Here the teaching of true ballet technique commences, along with increased emphasis on correct posture, placement and line. An understanding of the technique is reflected in the ability to co-ordinate simple movements to produce combination of steps, and quality of movement i.e. precision and control, within the range of their own physical capacity.
A variety of steps are introduced and students learn both the vocabulary and how to join these together in different ways, and importantly to show enjoyment in what they are doing.
Students are also able to interpret music and display a developing sensitivity to musical content and style.
Two (2) classes per week are required for exam preparation