Revision Guide – Dance

SUBJECT: DANCE
EXAM BOARD AND CODE: AQA 8236
NUMBER OF PAPERS: 1
LENGTH OF PAPERS: 1 PAPER: 90 MINUTES
EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Black pen (and spare), pencil for diagrams
WEBSITE LINK: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/dance/specifications/AQA-8236-SP-2016.PDF


Topics to be revised

  • Performance
  • Choreography
  • Six professional works (films and interviews can be found on Go4Schools)

Revision Tips

  • Key notes from classwork should be filed in folder
  • Knowledge organiser for categorising key terminology (Go4Schools)

For each of the professional works, continue to create mind-maps as we have done in class.

Useful websites:
Links to all professional works and interviews are on Go4Schools

Infra – Revision Pack by Royal Opera House:
http://www.roh.org.uk/learning/schools-and-colleges/gcsedance

Each of the companies have information on their websites:

  • Rambert
  • Stopgap Dance Company
  • Boy Blue
  • Phoenix Dance Company
  • James Cousins
  • Royal Ballet (please see link above)

Exam Hints

  • Read through the paper first
  • Make sure that you attempt all the questions
  • Read the question fully and highlight the key words e.g. description, contribution
  • Be aware of the marks available and therefore the detail you should include

Download a printable version here

Revision Guide – Biology

Revision Guide – Business

Revision Guide – Chemistry

Revision Guide – Child Development

Revision Guide – Combined Science Trilogy

Revision Guide – Computer Science

Revision Guide – D&T

Revision Guide – Dance

Revision Guide – Drama

Revision Guide – Economics

Revision Guide – Engineering

Revision Guide – English Language

Revision Guide – English Literature

Revision Guide – Film Studies

Revision Guide – Food Preparation & Nutrition

Revision Guide – French

Revision Guide – Geography

Revision Guide – German

Revision Guide – History

Revision Guide – Mathematics

Revision Guide – Music

Revision Guide – Philosophy & Ethics

Revision Guide – Physical Education

Revision Guide – Physics

Revision Guide – Psychology

Revision Guide – Sociology

Revision Guide – Spanish