Exams & Medal Test

NZAMD EXAMINATIONS – SESSION ONE

The examiner is Ms Madden and they will be held on Thursday 27th, Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June. Timetable coming soon.

NZAMD EXAMINATIONS – SESSION two

The following classes are due to sit their exam in August and the fees are now due, please make payment before Sunday 16th June.

Exam Overview

Pre-Grade 1 & 2

Held like a presentation classes and all students receive a report card but no grading, along with a beautiful rosette. Your child needs a dance t-shirt and navy blue leggings.

Pre-Grade 3

Is a good introduction to exams and all students receive a report card, are graded and a beautiful rosette. Your child needs our uniform (3/4 legging/body top for jazz/tap/contemporary and hip hop pants/t-shirt for hip hop).

Level 1 upwards

All students are graded and receive a report card and certificate. Your child needs our uniform (3/4 legging/body top for jazz/tap/contemporary and hip hop pants/t-shirt for hip hop).

Medal Awards

These entertaining awards are aimed at encouraging students to dance and, by allowing them to perform in front of a friendly audience of parents in a fun and non-judgmental atmosphere, develop confidence.

How the medal awards are graded

They can be gained at three levels, Junior (under 9 yrs), Intermediate (9+ yrs) and Senior (must have completed all of the Intermediate Level), with three categories at each level Bronze, Silver & Gold.

They perform one dance for the Junior Level and Intermediate Bronze but are then required to perform two dances from Intermediate Silver level upwards.

The Junior Levels are not graded. The Intermediate and Senior Levels are graded as follows: Merit, Merit Plus, Excellence, Excellence Plus.

What to wear

The students wear a costume, make up and accessories are optional, which all add to the sense of fun and performance.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.