What will I learn?
Dance is a powerful and empowering form of non-verbal communication and it is both physical and expressive. Dance develops creative, imaginative, physical, emotional and intellectual capacities. Through the GCSE course you will focus on the three key areas of: performance, choreography and dance appreciation. You will explore set professional pieces of dance as well as having a critical appreciation of your own work. You will have the opportunity to perform solo work as well as working on duets, trios and group pieces. You will be able to choose the style of dance you wish to perform and choreograph within, providing it meets the assessment criteria.
How will I be assessed?
Component 1- Performance and Choreography (60%- internally marked, externally moderated)
Component 2- Dance Appreciation (40%- Written Exam- 1hr 30mins)
Are there any entry requirements?
Suitability for the course will be considered on an individual basis.
Where could it lead?
A-Level Dance, University Study or Dance School. Possible career routes include: Dancer, Choreographer, Personal Trainer, Theatre Director, Community Arts Worker.
What would complement this course?
GCSE PE, Drama, Music
Do you have a question about this course? Email the Subject Leader