Please note, this course will be held online on the designated date if it’s not possible to run in venues.


We are delighted to introduce this new course will enable you to deliver innovative dance to engage, motivate and challenge BTEC Dance learners with both practical and planning ideas to help enhance attainment and achievement with Component 3. The morning will practically explore the Set Task for the 2019 assessment with exciting and creative ideas that will enthuse students. There will be a chance to plan, grade work and understand administrative duties in the afternoon.

This course is for Dance and PE teachers.


  • Learn how to approach practically the Set Task: Performing to a brief for 2019
  • Develop creative teaching for learners and take away a tool kit of ideas
  • Find out how to effectively deliver Component 3 written tasks
  • Gain understanding of the expectations of learners and how to help aid their success
COURSE DATE London | Friday 12 June 2020
  • This course is for Dance and PE teachers delivering the BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts with a Dance focus
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • A specially prepared folder of 50+ pages full of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues


10.00 – 11.15am
Practical teaching approaches (Please bring suitable clothes)

  • Warm-up and practical exploration of the Set Task – what do learners need to do and what are the standards to aim at
  • How to encourage learners to prepare 10-15 minute pieces for success
  • Ideas to take back to the classroom or dance studio to enhance student abilities

11.15 – 11.30am
Discussion: coffee break

11.30 – 12.30pm
Preparing for Performance

  • Looking at the Set Task and creating movement material and tasks
  • How to capture information in practical sessions for the three written parts
  • Preparing learners to perform their group pieces: methods and strategies that work

12.30 – 1.30pm
Lunch and informal discussion

1.30 – 2.30pm
Ideas and strategies for successful planning and delivery

  • How to help learners generate their written responses – explore how to achieve good responses from your learners
  • Top tips for the component and the timetabling of the written tasks
  • Creative ways forward for students and further lesson plans / teaching ideas

2.30 – 2.45pm
Discussion: afternoon tea

2.45 – 3.30pm
Grading workshop

  • Grading learners’ work together (written work and pieces on DVD)
  • How to aid, encourage and push learners to achieve
  • How this unit relates to Component 1 and 2 and other administration processes

Final questions and depart

Justine Reeve

Justine has taught for over 24 years teaching across all age ranges as teacher, Head of Department, Director, choreographer and consultant (The BRIT School, BHASVIC, South Downs College). She has been a standards verifier for Edexcel’s/ Pearson’s BTEC Level 2 and 3 and was an A Level Dance examiner/moderator. 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 syllabi for vocational qualifications as well as educational resources for Dance companies. In 2015 she was the Developer/Writer for London Curriculum Dance Module for Sadler’s Wells. She has been devising and delivering continued professional development courses for Keynote Educational since 2005 and was an animateur with Rambert Dance Company for ten years. Justine is well known to dance practitioners as the creator of ‘The Dance Teachers agony aunt’ facebook group providing online support for more than 1600 dance teachers in the UK. She is presently an external expert for OFQUAL.