Holiday practices

Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th October (second week of the School Holidays)

1-1.30 grade 2 Ballet

1.30-2 Grade 1 ballet

2-2.45 Grade 4 Ballet

2.45-3.30 Grade 5 Ballet


This timetable stands for the Saturdays starting October 24 through to the end of November.   Please consider carefully before entering your children for the exam, with Special consideration 1. Cost.  2. Time commitment 3. Uniform requirements.

All exam classes will be held at Peta Spooner Academy of Dance, Hastings Street, Nelson (opposite Spotlight). Classes as normal in Stoke on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Exam fees (includes music, extra classes and entry fee)

Grade 1 ballet    exam fee: $74, extra lessons: $117, music: $15 ($206)

Grade 2 Ballet.       exam fee $78, extra lessons: $117, music: $15 ($210)

Grade 4 ballet.       exam fee: $93, extra lessons: $117, music: $15 ($225)

Grade 5 ballet.         exam fee: $100, extra lessons: $117, music $15 ($232)

Medals. Bronze medal $61  – a medal is a two dance test that can be prepared in class time without extra classes. We would need to have a group of people interested to be able to do this.

  • Please let me know via email before the end of the term if your child will/will not be sitting an exam.
  • There will be registration forms in class next week which are due back at the beginning of next term.
  • Exam payment is due in the second week of November

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about exams. Again they are not compulsory so if you are not able to commit this year that’s absolutely fine, please just let me know then I won’t follow up.