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Dance AS A2 at Kingsthorpe College

Course description

A level Dance provides students with the opportunity to acquire experience of performance and choreography, and to engage in critical thinking about Dance. The content is useful in providing knowledge towards higher education, promoting a healthy lifestyle through an awareness of the importance of exercise and training.

Course content

You will learn a great deal about Dance in its various forms, including anatomy and physiology, choreography, analysis and appreciation, and performance and technique.

Entry requirements

Grade C or above in GCSE Dance is required or long standing experience in Dance as well as the College requirements of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above.


Unit 1 - Written paper (on all aspects of theory, choreography and professional works)

Unit 2 - Choreography and Performance (a solo choreography from a stimulus set by the exam board)

Unit 3 - Written Paper (on a focus study area, and a set professional work)

Unit 4 - Group Choreography & Solo Performance

Future opportunities

Progression routes and Career opportunities

A level Dance provides you with a stepping stone into dance colleges and university. There are now many dance-related degree opportunities, including performance, teaching and therapy courses. The A level course is very varied so giving you a broad experience should you wish to audition for any of the above, or take the leap straight into performing.

Further information

For any more details, please see Miss Townsend or Miss Heath, or visit the AQA website.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingsthorpe College directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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