What is the course about?


This is a very practical hands on course. You receive training to the highest standard and study dance in an interesting yet analytical way.


Subject content:


The course consists of 2 units.


Unit 1 looks at professional development and developing technique, challenging physical fitness. This unit is supported by a scrap book portfolio. Dance styles studied are Urban, Contemporary, Jazz and Ballet. Students choose their strongest style and progress with this in year 2.


Unit 2 looks at showcasing a performance in line with an externally set brief. Students have the chance to evaluate their work through a progression indicator and discuss possible jobs in the performing arts industry. The course is based on a high creative collaboration between the teacher and student.


How will I be assessed?


The course is externally assessed towards the end of year 2. The students are observed through a series of tasks by their tutor during the 2 years. The course is invigorating, creative and fun.

Exam Board - AQA