ABOUT DANCEBIBLE

Dancebible is a free resource for AQA GCSE Dance students who are in their first and final year of study. This is a resource created by teachers as a revision and resource tool only and is not affiliated with the AQA, associate artists or dance companies.

Course Breakdown

Solo performance (12 marks) two 30 second phrases

Students must be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • physical skills and attributes safely during performance
  • technical skills accurately and safely during performance
  • expressive skillsin reproducing the content of the chosen two set phrases.
  • Duet/trio performance (24 marks) three to max five minutesStudents must be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:
  • physical skills and attributes safely during performance
  • technical skills accurately and safely during performance
  • expressive skillsreflecting the choreographic intent of the duet/trio performance.Mental skills and attributes during performance (4 marks)

    Students must be assessed on their mental skills and attributes during the solo and the duet/trio performances.

    Choreography (40 marks) 3 to 3.5 minutes long

    Students must be assessed on their ability to creatively and effectively select and use the following, as relevant to their choreographic intent:

  • action and dynamic content
  • spatial content (and relationship content where appropriate)
  • structuring devices and form
  • choreographic devices
  • aural setting (and performance environment where appropriate).