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英國皇家舞蹈學院考試

 Date:23 Dec 2022

Updates on RAD 2023 First Exam Session May to June 2023

 

Due to RAD's internal operational arrangement, the registration is postponed and more information will be provided in Mid-January. Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

 

Introduction
The HKEAA administers both the General Graded Examinations (Graded Examinations, Presentation Classes, Class Awards & Demonstration Classes) and the Vocational Graded Examinations of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). The RAD examinations are the most popular classical ballet examinations in Hong Kong.

 

 

Examinations Timetable
The RAD examinations take place twice annually. General Graded Examinations held in Approved Examination Centres (AEC) are referred as 'AEC Session'. The Vocational Graded Examinations held in RAD Approved Venues (RAV) are referred as 'RAV Session'.

The tentative examination schedule in the year 2023 is as follows:

Examination Session
Levels
Examination Venue
Examination Period
AEC (Filmed) Exam / AEC Exam / RAV Exam Session in May - Jun
Demonstration Class
Pre-School Level 1
Pre-School Level 2
Approved Examination Centres (AEC) / RAD Approved Venues (RAV) 3 May - 12 Jun 2023
General Graded Examinations
Pre-Primary in Dance
Primary in Dance
Grades 1 - 8
Vocational Graded Examinations
Intermediate Foundation
Intermediate
Advanced Foundation
Advanced 1
Advanced 2
Discovering Repertoire
Level 2 - 4

 

Examination Session
Levels
Examination Venue
Examination Period
 
AEC (Filmed) Exam / AEC Exam / RAV Exam Session in Sep - Nov
Demonstration Class
Pre-School Level 1
Pre-School Level 2
Approved Examination Centres (AEC) / RAD Approved Venues (RAV) To be confirmed
General Graded Examinations
Pre-Primary in Dance
Primary in Dance
Grades 1 - 8
Vocational Graded Examinations
Intermediate Foundation
Intermediate
Advanced Foundation
Advanced 1
Advanced 2
Solo Seal Award
Discovering Repertoire
Level 2 - 4

 

 

Entry Requirements
For Demonstration Classes, the following target ages apply:

 

Levels
Target Age
Demonstration Classes Pre-School Dance Curriculum: Level 1 2.5 years to 3.5 years
Pre-School Dance Curriculum: Level 2 3.5 years to 4.5 or 5 years

 

For reasons of safe dance practice, candidates' age must meet the minimum age requirement for RAD examination. The RAD policy on minimum age is as follows:

  • For General/ Vocational Graded Examinations that take place between May and June in Hong Kong, all candidates MUST have reached the minimum age by 31 December in the year which they take the examination.
  • For General/ Vocational Graded Examinations that take place between September and November, all candidates MUST have reached the minimum age by 31 December in the year in which they take the examination.

 

Examination
Levels
Age Requirements
General Graded Examinations
Pre-Primary in Dance 5 years and over
Primary in Dance 6 years and over
Grades 1 - 5 7 years and over
Grades 6 - 8 11 years and over
Discovering Repertoire
Level 2 - 4  12 years and over

 

Examination
Levels
Age Requirements
Vocational Graded Examinations
Intermediate Foundation (optional) 11 years and over
Intermediate 12 years and over
Advanced Foundation (optional) 13 years and over
Advanced 1 14 years and over
Advanced 2 15 years and over
Solo Seal 15 years and over

For Vocational Graded Examinations, candidates should pass the Examinations in the order shown above, but need not take Foundation examinations, as these are optional. Candidates entering for the Solo Seal Award must have achieved Distinction in Advanced 2 examination.

 

 

Examinations Registration

All entries must be submitted via RAD Online Exam Entries.  Please see the school registration instructions in the Application Guidelines for RAD Online Exam Entries which are available in the Members' Area.

Registration for the Examinations in May to June takes place in January while that for the Examinations between September and November takes place in June.

The registration fees for the examinations in the year 2023 are as follows:

 

DEMONSTRATION CLASS
 
Levels
AEC (HK$)
 RAV (HK$)
Demonstration Class Pre-School Dance Curriculum Level 1 334(per child)  535(per child)
Pre-School Dance Curriculum Level 2 334(per child)  535(per child)

 

APPROVED EXAMINATION CENTRES (AEC)

 

Approved Examination Centre (AEC)/ Levels

Examination
Class Award (HK$) 
Presentation Class (HK$)

Solo Performance Award (HK$)

Member Rates (HK$)

Full Rates(HK$) 
Pre-Primary in Dance ---  --- 567 --- ---
Primary in Dance 727 637 --- ---
Grade 1 793 688 --- 637
Grade 2 849 752 --- 703
Grade 3 971 836 --- 767
Grade 4 1,055 921 --- 849
Grade 5 1,202 1,010 --- 926
Grade 6 1,326 1,106 --- 998
Grade 7 1,364 1,146 --- 1,070
Grade 8 1,416 1,190 --- ---
Intermediate Foundation 1,428 --- --- --- 
Intermediate 1,480 --- --- ---
Advanced Foundation 1,466 2,296 --- --- ---
Advanced 1 1,518 2,354 --- --- ---
Advanced 2 1,571 2,401 --- --- ---
Discovering Repertoire Level 2 579 451 ---  --- 
Discovering Repertoire Level 3 656 527 ---  ---
Discovering Repertoire Level 4 735 605 ---  ---

*Minimum fee payable if examining time less than three hours: HK$17,892
 

RAD APPROVED VENUES (RAV)

 

RAD Approved Venues (RAV)/ Levels

Examination
Class Award (HK$)
Presentation Class (HK$)
 
Solo Performance Award (HK$)
 

Member Rates (HK$)

