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19/02/19

Two Harlow school girls are proving they are among the best in the country at trampolining. Burnt Mill Academy students Shannon Waterman and Lois Tappenden represent their school in national competitions in the sport. Full story - https://t.co/DnydFyCCrR https://t.co/RgdTjEt8xT

13/02/19

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Well done to those students from , proudly representing . Good luck with the competition! https://t.co/GBEkbXR0B4

13/02/19

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Fantastic support as ever from students as Young Leaders today at our Eastern Regional Final between Essex, Herts and Cambridgeshire https://t.co/9KieSjnqD3

13/02/19

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Well done to on winning their first East Regional Championship today Report, photos and results here - https://t.co/4j944XqXsJ Thanks also to our leaders from https://t.co/i1XEa7ECJ6

12/02/19

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Two days until Valentine's disco!! 💕💝💘💖💕 https://t.co/QYK4K07lm7

08/02/19

A brand-new show choir is bringing smiles to the faces of its audiences. Burnt Mill Academy has launched the performance choir to breathe new life into performances by encouraging singers to move and dance as they sing. Full story - https://t.co/WErvzWsNwo https://t.co/yHOYAOVi6x

07/02/19

A TV actor is taking time out of his filming schedule to coach teenagers in Harlow. , who plays Patrick Truman in the long-running soap opera, is working with students at Burnt Mill Academy. Full story - https://t.co/sEMLhyqZLf https://t.co/e10z2nvIsc

07/02/19

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I had a fantastic day - thanks to all the teachers, volunteers & all the impressive young people, including who shared these inspiring words “We are students today, engineers tomorrow” https://t.co/v2DPTx0jlS

06/02/19

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New vacancies have been added to our website. A variety of teaching and support roles across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/S5v0fwV9Yh

31/01/19

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Vacancy - Lead Practitioner with responsibility for Maths at Harlow, CM20. https://t.co/2sBbeQixZM https://t.co/OQYgHUX0zv

31/01/19

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Vacancy - Lead Practitioner with responsibility for English at Harlow, CM20. https://t.co/6ua483tGNy https://t.co/b90hXsLR2Q

31/01/19

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Vacancy - Catering Assistant at Harlow, CM20. https://t.co/WoNBTvtOUi https://t.co/FOHVjFs7ST

30/01/19

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Consultation event for with . Taking place at on Monday 11th February https://t.co/MdagwFO3GM

28/01/19

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Current Vacancies in a variety of roles across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/Sua5F6y41z

28/01/19

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Students at in the mix with , we love seeing this kind of energy 👏🏼🤘🏼 https://t.co/6Ty9Y90ZSP

23/01/19

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Children’s author shared his tips on inspiring a love of reading at a training session with teaching staff. The writer of classic children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt worked with staff from BMAT schools when he visited . https://t.co/beBH6MDXbM https://t.co/XU0WPIW2bs

18/12/18

Students in Harlow have been chosen to take part in a national project focusing on sculptures. Burnt Mill Academy is working on the three-year Your Sculpture project. https://t.co/hHDIG4aSBb https://t.co/7wluGJbv4F

18/12/18

Animal lovers flocked to hear all about careers working with cats. , the UK charity dedicated to rescuing and rehoming cats and educating people about cat welfare, visited Burnt Mill Academy. https://t.co/om8PtTjziG https://t.co/DFaFFaDPpS

13/12/18

In 2015 we performed 's classic Happy Christmas War Is Over https://t.co/EqKCzv5AWV

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Dance

Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number: 8236
Level of qualification: GCSE, Level 2

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

  • Choreography: A wider movement vocabulary, ability to structure a routine effectively, choreograph using a range of stimuli, working independently with creative control
  • Performance: Improved technical ability, confidence, characterisation
  • Appreciation: Evaluate and analyse your own work, evaluate, reflect upon professional works, efficiently peer assess other students, reflect upon your own work setting clear targets.

How will students’ learning be assessed?

  • Dance Anthology - 40% written paper 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Choreography - 30% practical examination, video submission
  • Group Performance/Solo Performance - 30% practical examination, video submission.

What grades can students’ access?

Grades 9-1 

What will students learn about?

  • Dance Anthology underpins learning across each of the three core areas. The anthology's mix of artistic, cultural and aesthetically diverse works, has been selected to broaden students' knowledge and understanding of the wide range of dance choreographed and performed in the United Kingdom today. Students must be able to critically analyse, interpret and evaluate their own work in performance and choreography and demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of professional practice in the six set works in the GCSE Dance Anthology.
  • Solo Performance - Students must learn how to perform as a solo dancer for approximately one minute. In conjunction with the student, the teacher must select two of the following set phrases for each student to perform as a soloist, from the choice of four set by AQA. The titles of the set phrases are as follows: • breathe • flux • shift • scoop.
  • Group Performance - Students must learn how to perform as part of a duet/trio dance. Each student must perform for a minimum of three minutes in a dance which is a maximum of five minutes in duration. The duet/trio dance may be choreographed by teacher, dance artist or by collaboration between teacher and/or dance artist and students.
  • Choreography - Students must learn how to respond creatively to an externally set stimulus, to choreograph their own complete dance. The dance created must be either: a solo or a group dance which includes a chosen aural setting, can be in any style or style fusion(s) and communicates their own chosen choreographic intention.

What can students’ progress on to after completing this course?

  • BTEC qualifications, applied and job-related learning in dance studies, choreography, musical theatre, performing arts or education.
  • Apprenticeships in community arts practice, performing arts publishing or administration.
  • A levels in dance studies, performance studies, musical theatre and all genres.

For further information please contact:

Ms. C. Casey Head of Faculty caseyc@burntmill.essex.sch.uk 

 

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