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AQA GCSE PERFORMING ARTS DANCE

 

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.


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