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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.

Street Dance grades with a difference

Accredited by OfQual, Qualifications Wales & CCEA

We're fully accredited 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

Key Assessment areas of the syllabus

PAA Street Dance has been specifically created 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 core areas of Street Dance:

Technical Skills

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

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


Completing a PAA Grade is a rewarding experience, we'll get you on your path to success in no-time. To get started, simply download the free syllabus and supporting materials below.


Download the syllabus specification and supporting material for free.

Download supporting materials

UCAS Points

For Grades 6, 7 and 8, you can supersize your university application, earning those all-important UCAS points. Learn more.


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