Dance

The Curriculum for Year 7 and 8 students can be found on the PE Curriculum Overview.

WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL
3rd July

 

Technical Skills – Actions 13th Nov Hip hop – street/stand up dance 12th Feb HOLIDAY 14th May Set phrase
10th July Technical Skills – Space 20th Nov Hip hop – body popping 19th Feb Contemporary project – analyse A Linha Curva 23rd May Set phrase
17th July Technical Skills – Dynamics 27th Nov Hip hop – break dance 26th Feb Contemporary project – plan presentation 28th May HOLIDAY
4th Sept

INSET Mon

Technical Skills – Relationships 4th Dec Hip hop project – intro to motifs 5th March Contemporary project – deliver presentations 4th June Site-sensitive project – intro to perform environs.
11th Sept Technical Skills – Timing and Rhythm 11th Dec Hip hop project – development of solo 12th March Choreographic processes 11th June Site-sensitive project – choreographing
18th Sept Physical Skills – Balance, control and strength 18th Dec

INSET Fri

Hip hop project – rehearsal and filming 19th March Choreographic devices 18th June Site-sensitive project – filming
25th Sept Physical Skills – Alignment, posture and extension 25th Dec HOLIDAY 26th March

 

HOLIDAY 25th June Site-sensitive project – editing video
2nd Oct Physical Skills – Co-ordination and isolation 1st Jan HOLIDAY 2rd April

 

HOLIDAY
9th Oct Physical Skills – Mobility and stamina/endurance 8th Jan Contemporary workshop – use of spine 9th April Choreographic form
16th Oct Expressive Skills – Focus and facial expressions 15th Jan Contemporary workshop – suspension and release, swings 16th April Choreography task
23rd Oct Expressive skills – spatial awareness and sensitivity to others 22nd Jan Contemporary workshop – floor work and falling 23rd April Choreography task
30th Oct HOLIDAY 29th Jan

 

Contemporary workshop – contact 30th April Choreography task
6th Nov

INSET Mon & Tues

Expressive skills – phrasing and musicality 6th Feb. Contemporary project – teach A Linha Curva motifs 7th May

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Set phrase
WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL
3rd July

 

(TS) Actions – gesture, travel, stillness 13th Nov Technical Skills – Transitions into and out of lifts 12th Feb HOLIDAY 14th May Stimuli – prop
10th July (TS) Actions (turn & elevation) 20th Nov Expressive Skills – projection, focus & facial expressions 19th Feb Solo mock – learn motif 1 23rd May Stimuli – historic/significant events
17th July (TS) Dynamics 27th Nov Bullying project 26th Feb Solo mock – perform motif 1 28th May HOLIDAY
4th Sept

INSET Mon

(TS) Space – direction, pathways, personal & general space 4th Dec Bullying project 5th March Solo mock – learn motif 2 4th June Stimuli – everyday event
11th Sept (TS) Space – levels, shape & size of movement 11th Dec Bullying project 12th March Solo mock – learn motif 2 11th June Stimuli – music
18th Sept (TS) Space – floor and air patterns 18th Dec

INSET Fri

Bullying project 19th March Solo mock – learn motif 2 18th June Choreographic structure
25th Sept (TS) Relationships – unison, mirroring 25th Dec HOLIDAY 26th March HOLIDAY 25th June Motif development
2nd Oct (TS) Relationships – canon, accumulation 1st Jan HOLIDAY 2rd April HOLIDAY  

Parents Evening:

 

 

Y10 Reports =

 

9th Oct (TS) Relationships – formations, lead and follow/ meet and part 8th Jan Bullying project 9th April Solo mock – learn motif 2
16th Oct (TS) Relationships – interactions’ – over, under and around 15th Jan Bullying project – filming 16th April Infra Motifs
23rd Oct (TS) Relationships – interactions’ – push & pull/action & reaction 22nd Jan A Linha Curva Motifs 23rd April Stimuli – text
30th Oct HOLIDAY 29th Jan Solo mock – learn motif 1 30th April Stimuli – picture
6th Nov

INSET Mon & Tues

Technical Skills – Lifts 6th Feb. Solo mock – learn motif 1 7th May

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Stimuli- characters
WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL
3rd July Safe practice in dance 13th Nov Go through test 12th Feb

