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Meadowhead School

Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Btec Dance Level 2

Key stage 4 (10-11) 

  Year 10 Year 11
Term 1

Component 1.

Students will be introduced to a three professional dance works.  They will study the meaning behind the choreography, the stimulus and the purpose of the pieces.  They will experience executing the choreography.

Component 2 cont.

Analysis of own development.

Write up of logbooks assessing strengths and weaknesses of practical progress.

Assessment Continued teacher assessment through observation Internally assessed worth 30 credits
Term 2

Component 1 cont. 

Using their knowledge and practical experience gained in term 1 students will begin to complete their written reports analysing the three selected professional dance works

Component 3.

Students have to choreograph and perform to an audience. 

Their dance piece is a group dance which has to link to a theme given by the exam board.

Alongside this practical choreography the students will sit 3 written reflective logs under exam conditions.

Assessment Internally assessed worth 60 credits Externally assessed worth 30 credits
Term 3

Component 2.

Students will participate in a number of workshops learning phrases of movement in a particular style. Students will be required to show refinement of skills and techniques, a positive approach to workshops and demonstrate initiative and teamwork through rehearsals.
Assessment Continued teacher assessment through observation