Year 10 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Templeton

Students will develop a range of skills relating to the study of Dance as an Art form.
The course will be delivered via three components –
1.Performance - Focusing on confidence, strength, flexibility and performance skills delivered via a range of dance styles and influences.
2.Choreography - Students will study compositional components via a range of inspirational influences, developing personalised approaches to dance choreography in various styles.
3.Perspectives - Students will study the key components of movement and importance of safe dance practices. Analysis skills will be developed by looking at the works of professional choreographers from New Zealand and overseas.

Practical work. Written Journal, group work, choreography and performance.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry, although students must have an open mind to a range of dance styles and have enthusiasm for the study of dance.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Dance trips may be offered as and when available, at additional expense.


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90860 v3
Dance 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of the elements of dance

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 4
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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