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 Examination May 13th (Sunday). 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 of the extra classes. The cost will be €50 for 5 classes, which will be collected when the extra classes begin in April. (The extra class times will be given at a later date with the extra classes being held at the Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre in Ringsend Village).


The exam fee for your child is:

GRADE 3                    €71 examination

GRADE 3                    €55 Class Award

GRADE 4                      €74  examination

GRADE 4                    €57 Class Award                      

GRADE 5                    €77 examination

GRADE 6                    €84 examination



The fee for the exam will be collected on Saturday 3rd and 10th of March.



  • The slip at the bottom of this page must be completed – DOWNLOAD & PRINT HERE
  • Put exam fee and slip in an envelope marked with your child’s name clearly on it.
  • Please make sure that your child gives their teacher a blank CD for music.


Thank you,

Marian Lennon

Head of Ballet


Please return this slip with the money, Thank you.

Please make cheque payable to NPAS, put into an envelope (with this slip)


Name:              _________________________________          Age:                __________


Address:          _________________________________          Date of Birth:  __________


_________________________________          Phone:             __________


_________________________________          Mobile:            __________


I wish my child to take their ballet exam,


Signed:            _________________________________

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   8th April    Grade 3 and Grade 4 only

Sunday 15th April     ALL GRADES

Sunday 22nd April    ALL GRADES

Saturday 28th April – Regular Ballet Classes will be from 1pm to 6pm in Ringsend Community Centre

Sunday 29 th April    ALL GRADES

Sunday 6 th of May    ALL GRADES


The fee of €50 Grade 3 &4 and €40 for grade 5&6 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 April.


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


YOUR CLASS:                                       YOUR EXTRA REHEARSAL TIME

Grade 3                                               10am-11am (with Marian)

[ on Sunday the 8th April, the time of the class is 11.30-13.00pm]

Grade 5                                               11—12 noon (with Marian) all classes

Grade 6                                               12noon-13.00pm (with Marian) ) all classes

Grade 4                                               13-14.00pm (with Marian) ) all classes



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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