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Dance A Level at Park High School

Course description

A-level Dance provides students with the opportunity to gain experience of performance and choreography and to develop critical thinking about Dance.

This course is particularly suitable for students who have studied GCSE Dance and wish to study Dance at a higher level. The content allows students to study a subject which can be extended through higher education and promotes a healthy lifestyle through an awareness of the importance of exercise and training.

Course content

This two-component specification requires students to:  develop understanding and knowledge as well as critical skills for the analysis of choreography and performance within their own work and in professional repertoire  gain experience of choreography and performance through practice  gain in-depth knowledge of specific study areas and professional works

Entry requirements

GCSE grades (minimum) required to enrol on this course:

Grade 6 or above in GCSE Grade 5 in GCSE English Language or Literature Grade 4 in GCSE Maths


Unit 1 - Performance and Choreography - 50% weighting

Unit 2 - Critical Engagement - 50% weighting

The practical elements of the course amount to 55% of the full qualification

Future opportunities

Students who study Dance A Level go on to many different professional fields including:





Sports Science


Creative Writing




Arts Management

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 December 2017
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