Pre Primary Tap
Pre Primary Tap is the foundation for a strong and intricate tap technique, 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.
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
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
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