Here are some more useful documents about Scottish country dancing.
Sociability is what SCD is all about – but putting on a ball or other
social event can at times be a source of anxiety to the
organizers. However, some gracious contributors to Strathspey have
submitted material which will probably let you sleep more soundly:
At various times discussion on the Strathspey list has focused on the
RSCDS exam progress. Here is some material about the RSCDS Preliminary
Test and Teacher’s Certificate examinations:
- Strathspey discussion about the RSCDS teachers'
exam process, summarized by Ian Brockbank. Note that this is quite
a few years old, and various changes have been instituted in the
meantime, so this should not be taken as an accurate description of
the status quo (it isn’t). I’m leaving this here out of historical
- Past questions from examination papers for the Preliminary
Test and the Full Certificate. Note that these are just
the questions, not the answers (you will have to think of these by
yourself). Also note that the exam process has changed considerably
since these were collected. Your mileage may vary.