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At The International Ballet School we are pleased to be able to offer all of our students the chance to gain an internationally recognised ballet certification. One which can be built upon as they develop and move on.


The Royal Academy of Dance or the RAD is one of the most recognised dance education organisations in the world. They have a series of exams that are seen as setting the standards for classical ballet around the world; and as such are recognised as one of the most important certifications for anyone interested in dance. 

More About the Royal Academy

The RAD was founded in 1920 with the aim of setting the standards for the teaching of  dance around the UK. Today, the institute has a presence in 85 countries around the world including 36 offices and boasts some 14,000 worldwide members. Over 1,000 students are enrolled in the teacher training programmes offered by the academy and there are some 250,000 students following the syllabi for the exams. The current patron of The Royal Academy of Dance is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.


At the International Ballet School, the Inter-Foundation level will be your child's first opportunity to take a ballet exam with worldwide certification. Inter - Foundation is the class after Group 5.

The Inter - Foundation level is also open to full time adult students who want to gain a ballet certification as well for those considering a teacher training qualification. 

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