Young dancers celebrate success

Students of Neat Feet Dance Academy are celebrating exam and competition successes. Their latest exam sessions have produced a 100 per cent pass rate with 24per cent gaining grade A. They also gained five first places in the North Devon Performing Art

Students of Neat Feet Dance Academy are celebrating exam and competition successes. Their latest exam sessions have produced a 100 per cent pass rate with 24per cent gaining grade A. They also gained five first places in the North Devon Performing Arts Festival and were awarded group trophies for Classical Dance and Character Dance. Flora Blower was awarded the Graham Westcott Trophy for Artistry and Performance and danced at the Gala Concert.Neat Feet principal Teresa Crossman said: "These students are aiming high by taking exams of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, which are approved by the QCA. "Grade 5 is recognised as being equivalent to a GCSE and Grade 6 equals an A level, so these results are a great achievement. The North Devon Performing Arts Festival is attended by dancers from all over the South West and Neat Feet students should be proud of their success in this competition." Exam results: Modern - Bronze Medal: Eleanor Gardner, Chelsea Hassan, Holly Marshall, Emer O'Driscoll-Paton, Sian O'Neill, Jody Rogers, Ryleigh Sloman-Gray, Hannah Smith, Megan Spearman, Louise Tucker.Grade 1: Hannah Cole, Natalie Cole, Rebecca Guymer, Jasmine Husband, Troy Norman-Trainor, Dervla O'Driscoll-Paton.Grade 2: Millie Cloak, Holly Comer, Jules Davies, Alice Guymer, Charna Hatherell, Bethanie Snellgrove .Grade 5: Flora Blower, Jessica Davey, Olivia Finn, Millie Harvey, Phoebe Pidner, Kirsty Short, Laura Short.Tap - Grade 1: Amanda Aho, Millie Cloak, Jules Davies, Holly Comer, Alice Guymer, Charna Hatherell, Gemma Knight, Bethanie Snellgrove.Grade 5: Flora Blower, Jessica Davey, Olivia Finn, Millie Harvey, Verity Lunn, Kirsty Short, Laura Short.Tap Test 2: Dawn Bowman, Sam Hill, Celia Mathews, Audrey Woodbridge.Tap Test 4: Mary Cloak, Katherine Green, Lucy Robinson. Tap Test 6: Barbara Cooper, Jacqueline Jewell.


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