Studio & Exam Wear

"If you don't look like a dancer, you won't feel like a dancer."

It is important that pupils wear the correct uniform, so that the teacher can clearly see body lines to make necessary corrections.

Poorly fitting uniform can be distracting, especially for younger children; leotards should be tight-fitting & ballet skirts should sit on the waist, not on the hips. All pupils should have the correct shoes for each dance technique, & the fit of these should be checked regularly - dance shoes should not be bought with room for growth.

Students should adhere to the dress code at all times with hair in the correct styles - a bun or high plait tucked under for ballet, neat & tidy, up & away from the face for all other classes.

 

Ballet
Primary and Grade I

Cherry leotard

Cherry skirt (Primary only)

Cherry woollen wrap over

Pink ballet socks (for exams)/tights

Pink leather/satin ballet shoes for class 

Satin ballet shoes and ribbons for exam

Cherry ribbon crossed round bun for exam

Ballet
Grades II and III
Ballet
Grade IV and V

Cherry leotard

Pink leather/satin ballet shoes for class

Satin ballet shoes and ribbons for exams 

Pink ballet socks for Grade II, pink seamless tights for Grade III

Cotton lycra ¾ sleeve wrap over

Cherry ribbon crossed round bun for exam

Purple leotard

Pink seamless tights

Pink leather/satin ballet shoes for class

Satin ballet shoes and ribbons for exams

Black ballet warm-up top

Purple ribbon crossed round bun for exam

Ballet
Grade VI

Black leotard - papillon pa4004

Pink seamless tights

Black ballet warm-up top 

Leather/canvas/satin ballet shoes for class

Satin ballet shoes and ribbons for exams

Ballet
Optional Studio wear
(grade 5 classes & above) 

Black leotard CC123

Tap
Primary

Cherry leotard 

Cherry skirt

Cherry woollen wrap over

White ballet socks 

White canvas tap shoes with heel taps,  white ribbons for exams 

Cherry and white ribbons for bunches for exams

Tap
Grade V upwards

Black cap sleeved cotton lycra cat suit

White socks or no socks (whole group to be the same)

Oxfords

Own choice of pony-tail scrunchie

 

Tap
Grade I and II

Purple long sleeved nylon lycra cat suit

White socks

Black low/Cuban heel tap shoes with heel taps

Black ribbons for shoes for exam

Pink scrunchie (pony-tail) – cotton lycra

Tap
Grade III and IV

Purple cap sleeved cotton lycra cat suit

White socks

Black Cuban or Oxford tap shoes with heel taps

Black scrunchie (pony-tail) – cotton lycra

Optional Studio Wear - Grade 4 & above

 

Bloch L5407 Burgundy leotard or CC123 Amethyst leotard

Black calf/three-quarter length cotton lycra leggings/stirrup tights

Modern
Grade I

Cherry leotard

Cherry skirt

Cherry and white ribbons – bunches

Bare feet

Modern
Grade II
Modern
Grade III and IV

Purple long sleeved nylon lycra cat suit

Pink scrunchie - ponytail

Bare feet

Purple cap sleeved cotton lycra cat suit

Purple scrunchie – ponytail

Bare feet

Modern
Grade V and VI

Black cap sleeved cat suit cotton lycra

Own choice of scrunchie for ponytail

Bare feet

Modern
Inter & Upwards

MODERN/TAP/JAZZ - Any colour unitard/leotard & footless tights

 

Optional Studio Wear - Grade 4 & above

 

Bloch L5407 Burgundy leotard or CC123 Amethyst leotard

Black calf/three-quarter length cotton lycra leggings/stirrup tights

Jazz
Class

Any colour all-in-one/leotard & footless tights/hot-pants & lycra top/jazz pants & lycra top

Jazz shoes/jazz trainers/bare feet

Jazz
Bronze & Silver Exams

Purple cap sleeved cotton lycra cat suit

Purple scrunchie

Bare feet 

Jazz
Gold Exams

Black cap sleeved cotton lycra catsuit

Own choice of scrunchie

Bare feet

Boys
Ballet

White short sleeved leotard

Navy or black ballet tights

White socks

Black or white leather ballet shoes

Boys
Tap
Boys

Modern & Jazz

Primary - Grade 4

Tight white short sleeved t-shirt / leotard

Black cycling shorts / black jazz pants

Black jazz shoes / bare feet

Boys

Modern & Jazz

Grade 5 upwards

 

Tight white short sleeved t-shirt / leotard

Black jazz pants, not wide leg

Exams - Black short sleeved all-in-one, short length legs

Bare feet

Tight white short sleeved t-shirt / leotard

Black jazz pants, not wide leg

Black tap shoes