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Lead teacher - Miss Haynes
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Qualification  - BTEC
Level - Level 2 Pass, Merit, Distinction 
Lessons per fortnight - 5

Course Outline 

The BTEC dance courses enable students to perform, create and appreciate a full range of dance styles from contemporary and post-modern to street dance. 

Throughout the course students will develop their own physical and expressive skills and understanding of dance technique and professional artists. Students will develop target setting. 

Students will take part in extracurricular performances both at school and the wider community to develop their performance skills and overall creative choices.

These courses are supported by theatre visits and workshops with professional artists.

Exam details 

BTEC TECH award in performing arts (dance) – internal and external assessments.
Component 1 Exploring the Performing Art.
Component 2 Developing skills and techniques in the performing arts (Dance).
Component 3 Performing to a brief.

Career Progression 

Courses: A Level Dance, BTEC Performing Arts Level 3, degree in Dance or Performing Arts, MA in Dance or Performing Arts.

Careers: Performer / Choreographer, Critic, Arts Therapy, Teaching, Community Arts work – Youth Work / Arts Administration, Dance Agency opportunities, backstage – Technician / front of house etc, Health Practitioner. 

Subject Links 

BTEC Dance has close links with BTEC Sport, GCSE Drama, GCSE Science, GCSE History, GCSE Art, GCSE Product Design and BTEC music, GCSE English Language. 

Further Links 

Students must be committed to all practical work, be willing to work as part of a team and be prepared to rehearse after school for performances and examinations