Dance A Level

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?

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


Dance AQA


Choreography: Students must learn how to create an original piece of choreography, in response to an externally set task.

Performance: Students must develop and apply the knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform as a soloist in the style of a practitioner and how to perform as part of a quartet.

Critical engagement: The areas of study and set works provide an appropriate focus for students to critically engage with dance and understand the interrelationship between the creation, presentation, and viewing/appreciation of dance.

How will it be delivered?

Component 1: Performance and Choreography: practical exam 50%

Component 2: Critical Engagement: written exam, 2 hours 30 minutes

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 6 or above in Dance. 

Your next steps...

Why choose Dance:

Dance is a powerful and inspiring qualification that encourages students to develop their creative, physical, emotional and intellectual capacity. A-level Dance inspires, challenges and motivates every student, through creative and engaging lessons .

Skills and progression:

A-level Dance is a dynamic qualification which encourages students to develop their creative and intellectual capacity, alongside transferable skills such as team working, communication and problem solving. All of these are sought after skills by higher education and employers and will help them stand out in the workplace whatever their choice of career.


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