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Dance GCSE

Choreography

Students will need to choreograph a dance lasting two to two and a half minutes based on a stimulus. The choreography can be in any style but must use clear motif development and a range of actions, space and dynamics.

Performance

Students will take part in 2 performances: a short solo performance of three motifs set by the exam board and one duo/trio set by your teacher.

Dance appreciation

The written examination will involve analysing professional dance pieces and showing an understanding of performance skills, movement components and safe practice.

Assessment

Exam Board: AQA

Choreography (practical): 30%

Performance (practical): 30%

Dance appreciation (exam): 40%