Students are prepared for non-compulsory examinations and we have had many successful NZAMD National scholarship nominations.
- Exams are held in September for Jazz and Contemporary.
- Royal Academy of Dance ballet exams are held normally early in Term 4.
- Dance NZ Made Hip Hop exams run concurrently in the September examination session.
- Examinations are available but not compulsory from age 6
- Medal and rosette tests are available but not compulsory before that time.
Minimum Age Limits
Jazz: ‘Intro’ - 2.5 years at year start
Ballet: ‘Angelina Ballerina’ - 3yrs at year start
Tap: ‘Beginner’ - 6 yrs at year start
Contemporary: ‘Introductory’ - 9 yrs at year start
Hip Hop: ‘Level 1’ - 5 1/2 yrs at year start