ABOUT THIS COURSE: Teaching the RSL Level 2 Certificate in CaPA – DANCE focus

Deliver the RSL Level 2 CAPA Certificate with confidence; explore creative ideas for course delivery, student engagement, discover application of the criteria and example assignment briefs for internal assessment and understand the demands of the external assessment and how to plan for affective delivery.


  • Develop a clear insight into how the RSL learners are graded and assessed for both internal and external units
  • Know what is expected of a learner for the external controlled assessment and what role you have as the teacher/tutor
  • Explore the qualification and unit choices that are best suited to your centre, learners and their progression routes
  • Uncover how the specification can work in practice for your cohort
  • Have the confidence to plan your course with imagination
  • Discover how you can deliver the course with insight from the dance specialist course leader
COURSE DATE Online| Friday 02 July 2021
  • Heads of Performing Arts
  • Teachers of Performing Arts
  • Teachers of Dance
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


10.00 – 11.15am
Getting to Know the RSL Level 2 CAPA Specification

  • What is an RSL Level 2 Certification? Where does it stand?
  • Exploring the overview of the course, the units, their weighting and your choices
  • Discover how to plan for exciting assessment opportunities
  • Advantaging the learner: exploring RSL grade calculations for Units
  • How to produce a workable IV and assessment plan

11.15 – 11.30am
Discussion: coffee break

11.30 – 12.30pm
Exploring The External Controlled Assessment Unit 201E: Live Performance

  • Ascertaining how external assessments contribute to the overall achievement of the Level 2 Certificate
  • Exploring the Unit Content and expectations for External Unit 201E: Live Performance
  • Sharing approaches and innovative for ways to underpin knowledge prior to release of the controlled external assessment brief
  • Expected delivery and timings of the assessment window

12.30 – 1.30pm
Lunch and informal discussion

1.30 – 2.30pm
The Internal Assessment units

  • Overview of Dance Unit choices available for Level 2 l Exploring the Unit Content and understanding how the assessment tasks map to the grading criteria
  • Idea share for Unit 229 Dance Ensemble Performance/ Unit 222 Choreography/ Unit 227 Dance Technique and Performance
  • Writing effectual assignment briefs and understanding other administrative expectations
  • Discover what is expected when grading and providing feedback to learners with examples
  • Assessment and verification procedures

2.30 – 2.45pm
Discussion: afternoon tea

2.45 – 3.30pm
Managing your RSL course

  • Assessment and IV planning in your centre
  • What is a re submission?
  • Resources available to aid delivery
  • Networking and beyond l Idea share for time management
  • Dealing with administration concerns

3.30 – 3.45pm
Review and Discussion

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.