The Dance Department provides an opportunity for all pupils to:
- Assist their physical growth through structured and controlled exercise;
- Participate in a wide range of activities; improve their range of skills whilst enhancing their confidence and performances skills.
To further achieve this, the school runs afterschool clubs and also hosts a large dance show with a wide variety of dance styles on display.
Specialist Teaching Rooms and Staff
We have two fully equipped Dance Studies with Wall mirrors and surround sound system.
This department has 2 full-time of staff.
Key Stage 3
Years 7, 8 & 9
Key stage 3 is on a carousel and will take part in either dance or drama for three half terms. Pupils are excepted to develop their technique and performances skills.
A central aim of Dance in Years 7, 8 and 9 is to further develop pupils’ confidences and physical ability by;
Key Stage 4
Years 10 & 11
Pupils are able to choices Dance as a choice. Those studying BTEC Dance have three practical/theory lessons per week. In addition they must also attend a minimum of one extra-curricular clubs to help prepare for their practical examination.
A central aim of Dance at Key Stage 4 is to maintain pupils’ enthusiasm for participating in dance. Pupils are encouraged to participate in activities which develop personal fitness and which also promote a healthy, active lifestyle. Pupils will be taught to:
Dance Studies at College/6th Form