Dance

Welcome to Dance

During Key Stage 4 students will complete three units including;

Unit 1 – Showcase
Unit 2 – Preparation, Production and Performance
Unit 3 – Dance Skills

Students will begin with Unit 4 to develop and improve their basic dance skills in dance which will enable them to apply dance knowledge when dancing in a performance and creating their own choreography. Students will watch professional dance work analysing and developing ideas for their own choreography. BTEC enables students to explore a range of dance styles which will include; contemporary, modern jazz, theatre craft and many more. Unit 1 and 2 are both internally moderated and Unit 4 is externally moderated.

Key Stage 4

Edexcel BTEC Level 1/ Level 2 First Award in Performing Arts (Dance)

The following topics are:

  • Developing technical ability in dance
  • Choreography
  • Performance
  • Production
  • Development as a dancer

Edexcel BTEC Level 1/ Level 2 First Award in Performing Arts (Dance) is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Head of Faculty and course leader, Mrs A Blakeley