Burnside High School Burnside High School

NCEA Level 2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Hannan.

Recommended Prior Learning

Approval from the HOD Mrs.Hannan if you did not take Level 1 Dance

Level 2 Dance is a course that explores a range of dance styles and techniques, and gives students the opportunity to choreograph and perform dance.  

Students will be required to perform a range of different dance styles, choreograph their own dances, describe and analyse dance works and be able to communicate their understanding of dance in their written work.  There is a written exam at the end of the year which is an analysis of a dance performance. This course aims to extend their practical knowledge and dance technique from Level 1 Dance.

Learning Areas:

Creative Arts


NCEA Level 3 Dance

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 for outside dance tutors. Students are also expected to have the Burnside Dance uniform which consists of a long or short sleeve t-shirt and anything black on the lower half ie) tights, shorts, pants.