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Fees and Conditions

Fees & Conditions

  • All dance class fees are charged by the term and are due by the first class of term.
  • To remain consistent each term, invoices will be calculated on an average term length across a 37 week year.
  • Term Rates cannot be discounted for family holidays that fall during term time. We do however offer a casual rate of $27 per class.
  • Students commencing classes mid-term will pay pro-rated term fees for the remaining number of weeks in the term. The full term rate applies after the introductory price.
  • Term fees are non-refundable.
  • Please see this FAQ for details about missed lessons.
  • ONE $20 trial/assessment lesson paid by a casual fee is allowed for new students before enrolling for the full term.
  • Casual attendance is permitted beyond the trial lesson at $30 per class.
  • L’Académie students participate in Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) examinations annually and all students at the Primary level and above are required to attend a minimum of 2 ballet classes per week to achieve and maintain an examination standard.
  • L’Académie examinations are held at our Ashfield studio in November. Exam dates are not confirmed by the RAD until approximately 4 weeks prior to exams. It may be necessary for children to take time out of school.
  • All private lesson students representing L’Academie with eisteddfod solos must participate in all dance styles offered, including groups.
Minimum age requirements 
  • The Royal Academy of Dance have minimum age requirements in place before undertaking each exam. Students must have reached the minimum ages listed below before 1st September to participate in a Royal Academy of Dance examination and Sugarplums classes.
  • Our Sugarplums ages have been adjusted to suit these requirements.
LevelMinimum age by  August 1st
2 years (Parents and Bubs)2
2-4 years (Sugarplums)3
4-5 years (Sugarplums)4
Pre Primary5