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BTEC Performing Arts (Dance) Level 3 at All Saints' Academy

Course description

This course will allow you to further develop your existing dance skills and knowledge in various styles including Contemporary, Jazz and Urban Dance. It will help prepare you for careers in performing.

Course content

The course is a predominantly practical exploration of dance. Students will work through various units, focussing on different aspects of performance, such as
choreographing dance, applying contemporary dance technique, jazz and urban dance.
Each unit will involve workshops in various styles, own choreographic development, group work and numerous performance opportunities.

Entry requirements

BTEC Level 1/2 Dance
Grade 5 English GCSE.
Experience in dance to a good standard.


Assignments/ units are explored over the two years. Assessments take the form of performances, choreography, written log books showing inspirations, progression and research, practical observations and presentations.
Students will be graded with a Pass, Merit or Distinction for each unit which will determine an overall grade.

Future opportunities

It will help prepare you for careers in performing arts, dance, physical theatre, musical theatre, teaching, choreography, community dance, performance, dance journalism.
You will gain confidence performing and developing choreography from a range of sources and inspirations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact All Saints' Academy directly.

Last updated date: 24 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years