Full Rates (HK$)
Pre-Primary in Dance --- ---  752 --- --- 
Primary in Dance 921 831 --- ---
Grade 1 978 881 --- 831
Grade 2 1,088 946 --- 894
Grade 3 1,152 1,030 --- 959
Grade 4 1,223 1,106 --- 1,035
Grade 5 1,371 1,197 ---  1,120
Grade 6 1,475 1,300 --- 1,192
Grade 7 1,507 1,338 --- 1,264
Grade 8 1,550 1,377 --- ---
Intermediate Foundation 1,565 --- ---  ---
Intermediate 1,597 --- --- ---
Advanced Foundation 1,614 2,444 --- --- ---
Advanced 1 1,647 2,483 --- --- ---
Advanced 2 1,693 2,522 --- --- ---
Solo Seal Award 2,006 2,837 --- --- ---
Discovering Repertoire Level 2  735 605 ---  --- 
Discovering Repertoire Level 3 810 682 ---  --- 
Discovering Repertoire Level 4 889 761 ---  --- 

 

RAD COVID-19 Refund Policy

For refund details, please visit RAD website.

 

 

Forms and Guidelines

 

 

Examinations Results and Certificates
Results will be issued via the applicant's RAD online exam entries account after the end of the examiner's tours. RAD sends result forms. certificates and medals (if any) directly to the exam entries applicants. Due to COVID-19 pandemic issues (lockdowns, issues with post or dispatch) there may be delays with certificates (including application for replacement certificate) and medals.

 

 

Certificate Replacement Service
According to the fee provided by RAD, the re-issue RAD certificates will be charge HK$255 while medal or bar will be charged HK$120. Please submit the application form for replacement certificates at RAD website (Click here to link to RAD's website) and mail the following information to us:
  1. The copy of application form for replacement certificate (RAD);
  2. The completed "Application form for Replacement certificate" (HKEAA);
  3. Return the original certificate(s) (if any) to HKEAA.

 

 

Teaching Programme - Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS)
Details of the programme, entry requirements can be found from RAD's website at: https://www.royalacademyofdance.org/programme/certificate-in-ballet-teaching-studies-2/

Tuition and Other Fees

 

Enrolling Year
Registration Fee
Programme Fee
2023
£120
HK$63,155

 

The tuition fees are set annually and are retained for the two years programme. The tuition fees are payable in 4 instalments, as shown below, to RAD directly.

 

Year 1 of the Programme Instalment
1st instalment
2nd instalment
Payment Period
mid-November
mid-March
Year 2 of the Programme 3rd instalment
4th instalment
mid-November
mid-March

 

Award

For those who are awarded the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies are entitled to enter candidates for examinations and presentation classes of the RAD.

For further information, please contact Miss Jan Pang (Operations Manager, Hong Kong, China and Macau)

Tel: (852) 9180 0886

Email:  jpang@rad.cn.com

Address: PO Box 33424, Sheung Wan Post Office, Hong Kong

 

 

Data Privacy
Personal data of applicants/candidates are used by the HKEAA and the Examination Board for delivery of examination and assessment services. Whether you provide the requested personal data is voluntary. However, if you fail to provide all the data, or if any of the data are inaccurate or incomplete, the HKEAA may not be able to accept your entry or provide all or part of the examination and assessment services. The personal data submitted may also be used for:
  1. assisting tertiary institutions and other government/public organisations in their admission processes;
  2. assisting tertiary institutions and other government/public organisations in respect of their requests for information in granting scholarships;
  3. assisting tertiary institutions and other government/public organisations to confirm the candidates’ eligibility for financial assistance or other forms of subsidization, in which case, the necessary personal data of the candidates may have to be disclosed to the concerned organisations for verification;
  4. certifying candidates’ examination results in response to legitimate requests;
  5. processing any refund or payment in relation to the examination;
  6. conducting educational research and analysis in an anonymous format in which the identities of candidates are not traceable; and
  7. marketing the services and products of the Examination Board (including examination services, courses, events, publications, and other examination materials or resources) subject to the consent of the candidates.*

The HKEAA may also transfer the personal data of candidates to third parties for use for the above purposes or other directly related purposes, including government / public organizations, schools and educational institutions, banks (for processing refund or payment), and service providers providing various administrative or technical services to facilitate the delivery of the examination and assessment services including but not limited to data punching, registration process, dispatch of examination documents, and the capture, disposal or other processing of data.

In compliance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, access to all personal data will be made available, on payment of a fee, to anyone who can establish his/her right to be informed of such data as are retained by the HKEAA. Please also note that applicants’/candidates’ personal data/correspondence/other information received by the HKEAA may be transferred to the Examination Board concerned for delivery of examination and assessment services and for any of the abovementioned purposes or other directly related purposes. In general, upon completion of an examination or examination series and all the connecting examination services, the HKEAA will transfer all such data to the Examination Board who will then assume full control of such data. By then, applicants/candidates should approach the Examination Board direct for their personal data/information handling policies if necessary.

*If you have given consent but wish to withdraw your consent for your personal data to be used for this purpose, please send a letter of request to the HKEAA.

 

 

Examination Publications
Publications related to the RAD examinations are available for sale at the Publications Unit at the HKEAA San Po Kong Office.

The Study Choice Forms GEF 3 (2-7) and GEF 3 (8) may be downloaded from RAD website (click here to link to RAD's website).

 

 

Collaboration with RAD
If you are interested in becoming an RAD teacher, examiner or examination studio, please contact the RAD by using the contact information given below.

 

 

Contacts
Royal Academy of Dance
Tel : (207) 326 8000
Website : www.royalacademyofdance.org
Address : 36 Battersea Square, London SW11 3RA, UK.


Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority International and Professional Examinations Division
Contact us: www.hkeaa.edu.hk/tc/ipe/contact_us/