The Syllabus at a Glance

This syllabus booklet contains grade requirements and sample exercises but, in the meantime, here’s a useful checklist where you can see all the required exercises for both Ballet and Modern at a glance.

Junior

GradeClassical Ballet Modern Dance
Preliminary One



10 mins
Introduction
In a Circle (Fairy runs, walks, etc)
Feet & Hands
Knee bends
Little jumps
Mime
Dance
Curtsey or bow
Introduction
In a Circle (walking, running, etc.)
Feet and hands
Curl and Stretch
Bounces
Run and mime
Dance
Bow
Preliminary Two




15 mins
Introduction
In a Circle (Skipping or Walking)
Feet & Hands
Plié & Ports de Bras
Sautes
Galop in pairs
Mime
Dance
Curtsey or bow
Introduction
Warm Up
Feet and hands
Jump sequence
Run and mime
Galop and step combination from corner
Dance
Bow
Junior One




15 mins
Introduction
Skip Change of Step from the Corner
Pliés & Tendu combined
Ports de Bras
Allegro warm up
Petit Allegro
Dance
Curtsey or bow
Introduction
Warm up
Foot exercise
Limbering
Jump sequence
Step Ball Change sequence
Dance
Bow
Junior Two




20 mins
Introduction
Galops and skips from the corner
Pliés and Tendu combined
Ports de Bras
Allegro warm up
Petit Allegro
Waltz and run
Dance
Curtsey or bow
Introduction
Warm up
Forward stretch
Leg kicks
Jump sequence
Step Ball Change
Split runs
Dance
Bow
Junior Three



20 mins
Introduction
Warm up
Centre practice
Port de bras and Adage
Demi pointe/preparation for pirouettes
Allegro warm up
Allegro
Balancés
Dance
Curtsey or Bow
Introduction
Warm up
Tendu exercise
Forward and side stretch
Limbering – front and side kicks
Jump sequence
Combination step
Dance
Bow

Senior

GradeClassical BalletModern Dance
Senior One





20 mins
Introduction
Centre practice
Ports de Bras
Adage
Pirouettes
Warm Up
Allegro #1
Allegro #2
Dance
Curtsey or bow
Introduction
In a Circle (walking, running, etc.)
Feet and hands
Curl and Stretch
Bounces
Run and mime
Dance
Bow
Senior Two





20 mins
Introduction
Centre practice
Ports de Bras
Adage
Pirouettes (1 & 2)
Warm up Allegro
Enchainement #1
Enchainement #2
Dance
Reverence or bow

Introduction
Warm up
Isolation sequence
Travel & Leap combination
Amalgamation 1
Amalgamation 2
Dance
The Bow
Graduate Award





20 mins
Entrance
Centre practice
Ports de Bras and Adage
Pirouettes (1, 2, 3)
Warm up Allegro
Petit Allegro Enchainement
Grand Allegro Enchainement
Dance
Reverence or bow
Entrance
Warm up
Isolation sequence
Travel and Leap combination
Amalgamation 1
Amalgamation 2
Dance
The Bow