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Examination specifications and sample materials

Performance examination

Adjusted examination specifications for 2020 (pdf - 151.07kb) (June 2020)

Written examination

Adjusted examination specifications for 2020 (pdf - 125.81kb) (June 2020)

Sample written examination (pdf - 334.29kb) (Version 2, July 2019)

Please note: The sample examination has not been amended to reflect the adjustments made to the study design in 2020.

Past examinations and examination reports

Examinations relating to the current study design

The following examination relates to the current  VCE Dance study design and other curriculum materials.


2019 VCE Dance examination (pdf - 386.65kb)

2019 VCE Dance performance examination report (pdf - 117.7kb)

2019 VCE Dance written examination report (pdf - 222.45kb)

Examinations relating to the previous study design

Students and teachers should note that, with the introduction of a new study design, the following examination papers are not necessarily a guide to the current VCE examination in this study.

YearPast examination papersExamination reports
2018 Exam (pdf - 384.63kb)

Written examination report
Performance exam (pdf - 143.83kb)

2017 Exam (pdf - 368.26kb) Written exam (pdf - 331.52kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 158.3kb)
2016 Exam (pdf - 363.99kb) Written exam (pdf - 105.11kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 61.6kb)
2015 Exam (pdf - 294.26kb) Written exam (pdf - 120.29kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 238.76kb)
2014 Exam (pdf - 242.76kb) Written exam (pdf - 336.95kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 344.5kb)
2013 Exam (pdf - 183.71kb) Written exam (pdf - 312.01kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 217.86kb)
2012 Exam (pdf - 134.49kb) Written exam (pdf - 218.41kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 220.5kb)
2011 Exam (pdf - 261.2kb) Written exam (pdf - 239.39kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 187.41kb)
2010 Exam (pdf - 56.74kb) Written exam (pdf - 53.36kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 57.8kb)
2009 Exam (pdf - 56.73kb) Written exam (pdf - 53.27kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 55.64kb)
2008 Exam (pdf - 41.38kb) Written exam (pdf - 59.35kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 58.17kb)
2007 Exam (pdf - 142.19kb) Written exam (pdf - 89.15kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 70.55kb)
2006 Exam (pdf - 20.18kb) Written exam (pdf - 106.1kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 71.83kb)
2005 Exam (pdf - 109.43kb) Written exam (pdf - 101.91kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 65.07kb)
2004 Exam (pdf - 148.85kb) Written exam (pdf - 59.87kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 48.11kb)
2003 Exam (pdf - 152.13kb) Written exam (pdf - 52.82kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 43.62kb)
2002 Exam (pdf - 11.84kb) Written exam (pdf - 46.87kb)
Performance exam (pdf - 35kb)


Past examinations are made available after any copyright issues are finalised. The Chief Assessor prepares examination reports summarising student performance in past examinations. Examination reports for written examinations contain some answers.