At key stage 3 dance is part of the PE curriculum.
Students whoo choose this GCSE will have the opportunity to develop their choreographic skills, learn routines and take part in workshops lead by industry professionals. This course is perfect for any student that loves to dance. Open to all students that want to develop rhythm, creativity and expression.
The Dance GCSE course is mainly delivered through practical exploration and expression. 60% of the course is devoted to students’ practical work, with a written examination representing 40%. This course is excellent for students that want to express themselves through choreography, routines and dance appreciation. The course allows students to draw from their previous experiences and begin new journeys through many styles of dance.
The course is broken down into two components:
Performance and Choreography (Practical 60% of marks)
Performance: Solo performance and performance in duet/trio.
Choreography: Solo or group choreography.
Dance Appreciation (Written 40% of marks)
Critical appreciation of professional works from Dance Anthology.
Stepping Out Dance Showcase
Key Stage 4 Options
- GCSE Dance (AQA)