Tap, Grade 0: Primary

11-04-2019 20:33

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
CGS239 (2019) Pass (71) 41 15 15 A loose ankle was evident in the Shake and Step. A little unsure of the set work in places. Keep working to strengthen the overall technique.
CGS238 (2019) Pass (73) 42 16 15 Tried hard to time the steps correctly, now continue to strengthen and secure all of the steps.
CGS258 (2019) Merit (76) 44 16 16 A focused candidate who tried hard with his steps today. Aim for more confidence in the set work and make further use of the insteps.
CGS234 (2019) Merit (79) 46 17 16 The candidate showed developing rhythmical timing and some understanding of the required techniques. Keep practicing with your teacher.