Street Dance

Groundbreaking Dance Assessment

PAA Street Dance further continues our long-standing commitment to industry relevance and academic rigour. Designed by leading UK street dance practitioners, PAA Street Dance exams will equip your learners with an authentic experience that’s true to the historical style of Street Dance.


Regulated by OfQual, Qualifications Wales & CCEA

We're fully regulated by OfQual, Qualifications Wales & CCEA. Our Street Dance grades are internationally recognised.

Created by industry specialists

PAA Street Dance has been created by specialists in Popping, Locking, House and Breaking.

Performance focused

Students can develop as soloists or company dancers.

UCAS Points

UCAS points are available at grades 6, 7 and 8, supporting students progression onto University, or for a career in the performing arts industry.

Be truly creative

PAA Street Dance Technical Skills can be free choice giving you creative control in your exam.

No membership fees

PAA Street Dance does not include any membership fees and free supporting materials are provided to help guide, inspire and motivate your students.

The Exam

PAA Grade Exams has been specifically designed to give teachers the creative freedom to build a bespoke curriculum around their own teaching styles and existing programme.

PAA candidates are assessed in the two core areas of Street Dance:


Candidates will prepare a series of technical exercises that display a range of skills within the genre. Exercises encourage the development of a strong dance technique, whilst embedding performance skills ensuring the development of equipped dancers


The Performance is the final element to the examination and can include any style or variation of Street Dance. Teachers have creative control over the content of the group performance creating a truly unique and tailored experience for students

Dates & Fees

PAA examinations are all year round and can be scheduled to fit with your exsisitng programme


Exam Fee

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