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Teaching Component 1 in the New 2024 BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Award

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This course focuses on the internal Component 1 on the new 2022 BTEC Tech Award Level 1 / 2 Performing Arts (Dance approach). It is aimed for all teachers who are looking for refreshed, new, effective teaching approaches and ways to ensure student success in Component. 1 The course is packed full of new and effective teaching strategies, approaches, and techniques, expanding component 1 opportunities for all students across the ability range. Teachers will take away a range of teaching resources and materials in an excellent, practical and highly complemented pack of notes – invaluable for successful teaching, learning and achievement.


  • Get to grips with the 2022 BTEC specification requirements of Component 1
  • Enhance your understanding as to how Component 1 is assessed
  • Preparing your students for the Pearson Set Assignment brief (PSA) with suggested strategies for delivery and assessment
  • Take away teaching strategies and approaches to maximise student success in Component 1
  • Engage with a full range of example assessments, including examples of good and bad practice
  • Gain further ideas on how to plan your course with imagination


Overview, Principles and Assessment of Component 1

10.00 – 11.15am
  • Summarised overview of the content and structure of the specification components
  • Detailed analysis of Component 1 content, structure and assessment
  • The process of student selection of approaches and organising your scheme of assessment
  • Examples of the set assignment is for Component 1 – Pass, Merit and Distinction examples
  • Examples of professional dance works that are appropriate for this component
  • Pieces with education packs


Discussion: coffee break

11.15 – 11.30am

Creative Teaching Approaches for Success with Component 1

11.30 – 1.00pm
  • Creative teaching ideas and methods for your learners on the stylistic qualities, features and influences on practitioners’ work
  • Ways to explore the interrelationships between constituent features
  • Ways to support students in demonstrating understanding of the processes used in the development and rehearsal of professional works, and in the techniques used in performance
  • Approaches to teaching using one professional work of your choice.
  • What it takes to secure a Distinction in Component 1 and how to work this out with the new assessment criteria
  • Engaging with example material to standardise your internal marking
  • Learning from past series learner work


Lunch and informal discussion

1.00 – 2.00pm

Presenting Final Component Evidence to Access the Higher Mark Bands

2.00 – 3.00pm
  • Ways to support students to produce final component evidence to access the 10 – 12 mark bands
  • Exploring example extracts of learner work- ZooNation, Matthew Bourne, Bob Fosse, Ballet Boyz, and more
  • Exploring forms of evidence
  • Sharing effective ideas
  • Practical strategies and ideas to help with missing evidence
  • Preparing for Components 2 and 3


Afternoon Tea

3.00 – 3.05pm

Planning an Exciting Delivery for Component 1

3.05 – 3.30pm
  • Practical approaches on how to make the learners’ experience as practical as possible
  • Examples of how to plan your course with imagination and resources to use immediately
  • Preparing for Components 2 and 3


Final questions and depart



London | Friday 08 December 2023

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This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school. Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or click below to make an enquiry.


Justine Reeve has been a standards verifier for Edexcel’s/ Pearson’s BTEC Level 2 and 3 and was an A Level Dance examiner/moderator. She is presently an external expert for OFQUAL. She has written published dance resources for South East Dance, Pavilion Dance South West and Pearson Education and her book ‘Dance Improvisations’ is published by Human Kinetics. She has been involved in the writing of many syllabus units for BTEC Level 2 and 3 as well as educational resources for Dance companies.


  • Heads of Dance
  • Teachers of BTEC Dance
  • Heads of Performing Arts
  • Teachers of PE teaching BTEC Dance


  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

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