Dance

Aims

KS3

In Dance, pupils are given the opportunity to learn and explore a range of dance styles in order to expand their understanding of the arts. Pupils will have the chance to develop creative thinking, performance and choreographic skills throughout the course. Lessons are highly practical, allowing pupils to experience first-hand a broad range of dance skills, whilst also supporting health and well-being in a positive learning environment.

KS4

GCSE Dance helps students develop technical and expressive skills as well as knowledge and understanding of dance through performance, choreography and critical appreciation of dance. This four unit specification enables students to: increase their confidence and self-esteem employ the skills of problem solving and creativity make knowledgeable decisions about dances.

KS5

BTEC Dance aims to allow students to train and develop their technical, expressive, choreographic and analytical skills through focused practical learning. Students have the option to complete a one year certificate (worth one AS), or a two year subsidiary diploma (worth one A2). Students have access to specialist training within lessons, as well as working with professional companies throughout the course, in order to develop and refine their skills.