Royal Academy of Dance

Examinations & Syllabi

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) offers an internationally recognised portfolio of examinations and assessments which is designed to motivate and encourage students of all ages and abilities, from beginners to those on the threshold of a career in dance.

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New Zealand Dates, Forms & Fees

Examinations & Syllabi – Information relevant Worldwide
Visit the RAD UK website where you will find everything that you need to know about Graded and Vocational examinations and assessments, uniform requirements, age requirements, etc.

The Specifications handbook is the overarching document containing uniform requirements, etc.

Minimum Age Requirements Minimum Age Requirements (24 KB)

RAD Recommended Uniform for Female and Male Examination Candidates
Please refer to pages 31-35 of the Specifications handbook for the Recommended Uniform for Female and Male Examinations
Result Enquiry Forms

Result Enquiries must be sent within 10 working days of the results being received.

Result Enquiry application form Result Enquiry application form (86 KB)

Result Enquiry Service Guidelines Result Enquiry Service Guidelines (146 KB)

Special Consideration

Special Consideration applications can be sent anytime after closing date and within 5 working days of the exam.

Special Consideration guidelines Special Consideration guidelines (173 KB)

Special Consideration Application Form Special Consideration Application Form (40 KB)