PDA1

NCEA L1 Performance Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Climo

Performance Dance is a subject in which dance and the arts are pivotal in providing a space where students can confidently navigate their cultural identity.

 This is a full-year course specialising in Pasifika dance skills. Students demonstrate techniques and movements associated with Pasifika dance genres or styles or that include personal ways of moving. They demonstrate the skilled use of balance, accurate use of space, timing, and energy.

The intended outcomes of the subject are:

The students will achieve NZQA qualifications in dance. They will experience success through their culture and heritage. Students will be confident pursuing pathways in their culture, art, and heritage and can confidently lead in all areas of their learning journey. It will be underpinned by the New Zealand Curriculum, focusing on critical thinking skills, a culture of ako, managing self, participating and contributing to the group, and expressing themselves through language, song, and dance.

The course teaches the following standards:



Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90002 v6
NZQA Info
Dance 1.2 - Perform dance sequences
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90859 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 1.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills in a dance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0