The intention of the Dance curriculum at Weald of Kent Grammar School is to provides an opportunity to be creative, perform, engage in critical thinking about Dance, develop perception and self-discipline and achieve knowledge and the means of understanding about choreography, performance and appreciation of dances. The course provides a direct link to any arts based course in Higher Education or vocational courses and also for any career which demands skills in self-discipline, initiative, management and creativity

Key stage 5

Year 12

  • Forerunners & Pioneers of Modern Dance
  • Introduction to Dance Analysis & Key constituent features of dance
  • Principles of choreography I
  • How Ballet Evolved- context for Rambert
  • Principles of choreography II
  • Rambert Dance Company- Introduction
  • Norman Morrice/John Chesworth/Glen Tetley
  • Siobhan Davies & Ashley Page
  • Independent Contemporary Dance Scene in Britain- Introduction
  • Quartets
  • Dance for November performance

Year 13

  • Quartets
  • Sutra & Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
  • ICDSB – Akram Khan & Matthew Bourne
  • Revision Rambert Dance Company
  • ICDSB – Shobana Jeyasingh
  • ICDSB- Hofesh Shechter & Jasmin Vardimon
  • On-going preparation and performances