Stage 2 | Subject outline | Version control

Dance Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in June 2019 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2021.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Capabilities | Personal and social capability

Personal and social capability

In this subject students extend and apply their personal and social capability by, for example:

  • developing skills and strategies to increase confidence, resilience, and adaptability, in order to accomplish personal and collaborative goals
  • increasing and applying understanding of posture, alignment, kinaesthetic awareness, and forms of expression
  • increasing awareness of their own physical and mental capabilities and well-being through examination of the mind and body
  • discovering personal identity by exploring and reflecting on ideas, thoughts, feelings, emotions, values, and beliefs through participating in the practice of dance
  • exploring artistic, social, environmental, and political issues and the ways in which these are interpreted and represented through dance works.