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Dance AS level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

This course consists of four components and is aimed at those who wish to extend their knowledge and experience of dance.

Course content

Component 1: Performance and Choreography (PRACTICAL)

  • Choreography and performance of a solo
  • Performance in a duet/trio

Component 2: Critical Engagement (THEORY)

  • Two areas of study – chosen from four The reflection on and understanding of own choreographic and performance practice

Entry requirements

  • GCSE Grade 6B in English – Must have prior dance experience outside of school.
  • Grade B GCSE Dance (preferred)


Component 1: Performance and Choreography (PRACTICAL)

  • Practical Coursework (Internally Assessed), 80 Marks (50% of AS)

Component 2: Critical Engagement (THEORY)

  • Written Exam: 2 hours, 80 Marks (50% of AS)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.