GCSE DANCE AQA - 8236 (LEVEL 9-1) 2018
This course will encourage pupils to:
1. Develop their understanding and appreciation of a range of dance styles.
2. Develop aesthetic and artistic sensitivity to dance works.
3. Develop the knowledge, skills and understanding, needed to perform, choreograph and appreciate dance, including an awareness of its artistic context.
4. Develop life-skills and attributes, including decision making, critical and creative thinking, aesthetic sensitivity and the ability to cooperate with others.
Students must complete both assessment components.
Component 1: Performance and choreography
Performance 30% of GCSE 40 marks
Choreography 30% of GCSE 40 marks
Total component 60%
Non-exam assessment (NEA) marked by the centre and moderated by AQA.
Component 2: Dance appreciation
40% of GCSE Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes 80 marks