Dance Curriculum Overview

The grid below gives an overview of the curriculum for this academic year:

Year 10           

Component 1: Performance and choreography 

What's assessed
Performance: Set phrases through a solo performance (approximately one minute in duration). Duet/trio performance (three minutes in a dance which is a maximum of five minutes in duration)

Choreography: Solo or group choreography – a solo (two to two and a half minutes) or a group dance for two to five dancers (three to three and a half minutes)

Performance
30% of GCSE
40 marks

Choreography
30% of GCSE
40 marks
Total component 60%

Component 2: Dance appreciation

What's assessed
Knowledge and understanding of choreographic processes and performing skills
Critical appreciation of own work
Critical appreciation of professional works

How it's assessed
40% of GCSE
Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
80 marks

Year 11 

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