RAD Ballet and IDTA Street and Tap Exam Results

Some of our young ballet teens played dolls in The Nutcracker.

RAD BALLET EXAM RESULTS Huge congratulations to all 72 pupils who passed their RAD June ballet exams with wonderful results.  We are extremely proud of our oldest ballet students who have achieved excellent marks for Grade 8 and the Vocational exams: Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Foundation. IDTA STREET AND TAP EXAM RESULTS We held 60 IDTA tap and street exams in June and had superb results with all participants passing – many congratulations everyone!  

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The Nutcracker doll being held - Northamptonshire School of DanceSophie from Grade 6 Ballet has successfully auditioned for Tring Park School for The Performing Arts and begins her vocational dance training there in September.

She has also been offered a place with the National Youth Ballet of Great Britain for this year’s performances at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London and The Crescent Theatre in Birmingham.



The Nutcracker little snowflakes scene - Northamptonshire School of DanceCecilie from Grade 2 Ballet has been offered a place with Midland Theatre Ballet for their next production in Birmingham of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

Many congratulations to you both; your teachers and friends at EHSD are very proud of your achievements!

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Latest School Successes

Many congratulations to all 39 pupils who passed their Royal Academy of Dance ballet exams!

Pupils were awarded:

  • 10 gold medals (distinction)
  • 19 silver medals (merit)
  • 2 bronze medals (pass)
  • 8 Pre-Primary Class Awards

We had some outstanding results:

Rachel Baker and Olivia Church achieved silver medals for RAD Intermediate – this is a very tough vocational exam, requiring intensive training, skill and determination to pass.

Georgie received the highest mark ever achieved in the school:

  • 91% for RAD Primary

Pupils who received 80% or above were:

  • Sophie (Grade 5)
  • Cecilie (Grade 1)
  • Evie (Primary)
  • Charlotte-Danielle (Primary)

We are very proud of all our pupils who passed their exams:
Intermediate: Rachel
Grade 5: Zander, Emily, Hattie, Christabel, Alexandra, Freya, Lottie, Isabel, Sophie
Grade 4: Beth, Eleanor, Matilda, Harriet, Lily, Clara, Estelle
Grade 3: Grace, Jemima, Phoebe, Shanaya, Imogen, Chloe
Grade 1: Cecilie, Sterling
Primary: Georgie, Evie, Charlotte-Danielle, Isabella, Poppy, Darcy
Pre-Primary: Amber, Amelia, Athena, Freya, Ginny, Juno, Lily, Matilda

Ballet Dance Exams

Exam Results 2017