Gymnastic (Acrobatic) Dance, Grade 0: Preparatory, Tricks and Tumbles
In Preparatory and Primary Grade candidates demonstrate a basic vocabulary of movement in the chosen discipline. An understanding of the technique is reflected in the ability to co-ordinate very simple movements within the range of their own physical capability.
The Examiner's mark is indicated as Unsuccessful (0-64), Pass (65-74), Merit (75-84) or Distinction (85-100). With a Pass, the candidate has an understanding of the syllabus requirements with adequate demonstration (technique), shows some awareness of timing and rhythm (musicality) and attains a basic sense of presentation (performance). With a Merit, the candidate has an understanding of the syllabus requirement with competent to good demonstration (technique), maintains awareness of timing and rhythm and may respond to the mood and changes of the music (musicality) and shows development of expression through movement and may show ability to project the performance to an audience (performance). With a Distinction, the candidate shows a very good / excellent understanding of the syllabus requirements with a very good demonstration (technique), maintains a very good / excellent rhythm and timing, and responds well to the dynamics of the music (musicality), and shows confidence in performance and presentation (performance).
|Pin (year)||Overall mark (100)||Technique (60)||Musicality (20)||Performance (20)||Comments|
|CGS630 (2019)||Merit (76)||46||16||14||Tried hard with her stretches and tricks today. Continue to aim for further stretch in the legs and feet.|
|CGS629 (2019)||Merit (77)||47||15||15||The set work was known, now try not to rush. Keep listening carefully to the music.|
|CGS628 (2019)||Merit (78)||48||15||15||Pleasing stretch in floor kicks developing. Continue to work on the strength in the legs and feet.|
|CGS324 (2019)||Merit (80)||47||16||17||Tried hard with her exercises today. Keep listening carefully to the music now.|
|CGS627 (2019)||Merit (81)||49||16||16||Listened carefully to the music and worked well with her partner today.|
|CBX937 (2019)||Merit (82)||49||16||17||Listened carefully to the music. Remember to stretch the feet now.|
|CGS322 (2019)||Merit (83)||49||17||17||Smart walks and forward roll. Tried hard with all her steps and tricks today.|
|CGS626 (2019)||Merit (83)||50||17||16||Shows promising strength in the arms and shoulders and demonstrated her tricks well.|
|CGS220 (2019)||Merit (84)||49||17||18||Promising leg stretch with the partner. Lovely presentation throughout showing enjoyment.|
|CGS624 (2019)||Distinction (85)||51||17||17||Pleasing flexibility developing in the legs and the spine. Showing confidence throughout.|