 

HOLIDAY 14th May Artificial Things
10th July Warm-up cool down injuries 20th Nov Professional Works – Aural Setting 19th Feb A Linha Curva 23rd May Artificial Things
17th July Personal care, nutrition, health 27th Nov Physical Setting – performance environments and set 26th Feb Test 28th May HOLIDAY
4th Sept

INSET Mon

Physical skills 4th Dec Physical Setting – Lighting 5th March Go through test paper 4th June Artificial Things
11th Sept Expressive skills 11th Dec Costume 12th March Infra 11th June Artificial Things
18th Sept Technical skills 18th Dec

INSET Fri

Dance for Camera 19th March Infra 18th June Artificial Things
25th Sept Mental skills and attributes – performance 25th Dec HOLIDAY 26th March HOLIDAY 25th June Artificial Things
2nd Oct Mental skills and attributes – process 1st Jan HOLIDAY 2rd April HOLIDAY  

Parents Evening:

 

 

Y10 Reports =

 

9th Oct Choreographic processes 8th Jan A Linha Curva 9th April Infra
16th Oct Choreographic devices 15th Jan A Linha Curva 16th April Infra
23rd Oct Motif development and choreographic structure 22nd Jan A Linha Curva 23rd April Infra
30th Oct HOLIDAY 29th Jan A Linha Curva 30th April Infra
6th Nov

INSET Mon & Tues

Unit test – Section A 6th Feb. A Linha Curva 7th May

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Go through mock exam?
WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL
3rd July 13th Nov Choreography 12th Feb HOLIDAY 14th May Theory revision
10th July 20th Nov Choreography 19th Feb Set phrase – shift 23rd May Theory revision
17th July 27th Nov Choreography 26th Feb Set phrase – shift 28th May HOLIDAY
4th Sept

INSET Mon

Group performance 4th Dec Choreography 5th March Set phrase – shift 4th June
11th Sept Group performance 11th Dec Choreography 12th March Set phrase – shift 11th June
18th Sept Group performance 18th Dec

INSET Fri

Choreography 19th March Set phrase – shift mock 18th June
25th Sept Group performance 25th Dec HOLIDAY 26th March HOLIDAY 25th June
2nd Oct Group performance 1st Jan HOLIDAY 2rd April HOLIDAY  

Parents Evening:

 

 

Y10 Reports =

 

9th Oct Group performance 8th Jan Choreography mock 9th April All pieces
16th Oct Group performance 15th Jan Set phrase – breathe 16th April All pieces
23rd Oct Group mock 22nd Jan Set phrase – breathe 23rd April Filming of exam pieces
30th Oct HOLIDAY 29th Jan Set phrase – shift 30th April Theory revision
6th Nov

INSET Mon & Tues

Choreography 6th Feb. Set phrase – shift 7th May

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Theory revision

 

WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL WEEK BEG PRACTICAL
3rd July 13th Nov Artificial Things 12th Feb HOLIDAY 14th May
10th July 20th Nov Artificial Things 19th Feb Shadows 23rd May
17th July 27th Nov Artificial Things 26th Feb Shadows 28th May HOLIDAY
4th Sept

INSET Mon

Within Her Eyes 4th Dec Artificial Things 5th March Shadows 4th June
11th Sept Within Her Eyes 11th Dec Artificial Things 12th March Bringing it all together 11th June
18th Sept Within Her Eyes 18th Dec

INSET Fri

Artificial Things 19th March Bringing it all together 18th June
25th Sept Within Her Eyes 25th Dec HOLIDAY 26th March HOLIDAY 25th June
2nd Oct E of E 1st Jan HOLIDAY 2rd April HOLIDAY  

Parents Evening:

 

 

Y10 Reports =

 

9th Oct E of E 8th Jan Shadows 9th April Practical
16th Oct E of E 15th Jan Shadows 16th April Practical
23rd Oct E of E 22nd Jan Shadows 23rd April Practical
30th Oct HOLIDAY 29th Jan Shadows 30th April
6th Nov

INSET Mon & Tues

E of E 6th Feb. Shadows 7th May

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