Dance

Year 9

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
  • Project on west side story
  • Complete west side story project
  • Start evolution of dance project
  • Complete evolution of dance project
  •  Contemporary technique
  • Contemporary performance project
  •  Learning past set studies

Year 10 – BTEC

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
  • Introduction to the key principles of dance – actions, space, dynamics, relationships
  • Contemporary dance input
  • Contemporary dance project – Rooster
  • Street dance input
  • Street dance project – music videos
  • Complete street dance project

Year 10 – GCSE

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
  • Introduction to the key principles of dance – actions, space, dynamics, relationships.
  • Introduction to professional works – general concepts
  • A focus on relationships. Bullying choreography/performance project.
  • Analysing the professional work. Ghost dances
  • Learning and performance the set study impulse
  • Analysing the professional work. Ghost dances
  • Learning and performing the set study impulse/ find it!
  • Focus on health and safety involved in dance
  • Learning and performing the set study Find it!
  • Learning the theory behind practical.
  • Learning how to choreograph using different stimuli
  • Answering exam questions

Year 11 – BTEC

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
  • Introduction to jazz dance and creating work for the Chicago project
  • Completing and performing the Chicago project
  • Completing the controlled assessment preparation – 2 solo performances and written work.
  • Completing the controlled assessment preparation – 2 solo performances and written work.
  •  Finalising paperwork

Year 11 – GCSE

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
  • Work on their choreography assessment piece
  • A focus on the general components of professional dance works
  • Continue and finalise choreography assessment piece *Begin solo composition assessment piece.
  • Analysing the professional work Ghost Dances.
  • Complete solo composition assessment piece
  • Begin Ghost Dances group performance piece
  • Analysing the professional dance work Nutcracker!
  • Complete Ghost Dances group performance piece
  • Rehearse all practical work ready for moderation
  • Complete analysis work on Nutcracker and focus on exam questions
  • Live practical exam with the moderator where final grades are determined
  • Revision on all theory topics ready
  •  Theory Exam