Physical Education - National Qualifications
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Curriculum Curriculum
Deus Solum Sufficet - God Alone Suffices
Contact Details
St. Andrew's & St. Bride's High School Platthorn Drive East Kilbride G74 1NL
Phone: 01355 574110 Fax:  01355 574111 Email:  Email us Here Directions to School:  View Here
Course outline
  • Two year course 
  • Continous assessment
  • 3 periods a week (1 of them in a classroom)
  • Pupils will participate in a variety of sports and have to pass two activities to progress further.
  • P.E Practical Exam, 2 activities (worth 60 marks) Internally assessed
  • P.E Portfolio (worth 60 marks) Externally assessed by SQA
 click here for more information on course content.

Skill Success sheet click here

Movement Analysis sheet click here


       Contemporary                                                                Jazz




National 5

The Course assessment will consist of one Component, a performance.

The purpose of this performance is to assess the learner’s ability to apply the technical and choreographic skills learned across the Units.
The performance will have 130 marks (100% of the total mark).
It will have four Sections.

Section 1 — Performance of a Solo in one dance genre (35 marks)
The solo dance will be tutor-choreographed and will last a minimum of one and a half minutes. Jazz, Contemporary or Hip Hop.

Section 2 — Performance of a Choreography for two dancers (35 marks)
The choreography will take the form of a duet, excluding the learner, and should last a minimum of one and a half minutes.

Section 3 — Support log for Choreography Review (30 marks)
The purpose of the support log is to provide evidence of the process of planning, developing and evaluating choreography for two dancers.

Section 4 - SQA Exam for 1 hour (30 marks)

For more information on course content and assessment criteria please click here for the National 5 Dance support notes from the SQA.
This years timeline

August – October
Mon – Contemporary Dance
Wed – Classroom Technical skills
Thurs – Practical Technical Skills

October – February
Mon – Choreography
Wed – Classroom Choreography Devices 
Thurs – Choreography

 March- May
Mon – Jazz Dance
Wed – Classroom technical skills
Thurs – Practical Technical Skills

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