Dance KS3

Year 7 Curriculum

Autumn Term: 
Unit 1 – Introduction to Dance
Unit 2 – Bugsy Malone

Spring Term: 
Unit 3 – Stimulus
Unit 4 – Set Phrase

Summer Term:
Unit 5 – African Dance
Unit 6 – Olympics

Year 8 Curriculum

Autumn Term: 
Unit 1 – Emancipation of Expressionism

Spring Term:
Unit 2 – Performance Environment

Summer Term:  
Unit 3 – Lindy Hop

Year 9 Curriculum

Autumn Term:
‘A Linha Curva’

Spring Term:
‘A Linha Curva’ / ‘Shadows’

Summer Term:


Assessment & Monitoring

Students are informally assessed in all Dance lessons.  There are also opportunities for students to watch their own performances in lessons on the iPads available to the Performing Arts department.  There is a formal performance in costume at the end of each unit, where the final assessment performance is evaluated and students set a target to reach the next level.


PE kit. Dance shoes are not necessary but can be worn by students.

Dance Department

Teaching team, support, facilities and extra-curricular opportunities.