GCSE Dance Overview

GCSE Dance helps students to develop technical and expressive skills as well as knowledge and understanding of dance through performance, choreography and critical appreciation.

We offer first-rate teaching with consistently excellent results, equipping students to progress to further dance studies. Students benefit from our strong links with the professional dance industry and other academic institutions through dance workshops and tutorials.

Former students have gone on to study further dance related subjects and complete their Teacher Training with the RAD, or to develop their careers in:

  • Choreography
  • Performance, and
  • Dance administration

The course combines practical and written skills with a focus on choreography and performance, as well as analysis and criticism of dance.

Key Information

GCSE Course Outline

GCSE in Dance increases your confidence and self-esteem, improves problem-solving and creativity and allows you to make knowledgeable decisions about dances. Why Study for a…
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How to Apply for GCSE Dance

To apply to join our GCSE Dance course, you should be aged 13+ and in Year 9 or above by the start of the course.…
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GCSE Open Days

GCSE Dance open days and workshops offer you the chance to get a feel of what it is like to attend courses at the RAD.
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Further Information

What Our Students Say

Feedback from our GCSE dance students.
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GCSE Faculty

All dance subjects are taught by our highly qualified and experienced teachers. Gillian Lenton – Head of Dance Studies, GCSE and GCE A2 Tutor Gillian has…
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GCSE Term Dates

GCSE Dance term dates for 2023/24.
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GCSE Dance course fees can be paid for the whole academic year or in three instalments.
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Equipment and Uniform

Equipment and uniform for GCSE Dance. Equipment Writing paper Pen and pencil File or folder for written work. Uniform Female Black jazz pants, leggings or…
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