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Dance AS/A2 Level at Alderbrook School

Course description

Dance can have a powerful effect on people’s lives: physically, emotionally, mentally and socially. It provides you with a diverse experience through a process of creativity, performance and appreciation. It gives you the means of self-expression in the most aesthetically beautiful and passionate form. And in our modern living, cultures understand and appreciate artistry. Prejudices and barriers fall to the ground and relationships form effortlessly.

Course content

Students will study choreography and performance and will critically analyse dance. To support performance and choreographic work students will also learn Anatomy and Physiology. Students will participate in studio practice classes, choreographic workshops and theory based lessons.

Entry requirements

Minimum grade B in GCSE Dance.  



Future opportunities

University degrees that require or often prefer Dance include:

Dance as a single honours or joint honours degree, performing arts, teaching, creative writing, journalism, film and television studies, marketing and theatre design.




Possible careers:

Your dance craft can be applied creatively in many ways:


Dancer, choreographer, teacher, notator, artist management, arts development, officer, dance critic, movement therapist, arts facilities operation, events planner, personal trainer.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Alderbrook School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years