AQA Dance A Level

1. Qualification details

Qualification name GCE A Level in Dance
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Assessment & Qualifications Alliance
Course webpage
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 September 2020
Price £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

The A Level Dance course provides an exciting and creative journey into the arts. It will encourage you to broaden your learning by enabling you to experience, perform and create choreography. The course will extend your appreciation of Dance whilst developing critical thinking skills in relation to Dance as an art form Teachers will guide you through a number of dance genres and styles, looking at a diverse range of dance works and choreographers. The course will take you out of the classroom and studio by facilitating theatre trips and dance company workshops. As a Dance student you will be given the tools to create imaginative dances by drawing on the conventions and traditions of the past. You will perform and interpret dance ideas, demonstrating technical and expressive skills, and safe practice, through solo and group work. You will learn to appreciate the significance of your own and professional works; understand the contextual influences on Dance; evaluate and distinguish between fact and opinion, and assess information from a variety of sources. If you dream of making a living from your passion for Dance, it’s really possible: as a dancer yourself, as a choreographer, or maybe as a teacher. This course will provide you with these opportunities. To be successful and secure high achievement at Advanced Level it is preferable for you to have taken Dance at GCSE level or have previous dance exam experience, i.e. graded assessments in Ballet etc. You should have some practical dance experience, dance outside of school, and have experience in creating choreography.

3. Entry requirements

Total point score of 31 or higher from best 7 GCSEs including English Language and Mathematics graded 4 or higher, and GCSE Dance graded 5 or higher. Other dance qualifications may be considered.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Not available

6. Venue

Name The Streetly Academy
Address Queslett Road East
West Midlands
B74 2EX
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7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
No other date or venue available