Year 9

Autumn Term

Dance Performance;

Safety and practices

Developing dance technique

Physical skills

Technical Skills – action / dynamics

Group choreography

Spring Term

Technical Skills – space / relationships

Literal choreography

Solo phrase 1 – learning phase

Summer Term

Expressive Skills

Mental skills

Rehearsal skills

Solo phrase 1 – rehearsal phase

Solo phrase 2 – learning phase

Enrichment/Wider Reading

School Production

Performing Arts Evening

Year 11 composition

Evening of Dance

Open Studio sessions

EPS sessions

Year 10

Autumn Term

Choreography

Dance analysis

Solo 1 and 2 – timings and expression

Spring Term

Set works 1 and 2

Performance Piece section 1

Summer Term

Set works 3 and 4

Performance Piece section 2

Enrichment/Wider Reading

School Production

Performing Arts Evening

Year 11 composition

Evening of Dance

Open Studio sessions

EPS sessions

Year 11

Autumn Term

Performance Piece – section 3

Solo performances

Set Works 5 and 6

Composition choreography

Spring Term

Performance Piece – section 4

Solo performances

Set works 1 – 6 overview

Composition cont.

Final practical examinations

Summer Term

Revision

Final written examination.

Enrichment/Wider Reading

School Production

Performing Arts Evening

Year 11 composition

Evening of Dance

Open Studio sessions

EPS sessions

Assessment of Learning

Assessment Objectives

• AO1: Perform dance, reflecting choreographic intention through physical, technical and expressive skills. • AO2: Create dance, including movement material and aural setting, to communicate choreographic intention. • AO3: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of choreographic processes and performing skills. • AO4: Critically appreciate own works and professional works, through making analytical, interpretative and evaluative judgements.

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