A Level: Dance at Rawlins Academy
This is split into two components: Component 1: Performance and choreography What's assessed • Solo performance linked to a specific practitioner within an area of study • Performance in a quartet • Group choreography How it's assessed Non-examination assessment (NEA) marked by an external assessor from AQA and visits will normally take place between March and May. Component 2: Critical engagement What's assessed • Knowledge, understanding and critical appreciation of a compulsory set work and its location within a corresponding area of study. • Knowledge, understanding and critical appreciation of one optional set work and its location within a corresponding area of study. Questions Two sections: • Section A: short answer questions (25 marks) and one essay question (25 marks) on the compulsory set work/area of study. • Section B: two essay questions on the second set work/area of study (25 marks for each essay).
Rawlins Level 3 P16 entry requirements. You will need to have achieved at least Grade C in GCSE Dance. If you have not studied Dance at GCSE you will be required to attend an audition in April of Year Eleven.
Practical exam • 80 marks • 50% of A-level Written exam: 2 hours 30 minutes • 100 marks • 50% of A-level
Students who have studied Dance go on to a variety of careers linked to it, including:• Dance teacher• Choreographer• Dancer/performer• Primary school teacher• Community Arts worker• Dance company Administrator
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How to apply
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