Royal Academy of Dance Examinations/
Class Awards

Dear Parents,

It is coming up to exam time again! This year the school will be entering pupils for the Royal Academy of Dance Examinations/ Class Awards in February & May 2018. For those of you who are not familiar with the exam system, it will entail extra practice classes on Saturdays or Sundays, in addition to normal ballet class. The exams are not compulsory, however if you wish your child to take their exam they must attend all these extra classes. The cost will be €50 for 5 classes, which will be collected when extra classes begin in January. (The extra class times and dates will be given at a later date with the extra classes being held at the Ringsend & Irishtown Community Centre in Ringsend Village.)


The exam fee for your child is

FEBRUARY 18th 2018 Exams:

PRE PRIMARY                           €48 Class Award

PRIMARY                                   €50 Class Award

GRADE 1                                     €52 Class Award

GRADE 1                                     €61 Examination

GRADE 2                                     €53 Class Award

GRADE 2                                     €64 Examination

MAY 2018 Exams:

GRADE 3                                     €55 Class Award

GRADE 3                                     €71 Examination

GRADE 4                                     €57 Class Award

GRADE 4                                     €74 Examination

GRADE 5                                     €59 Class Award

GRADE 5                                     €77 Examination

GRADE 6                                     €84 Examination


The fee for the exam will be collected on Saturday 18th and 25th of November



  1. Download, Print & complete this form NPAS Ballet Exam Form
  2. Put exam fee and slip in an envelope marked with your child’s name clearly on it
  3. Please make sure that your child gives their teacher a blank CD for practice music. 

Thank you,

Marian Lennon

Head of Ballet


Ballet Exams Extra Classes

Dear Parents,

I enclose the following information for your attention. The extra classes for the Ballet Examinations will be held on the following Sundays at The Studio in Ringsend & Irishtown Community Centre.

Sunday 14th January

Sunday 21st January

Sunday 28th January

Saturday 3rd February

Sunday 11th February

The fee of €50 for these extra classes should be given to your ballet teacher in an envelope with your child’s name clearly marked on it. This will be collected when the extra classes begin in January.


The extra class times are as follows at Ringsend & Irishtown Community Centre


YOUR CLASS:                                      YOUR EXTRA REHEARSAL TIME:

Pre-Primary                                         10am-11am (with Jenny)

Grade 1                                               11pm-12pm (with Jenny)

Grade 2                                               12pm-1pm(with Jenny)


Children must attend all extra classes to prepare fully for their exam. These classes are obligatory.


Yours sincerely,

Marian Lennon

Head of Ballet


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