Find out more about the Leeds SCITT Dance course.

Successful candidates will gain experience in a range of dance styles and a variety of examination specifications. The Dance curriculum at Cockburn is regularly evaluated to ensure the most up to date professional developments and current arts-specific teaching approaches are implemented. The dance department at Cockburn are passionate about utilising a vocational approach to delivering key skills in dance. Students regularly engage with professional artists in a variety of disciplines to ensure a wider perspective of the arts profession.

The Dance SCITT course is a PGCE course, with trainees spending more time training in secondary schools than on traditional PGCE courses.  Dance addresses choreographic and appreciation skills along with developing pupils' performance competencies.

Trainees with engaging personalities, creativity and a depth of general subject knowledge will build on their existing skills to start their career as teachers of this unique and powerful subject. Leeds SCITT is committed to ensuring the very best for the future of dance education by training dynamic and exciting new teachers now. 

With a smaller cohort than many other Dance ITT courses, Leeds SCITT offers a very personal training experience where trainees are nurtured and given the best tools to become successful teachers.

Ready to Apply?  Our course codes for UCAS are: 2LYJ for SCITT (L26).

Nicole says...

What are your career ambitions for the next 5 years? I would ideally aim to become subject leader.

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Nicole studied Dance

Trainee says...

What have you enjoyed most about your time on the course? Working with committed and hard working staff and students.

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Trainee studied Dance