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Dance BTEC Extended Certificate at Sydenham School - Sydenham and Forest Hill Sixth Form

Course description

There are 3 mandatory units learners must complete, 1 internal and 2 external.

  • Investigating Practitioners Work
  • Developing Skills and Techniques for Live Performance
  • Group Performance Workshop

Learner must complete 1 optional unit

  • Classical Ballet Technique
  • Tap dance Technique
  • Street dance Technique
  • Jazz Dance Technique
  • Contemporary Dance Technique
  • Interpreting Classical Text for Performance
  • Acting Styles
  • Developing Voice for Performance
  • Improvisation
  • Movement in Performance
  • Variety Performance

Entry requirements

Grade C in GCSE Dance, experience of performance.

Minimum point score of 38 including Maths and English at grade 4 at GCSE. This is equivalent to 4B and 4C grades overall at GCSE. Students will also need to achieve the subject specific criteria below:

NEW GCSE POINT SCORE GCSE grade 2017 Points:

  • G 1.00
  • F 1.50
  • E 2.00
  • D 3.00
  • C 4.00
  • B 5.50
  • A 7.00
  • A* 8.50

Future opportunities

BTEC Nationals are widely recognized by industry and higher education as the signature vocational qualification at Level 3. They provide progression to the workplace either directly or via study at a higher level. BTEC Nationals are accepted by over 150 UK universities and higher education institutes for relevant degree programmes either on their own or in combination with A Levels.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sydenham School - Sydenham and Forest Hill Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 08 February 2017
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