Pre Primary Tap (age guide 3 – 6 years)
Pre Primary Tap is the foundation for a strong and intricate tap technique, starting in pre school this syllabus promotes strong rhythm and encourages listening to music. A number of “build up” steps are taught in this grade to encourage a good use of ankle and strong technique when rising through the grades.
Primary Tap (age guide 7 – 9 years)
This syllabus builds on Pre Primary with basic British tap and progresses with instruction in American and Show tap incorporating complex movements developing pupils to a very high standard.
Grade 1 Tap (age guide 8 – 10 years)
Grade 1 Tap teaches an intricate rhythmic tap, a strong technique, encourages a performance as well as promoting thinking on your feet (quite literally!). Grade 1 tap includes some incredibly tricky work, complex rhythms and trains a tapper to a very high standard.
Grade 2 – 8 Tap and guide 11+
The higher grade continue the technical progression through tap technique with intricate exercises and rhythms seeing a professional standard of tap in Grade 7 & 8 to a level to rival the West End.
Grade 1 – 3 Tap sits at level one within the QCF framework
Grade 4&5 Tap sits in level two within the QCF framework
Grade 6 – 8 Sits in level three within the QCF framework