Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

11 Dance 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Samantha French.


Students who have taken Year 10 dance need to have achieved most of the assessments in the course, including an ‘Achieved' grade or higher in the 10DN1 end of year exam.

OR HoD approval

Students will:

- Develop communication, confidence, originality, writing, creative collaboration, resilience, analytical, critical and research skills. 

- Perform a range of dance sequences from a range of dance genres and styles. For example, Samoan Sasa, Jazz, South African Gumboot Dance, Contemporary Dance

- Utilise dance elements and devices to compose and choreography sequences. For example, choreograph a dance in small groups based on Māori mythology. 

- Be introduced to the history and context of a chosen dance genre. 

-  View and respond to dance performances

- Learn and utilise the dance elements





12 Dance 1

Career Pathways

Author, Workplace Relations Adviser, Personal Assistant, Health Services Manager, Survey Interviewer, Production Manager, Recruitment Consultant, Management Consultant, Contact Centre Worker, Community Development Worker, Human Resources Adviser, Case Manager, Epidemiologist, Animator/Digital Artist, Advertising Specialist, Artist, Beauty Therapist, Tattoo Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Event Manager, Jeweller, Make-up Artist, Curator, Demonstrator, Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Photographer, Baker, Counsellor, Trainer, Interpreter, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Translator, Tertiary Lecturer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Minister of Religion, Musician, Systems Administrator, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11DN1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $30