Higher Dance

From National 5, pupils will embark on a one or a two year Dance Higher.

  • Pupils will complete an in depth study of two chosen techniques, demonstrating physical competency and an understanding of the history and execution of the technique.

Jazz

Hip Hop

Contemporary

Classical Ballet

  • Pupils will perform set exercises and a tutor choreographed dances for an external examiner.
  • Pupils will be required to choreograph a dance which lasts longer than two minutes for more than two people, applying all appropriate principles of choreography on a chosen theme.
  • Pupils will reflect on professional choreography
  • Pupils will keep a portfolio of all work as a record of their learning, this will be presented to an external examiner
  • Pupils will reflect on their own physical strengths and weaknesses in performance

 

Higher Dance Practice Resources

Click the link below to watch videos in relation to Higher Dance – Jazz

http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/resources/nq/h/higherdancejazz/immigration.asp?strReferringChannel=nationalqualifications&strReferringPageID=tcm:4-716469-64

 

Click the link below to watch videos in relation to Higher Dance – Contemporary

http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/resources/nq/h/higherdancecontemporary/identity.asp?strReferringChannel=nationalqualifications&strReferringPageID=tcm:4-716469-64

 

Click the link below to watch videos in relation to Higher Dance – Classical

http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/resources/nq/h/higherdanceclassical/identity.asp?strReferringChannel=nationalqualifications&strReferringPageID=tcm:4-716469-64

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