Year 10

What Will I Learn?

You will learn the craft of choreography, performance and dance appreciation.  You will study mainly jazz, contemporary and ballet.

How Will I Be Assessed?

Controlled assessment
15% Solo Composition Task

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Lessons will be practical based, technique classes, choreography workshops and dance appreciation through professional works.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

The basis of the exam will be covered so it can then be applied to the coursework in Yr 11.

Year 11

What Will I Learn?

You will develop your knowledge of choreography as well as continuing to improve in technical classes.

How Will I Be Assessed?

Practical Exam in Spring Term
20% Set Dance
25% Solo choreography
20% Performance in a group
Writtem Exam in Summer
20% Dance Appreciation

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

One Theory lesson and one practical lesson every week.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

AS Dance is a natural progression from GCSE. The exam is 60% practical and 40% theory. Practical exam is a solo choreography and a performance in a duo.