don't want the children comparing with the R.A.D. exams. We have the same examiner every time for our 'in house' exams so they are more on an even keel. The categories are:

45-54 Pass Bronze medal,

55-74 Commended Silver medal,

75 and over Honours and Gold medal.

Pre Primary are given a certificate and Gold medal with no individual marks.                                                                                                    

****************************************************************

The Higher Grades.

UCAS POINTS ARE AWARDED FOR R.A.D. EXAMS ONLY AS FOLLOWS:

GRADE 6 PASS - 30 POINTS, MERIT - 35 POINTS, DISTINCTION - 40 POINTS

GRADE 7 PASS - 35 POINTS, MERIT - 45 POINTS, DISTINCTION - 55 POINTS

GRADE 8 PASS - 45 POINTS, MERIT - 55 POINTS, DISTINCTION - 65 POINTS


 


              
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                    

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  

 
Top