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Prince William School

KS5 CURRICULUM

The A Level Dance course 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.

Students will study a variety of practitioners through both practical and theoretical elements in preparation for the final exams. All students will complete three performances and one written paper.

Component 1: Performance and Choreography 50%

  • Solo performance linked to a specified practitioner within an area of study
  • Performance in a quartet
  • Group choreography

Component 2: Critical Engagement 50%

Knowledge, understanding and critical appreciation of two set works.

  • One compulsory set work within the compulsory area of study
  • One optional set work within the corresponding area of study, from a choice of four.