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    Higher Dance

    The Higher Dance course consists of two units:

     

    Assessment at Higher consists of three components:

    Performance: Assesses two solos performances in contrasting styles and the candidate’s ability to apply and combine the technical skills and performance skills. The performance has 70 marks (40% of the overall course award)

    Practical Activity: Assesses the candidate’s creation and presentation of choreography for a group of 3 or more dancers, and the application of problem solving, critical thinking, interpretation and reflective practice. There are two sections: Choreography and Choreographic Review. The practical activity has 70 marks (30% of the overall course award).

    Question Paper: 2 hour exam which assesses Dance Appreciation in Context and the Evaluation of a Professional Choreography. The question paper has 40 marks (30% of the overall course award).

     

    Useful Websites:

    www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/47893.html

    http://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/zrkqhyc

    http://www.understanding.org.uk/subjects/dance/presentations