Curriculum Outline

Year 9

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
Introduction to Dance –

Focusing on creating motifs/phrases using a range of stimuli.

Introduction to command words, subject specific language & dance influences.
Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
Solo work based on exam criteria. Linking theory to practical through subject specific vocaburly Duet/trio work.

Dance influences continued.

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Choreography based on influences,

Group/pair work focusing on Expressive skills.

Exam style writing –

Language of response and responding to influences

 

Year 10

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
Choreography using a stimulus & Solo work.

Dance influences taught through theory.

Duet/trio work based on exam board solo work.

Recapping Key language.

Linking theory to practical

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
Mock choreography in groups focusing on the exam criteria.

Exam preparation for Pre-public examinations

Showcase.

Pre-public examination

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Solo work based on exam board criteria

Dance influences through theory.

Duet/trio based on solo.

Group choreography.

Dance influences continued.

Year 11

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
Solo work recorded.

Influences continued through exploration.

Choreography introduced.

Exam preparation focusing on subject specific language.

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
Duets/Trio created, performed & recorded.

Choreography recorded.

Influences completed through theory & exam preparation continued.
Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Written exam