Course Outline

Dance is taught through PE in Key stage 3 and 4 however we do offer it as an examined subject at GCSE level. Students will study AQA GCSE Dance for 2 years where they will deepen their knowledge styles and techniques along with developing choreography and performance skills. It currently weighted at 20% theory and 80% practical.

Key Topics

We study

  • the dancer in training
  • choreography components
  • professional dance works such as Swan Song by Christopher Bruce
  • performance skills
  • develop dance terminology
  • extend their existing knowledge of the technical aspects of dance such as costume and set design.