A Level

Duration: 2 Years

Contact: Miss E Harris

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE grades at 4 & above including English, as well as a grade 5 in GCSE Dance.

Course Content

A Level Examinations

Component 1: Choreography and Performance
You will be assessed in the performance of a quartet and a solo inspired by a practitioner. These will be created by you and your teacher. You will choreograph a group dance that responds to an exam board set stimulus. This practical exam is worth 50% of the A level course.

Component 2: Critical Engagement
This is a theoretical element worth 50% of the A level course in which you will sit a 2 and a half hour exam. You will answer short and essay style questions based on the set work Rooster by Christopher Bruce. You will also have to write 2 essay questions on another set work of your teacher’s choice from your areas of study.

University Success

In 2018, 93% of students went to their first or second choice university.

A Level Pass Rate

In 2018, Homewood's Year 13 students achieved 100% pass rate in over 42 A-level and Level 3 courses.