Once your child has settled into their class, within four weeks the school uniform is mandatory. This helps to create a professional and traditional environment.
Long hair must always be off the face and secured into a neat bun. If you are uncertain about this detail, please talk to your class teacher who will be happy to help.
Little Ballerinas and Pre-Primary – pink leotard with skirt attached, pink ballet socks and leather/satin ballet shoes with elastic.
Grade 1-2 – marine leotard and optional marine chiffon skirt, pink ballet shoes. Pink leather/satin ballet shoes with elastic.
Grade 3 upwards – black think strap leotard and optional black mesh dress, black chiffon skirt, prink ballet tights with pink/leather/canvass shoes with elastic. Please speak to your teacher regarding shoe material. Please note that pupils taking examinations, will need ribbons for their shoes.
Grade 6 and Intermediate – own choice of approved leotard (please see class teacher), pink ballet tights and pink canvas, split soled ballet shoes.
Please note that girls who are ready to begin pointe work classes will be advised by the class teacher when to purchase shoes. It is important that these are professionally fitted for each individual. The school, where available, will accompany you and your child to the ballet shop in London. Please arrange these visits with the school. We recommend that you don’t purchase pointe shoes locally or on line.
All grades – white boys short-sleeved leotard or t-shirt, black ballet shorts or ballet leggings, black or white leather/canvas ballet shoes.
Primary – Grade 4 – Petra unitard, pupil’s own choice of colour, black tap shoes. Please speak to your teacher regarding the design of the tap shoe.
Grade 5 – own choice of leotard and tights, with class teacher’s approval, and appropriate tap shoes.
All grades – black long trousers, plain white or black t-shirt, black socks and appropriate tap shoes.
Primary – Grade 4 – Petra unitard, , pupil’s own choice of colour and optional foot thongs.
Grade 5+ – own choice of leotard and tights, with class teacher’s approval, and optional foot thongs.
All grades – white boys short-sleeved leotard or t-shirt, black ballet shorts, ballet leggings or unitard with optional foot thongs. Please speak to your teacher about your choice.
Fashionable leotards, leggings, shorts and/or t-shirts. Jazz shoes/trainers can be worn.
Comfortable clothes that you can easily move around in.
T-shirts, hoodies and cropped sweatshirts
T-shirts, hoodies and cropped sweatshirts with TPA logo are available to purchase. Individual names can also be printed at an additional cost.
For easy access to our merchandise sales from ROCK THE DRAGON website go to TEAM STORE then PERFORMING ARTS from the drop down menu click TONBRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS
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Second hand uniform
Second hand uniform and shoes are available to purchase at a reduced cost. We are always looking for items to sell onto other students. If you have any uniform or shoes in good condition, or would like to purchase any items, please speak to Julie Rudge, Caroline Baldock or Caz.