Teach Repertoire

Teaching Resources

We have produced a range of books, CDs, DVDs, printed music and an app to support each level of Discovering Repertoire.

Visit our online shop to order.

CPD Activities

We regularly offer CPD opportunities to teachers teaching Discovering Repertoire. Head to our CPD Activities page to find the next available course.


Learners of the Discovering Repertoire programme have the option of taking examinations (regulated by Ofqual, the Welsh Government and CCEA Accreditation) or class awards to mark their progress and achievement. The assessments are designed to be taken in a modular format as individual units. Find out more.

The Ballets

Click on the ballet names below to find out more about the stories behind each of the ballets on the programme.

Level Two - Coppélia

One of the most popular and lighthearted comic ballets, Coppélia ends with a wedding but also incorporates some of the darker elements of fairy tales,…
Read more

Level Two - Giselle

In the nearly 200 years since its first performance, Giselle has always been one of the world's most popular ballets. It exemplifies the Romantic Movement…
Read more

Level Three - Paquita

Paquita, a romantic ballet about the love between a gypsy girl and a man of noble birth, appears in today's classical ballet repertoire in the…
Read more

Level Three - The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty is the ultimate romantic ballet, an enchanting tale based on one of the most beloved fairy tales of all time. It has…
Read more

Level Four - Swan Lake

Possibly the most iconic of all classical ballets, Swan Lake takes the viewer into a dark fairy tale world of swans, sorcerers and romance, while…
Read more

Level Four - The Nutcracker

With its child protagonist, dancing sweets, and toys that come to life, The Nutcracker has introduced many children to the world of classical ballet. It…
Read more