Our Classes

We offer RAD Ballet Classes from Pre-Primary to Grade 8.

Pre-School Primary 5+ Grades 1-8 Technique Adult

Royal Academy of Dance

Pre-School Ballet

Fun filled classes for pre-school children from the age of 3. The focus is on fun and the children learn basic dance skills through imaginative adventures.

Term Duration 10 Weeks

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Pre-Primary and Primary

For children aged 5 + an introduction to the examination syllabi of the Royal Academy Of Dance. With the option of completing their first exam once they reach the standard.

Term Duration 10 Weeks

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Grades One to Eight

The graded syllabi provide a broad practical dance education developing the technical, musical and performance skills of the student.

Term Duration 10 Weeks

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Technique, Strengthening and Pointe

An additional class for the very keen student available from grade 1 upwards. Pointe work is offered when the student has reached the standard required to study this safely.

Term Duration 10 Weeks

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Adult

A new class for anyone looking to learn the broad spectrum of ballet movements which will improve posture, fitness and suppleness in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Term Duration 5 Weeks

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Class Information

Term Duration
Each term runs for 10 teaching weeks.
Our new adult classes run for 5 weeks

Class Locations
MONDAY - DOWN ARTS CENTRE - Click here to view in google maps
WEDNESDAY - MARKET HOUSE BALLYNAHINCH - Click here to view in google maps
SATURDAY - PATRICIAN YOUTH CENTRE - Click here to view in google maps

Health and Safety
All our teachers are Access N.I. checked. We have public liability insurance.

How to Enrol
Please telephone Nicola on 07850036289 - Email: nicola@nicolaballet.co.uk
Once enrolled we automatically reserve your child's place for each following terms unless you notify us.

ALL FEES MUST BE PAID BEFORE OR NO LATER THAN THE FIRST CLASS ATTENDED.

Term Dates and Fees

AUTUMN TERM - SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER
Saturday Classes - Patrician Youth Centre - Saturday 1st September
Monday Classes - Down Arts Centre - Monday 3rd September
Wednesday Classes - Market House Ballynahinch - Wednesday 5th September

FEES
Pre-School and Pre-Primary - £75 - 10 weeks
Primary - Grade 4 - £85 - 10 weeks
Grade 6,7 and Grade 8 - £95 - 10 weeks
Adult Classes - £45 - 5 weeks
Technique and Pointe Classes - £50 - 10 weeks as a 2nd class (£85 if only class)
 

Uniforms

All uniform must be RAD approved for examinations and is available for purchase at each venue.
All hair should be tied back, ideally in a bun. Long hair can cause injury whilst turning. Freedom of movement is important.

Pre-School to Primary Grades Grade One and Two Grade Three Grade Four and Five Grade Six, Seven and Eight



Pre-School, Pre-Primary, Primary Grades

  • Pink Short Sleeved Leotard (FREED or BLOCH)
  • Matching Georgette Skirt
  • Pink Ballet Shoes with Elastic
  • Pink Socks and Tights
  • Pink Xover cardigan
 

Grade One and Two

  • Lavender Sleeveless Leotard (FREED or BLOCH)
  • Black Character Skirt Regulation School Ribbons
  • Pink Ballet Shoes with Elastic
  • Pink Socks and Tights
  • Lavender Xover cardigan
  • Low Heel Character Shoe
 

Grade Three

  • Navy Blue Sleeveless Leotard (FREED or BLOCH)
  • Black Character Skirt Regulation School Ribbons
  • Pink Ballet Shoes with Elastic
  • Pink Tights
  •  Cuban Heel Character Shoe
 

Grade Four and Five

  • Navy blue Sleeveless Leotard (FREED or BLOCH)
  • Black Character Skirt Regulation School Ribbons
  • Pink Ballet Shoes with Elastic
  • Pink Tights
  •  Cuban Heel Character Shoe
 

Grade Six, Seven and Eight

  • Leotard with Matching Skirt (FREED or BLOCH)
  • Long Georgette Skirt
  • Character Skirt Regulation School Ribbons
  • Pink Ballet Shoes with Elastic
  • Pink Tights
  • Cuban Heel Character Shoe

Latest News

Our New Adult Ballet Class

DOWNPATRICK ADULT CLASS WILL RESTART MONDAY 3RD SEPT

HILLSBOROUGH CLASS 7TH SEPTEMBER

Pre-School Ballet

WE ARE NOW TAKING NAMES FOR SEPTEMBER ENROLMENT

SATURDAY 9.00AM PATRICIAN YOUTH CENTRE

MONDAY 2.30PM DOWN ARTS CENTRE

WEDNESDAY 2.30PM MARKET HOUSE BALLYNAHINCH

SUMMER SCHOOL 30TH JULY TO 3RD AUGUST

AGE 4 TO 6  9.00AM TO 11.00AM

GRADE 1 TO 3  10.00AM TO 1.00PM

SENIORS  10.00AM TO 2.30PM

BALLET AND CONTEMPORARY DANCE 

Contact Us

If you have any enquiries or would like to register for a class please contact me directly by telephone or email and I will endevour to get back to you as soon as possible.
Telephone Nicola on 07850036289 - Email: nicola@nicolaballet.co.uk
Class Locations: Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick ~ Patrician Youth Centre, Downpatrick ~ Market House, Ballynahinch
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