Dance A level Block D

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code D3
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Component 1: Choreography and Performance. You will be assessed in the performance of a quartet and a solo inspired by a practitioner. These will be created by you and your teacher. You will choreograph a group dance that responds to an exam board set stimulus. 

Component 2: Critical Engagement. This is a theoretical element worth 50% of the A level course in which you will sit a 2 and a half hour exam. 

Details

  • Component 1: Choreography and Performance
  • Component 2: Critical Engagement

How will it be delivered?

Component 1: Choreography and Performance. This practical exam is worth 50% of the A level course.

Component 2: Critical Engagement. You will answer short and essay style questions based on the set work Rooster by Christopher Bruce. You will also have to write 2 essay questions on another set work of your teacher’s choice from your areas of study.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades at 4 & above including English, as well as a grade 5 in GCSE Dance.

Your next steps...

You could go on to study Dance or other performing arts at university or specialist colleges for performing arts. Or use this qualification to begin work in the dance industry.