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Dance BTEC Level 3 at Raynes Park High School

Course description

If you are considering a future pathway in the Performing Arts Industry. This qualification will lead onto other vocational options Post 16 and at Higher Education Institutes. It can also be done as a standalone subject if the learner is simply interested in dance and would like to pursue that interest to get a level 3 qualification

Course content

The course is made up of 4 units which focus on a variety of areas such as choreography, performance, critical analysis and physical fitness. Out of the 4 different units, 2 of these are externally assessed and the other two are assessed by the teacher. This course is made up of both practical and theory elements. You will need to study the following units;

Unit 1: Investigation Practitioners work- This is a theory unit where you will analyse and evaluate professional dance works; you will get to go on trips to see these live performances.

Unit 2: Developing Skills and Techniques for Live Performance- This is a practical unit where you will develop your technique in different dance styles and perform to live audiences.

Unit 3: Group Performance workshop- This is practical unit, where you will work together as a group and choreograph dances to different themes.

You will also be able to study a variety of dance styles such as jazz, contemporary and street dance

Entry requirements

5 A*-C including Maths and English


Throughout the course.

Units of work will be completed to pre-set deadlines.

Future opportunities

These level three courses can be used to gain entry to university to study either a foundation degree or an honours degree in a number of performing arts related subjects

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Raynes Park High School directly.

Last updated date: 05 April 2017
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