Level 3 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Allpress

Recommended Prior Learning

Previous experience and learning from 2DAN NCEA Level 2 is recommended but not essential depending on your other previous experience in dance.  For example training in a specific dance style in a studio context would be considered useful prior learning.

Experience dancing in the school production or cultural dance would also be an advantage. Prior training in any dance genre will be an added advantage. An excellent track record of attendance is essential due to the collaborative nature of much of the work undertaken. If unsure of your experience level, please see HOD Drama and Dance, Ms. Allpress

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Students will extend their ability to choreograph and perform original and set dance works. They will work both individually and collaboratively on solo, duet and group dances.  

 A specific dance work will be analysed and examined in the external exam. 

There will be opportunity for students to gain extra dance credits through involvement as dancers and or choreographers in the school production and the Lynfield Cultural Festival. Where possible and appropriate, learning from different achievement standards will be integrated into a single learning context.

 Development of physical skill and performance ability is relevant to situations that require presentation skills. Self-discipline, focus, creativity, confidence, communication, plus good group and collaborative skills are personal attributes highly valued by employers and tertiary study providers.


Creative Arts

Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Dancer, Entertainer, Early Childhood Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is no cost associated with this course. Students are expected to provide their own clothing appropriate for dance training.


Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments.  Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.