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Dance A Level at Brooke Weston Academy

Course description

This course reflects both historical and current dance practices, making it more relevant, and inspires a lifelong passion and appreciation for dance. A range of styles and sources are studied for choreography and performance, with students given the choice to perform and choreograph in a style of their choice for the group work, providing it meets the assessment criteria.

Course content

  • Topic 1: Performance and Choreography (50% of AS Marks)
  • Topic 2: Critical Engagement (50% of AS Marks)
  • Topic 3: Practical Exam (50% of A2 Marks)
  • Topic 4: Written Exam (50% of A2 Marks)

Entry requirements

Open to students who have achieved 4 A*-C GCSE. C and above in GCSE Dance is preferable but not essential. Prior dance experience.

Assessment

Coursework and Examination

Future opportunities

A-level Dance is a dynamic qualification which encourages students to develop their creative, performance and theoretical knowledge and ability alongside transferable skills such as team working, communication and problem solving. All of these are sought after skills by higher education and employers and will help young people to stand out in the workplace whatever their choice of career.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brooke Weston Academy directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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