Level 1 Dance

11DANC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Flaherty

Students will learn a variety of dance genres/styles such as:

• Modern and stylised jazz
• Urban and street dance
• Musical Theatre and commercial dance
• Creative and Contemporary Dance

By exploring these contrasting dance forms students will develop technical dance skills, strength, flexibility and creativity whilst learning about rhythmical patterns and movement combinations. Students will have the opportunity to create their own choreography, learn movement sequences from specialised tutors and showcase their dance work within the school community.

Note: this course will be assessed against Level 2 standards.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students must wear a complete change of active wear for practical sessions.


Recommended Prior Learning

Interest in the performing arts and dance.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90002 v6 Dance 1.2 - Perform dance sequences
1
I
6
A.S. 91205 v2 Dance 2.1 - Choreograph a group dance to communicate an intention
2
I
4
A.S. 91208 v3 Dance 2.4 - Perform a theatre dance to communicate understanding of the dance
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.