Dance

Co-ordinator of Dance Miss M. Hall BA (Hons) Dance

Per Term Topic Information

Year 7

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
70s Disco

The 5 basic body actions

 

Nutcracker

Working from a narrative

 

The Lion King

Working from a stimulus

 Superheroes

 The 5 basic body actions

 The Lion King

Working from a stimulus

Swansong

Working from a stimulus- conflict

Summative assessment, based on performance, appreciation and composition will take place in the final lesson of each scheme of learning.

Year 8

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
70s Disco

Motif and development

Capoeira

Stage fight

West Side Story

The prologue

Rock ‘n’ Roll

1950-60s

Year 9

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2
70s Disco

Group choreography

Dance Around the World

Dance styles/genres

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2
Introduction to Dance

Dance Skills

Dance technique workshops

Dance styles

Unit 4

Dance Skills

Learning Aim A & B

Deadline: 13.05.17

Unit 2

Prepare, perform, produce

Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Unit 2

Prepare, perform, produce

Unit 2

Deadline 11.11.16

Unit 1

Individual showcase –

Solo 1

Unit 1

Individual showcase –

Solo 2

Written preparation

Unit 1

Individual showcase – Written preparation

May 2017

Course completion

Curriculum Information

Year 7

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, workshops, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, extra-curricular, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2 Key Stage 3 students will receive one piece of written homework each half-term:

  • Weekly spelling tests
  • Skills definitions
  • Definitions of techniques
  • Writing to analyse: skills development
  • Pantomime trip
  • Regional theatre visit
  • Dance warm-up leaders
  • Whole school production
Monday 3:30 – 4:30pm

Year 7, 8 & 9 Dance

Tuesday 12:45 – 1:15pm

Boy’s Street Dance

 

Friday 12:45 – 1:15pm

Dance Studio open for KS4 dancers

Friday 3:30 – 4:30pm

KS4 Catch up sessions

Useful Websites

The Nutcracker 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXzVujXUJp8

Swansong

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=038BdfaaVVs

Local Places to Visit

The Met theatre

The Lowry

Media City

The Palace Theatre

The Opera House

The Corner House

Home

Bolton Octagon

Year 8

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, workshops, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, extra-curricular, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2
  • Research shower
  • Skills analysis
  • Ideas selected and rejected record
  • English National Ballet workshop and theatre visit
  • Regional theatre visit
  • Professional workshops
  • Whole school production
Monday 3:30 – 4:30pm

Year 7, 8 & 9 Dance

Tuesday 12:45-1:15pm

Boy’s Street Dance

Friday 12:45-1:15pm

Dance Studio open for KS4 dancers

Friday 3:30-4:30pm

KS4 Catch up sessions

YouTube

Capoeira

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8xxgFpK-NM

 

West Side Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxoC5Oyf_ss&list=RDbxoC5Oyf_ss

Rock ‘n’ Roll

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rf55gHK48VQ

Year 9

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, workshops, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, extra-curricular, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
2
  • Research shower developing appreciation of dance styles
  • Ideas selected and rejected record
  • Skills analysis
  • English National Ballet workshop and theatre visit
  • Regional theatre visit
  • Professional workshops
  • Whole school production
Monday 3:30 – 4:30pm

Year 7, 8 & 9 Dance

Tuesday 12:45-1:15pm

Boy’s Street Dance

 

Friday 12:45-1:15pm

Dance Studio open for KS4 dancers

Friday 3:30-4:30pm

KS4 Catch up sessions

YouTube

Traditional Dance

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03m1085

Akram Khan

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wstzh

Key Stage 4

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, workshops, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, extra-curricular, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5
  • Research
  • Workshop logs
  • SMART Target sheets
  • Skills Audit
  • Learning set repertoire
  • Research
  • Link to exam theme
  • Writing to persuade formal writing
  • Partnership projects with Manchester International Festival
  • Theatre visits and professional workshops
  • Collaborative performance opportunities with local colleges
  • Local, regional and national performance opportunities
 

Friday 12:45-1:15pm

Dance Studio open for KS4 dancers

Friday 3:30-4:30pm

KS4 Catch up sessions

Qualification

Pearson / Edexcel BTEC Performing Arts – Dance

Youtube

Alvin Ailey –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-OuqB1pgys

Contemporary Jazz – History of Alvin Ailey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44nqeAXLS-k

Street dance

Choreographers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wstzh