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

Week Beginning Practical Week Beginning Practical Week Beginning Practical Week Beginning Practical
2nd Sept Technical Skills – Actions 25th Nov Evolution of Dance – Michael Jackson Input 24th Feb Contemporary workshop – use of spine 25th May HOLIDAY
9th Sept Technical Skills – Space 2nd Dec Evolution of Dance – Michael Jackson Choreography 2nd March Contemporary workshop – suspension and release, swings 1st June Motif Development
16th Sept Technical Skills – Dynamics 9th Dec Evolution of Dance  -Filming 9th March Contemporary workshop – floor work and falling 8th June Choreography task
3rd Sept Technical Skills – Relationships 16th Dec Hip hop – street/stand up dance 16th March Contemporary workshop – contact 15th June Choreography task
23rd Sept Evolution of Dance – Lindy Hop 23rd Dec HOLIDAY 23rd March Contemporary project – teach A Linha Curva motifs 22nd June Choreography task
30th Sept Evolution of Dance – Lindy Hop Choreography 30th Jan HOLIDAY 30th March Contemporary project – analyse A Linha Curva 29th June Site-sensitive project – intro to perform environs.
7th Oct Evolution of Dance – Rock ‘n’ Roll Input 6th Jan Hip hop – body popping 6th April HOLIDAY 6th July Site-sensitive project – choreographing
14th Oct Evolution of Dance – Rock ‘n’ Roll Choreography 13th Jan Hip hop – break dance 13th April HOLIDAY 13th July Site-sensitive project – filming and evaluation
21st Oct Evolution of Dance – Disco Input 20th Jan Hip hop project – intro to motifs 20th April Contemporary project – plan presentation
28th Oct HOLIDAY 27th Jan Hip hop project – continue with motifs 27th April Contemporary project – deliver presentations
4th Nov Evolution of Dance – Disco Choreography 3rd Feb Hip hop project – development of solo 4th May

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Choreographic processes
11th Nov Evolution of Dance – MC Hammer Input 10th Feb Hip hop project – rehearsal and filming 11th May Choreographic devices
18th Nov Evolution of Dance – MC Hammer Choreography 17th Feb HOLIDAY 18th May Choreographic form
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2nd Sept Contemporary 25th Nov (TS) Space – floor and air patterns 24th Feb Physical Skills – Mobility and stamina/endurance 25th May HOLIDAY
9th Sept Ballet 2nd Dec (TS) Relationships – unison, mirroring 2nd March Physical Skills – Co-ordination and isolation 1st June Motif development
16th Sept Hip Hop 9th Dec (TS) Relationships – canon, accumulation 9th March Expressive Skills – Focus and facial expressions 8th June Choreographic devices
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Samba/ Capoeira 16th Dec (TS) Relationships – formations, lead and follow/ meet and part 16th March Expressive skills – spatial awareness and sensitivity to others 15th June Choreography Mock
23rd Sept Folk 23rd Dec HOLIDAY 23rd March Expressive skills – phrasing and musicality 22nd June Choreography Mock
30th Sept Dance style project 30th Jan HOLIDAY 30th March Group performance task – bullying 29th June Choreography Mock
7th Oct Dance style project 6th Jan (TS) Relationships – interactions’ – over, under and around 6th April HOLIDAY 6th July Choreography Mock
14th Oct (TS) Actions – gesture, travel, stillness 13th Jan

 

(TS) Relationships – interactions’ – push & pull/action & reaction 13th April HOLIDAY 13th July Choreography Mock – filming
21st Oct (TS) Actions (turn & elevation) 20th Jan Technical Skills – Lifts 20th April Group performance task – bullying
28th Oct HOLIDAY 27th Jan Technical Skills – Transitions into and out of lifts 27th April Group performance task – bullying
4th Nov (TS) Dynamics 3rd Feb Physical Skills – Balance, control and strength 4th May

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Group performance – filming
11th Nov (TS) Space – direction, pathways, personal & general space 10th Feb Physical Skills – Alignment, posture and extension 11th May Choreographic processes
18th Nov (TS) Space – levels, shape & size of movement 17th Feb HOLIDAY 18th May Choreographic structure
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2nd Sept Contemporary 25th Nov Physical Setting – Lighting 24th Feb. Physical skills 25th May HOLIDAY
9th Sept Ballet 2nd Dec Physical Setting – Lighting 2nd March Improving physical skills 1st June Choreographic structure
16th Sept Hip Hop 9th Dec Costume 9th March Expressive skills 8th June Motif development
3rd Sept Samba 16th Dec Costume 16th March Improving expressive skills 15th June Choreographic devices
23rd Sept Capoeira 23rd Dec HOLIDAY 23rd March Technical skills 22nd June Choreography exam questions
30th Sept Folk 30th Jan HOLIDAY 30th March Improving technical skills 29th June Unit test – Section A
7th Oct Dance style project 6th Jan Dance for Camera 6th April HOLIDAY 6th July Go through test
14th Oct Dance style project 13th Jan Dance for Camera 13th April HOLIDAY 13th July Making improvements based on the test
21st Oct Professional Works – Aural Setting 20th Jan Safe practice in dance/rehearsal 20th April Mental skills and attributes – performance
28th Oct HOLIDAY 27th Jan Warm-up cool down injuries 27th April Mental skills and attributes – process
4th Nov Professional Works – Aural Setting 3rd Feb Personal care, nutrition, health 4th May

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Improving mental skills
11th Nov Physical Setting – performance environments and set 10th Feb General dance practice exam questions 11th May Skills exam questions
18th Nov Physical Setting – performance environments and set 17th Feb HOLIDAY 18th May Choreographic processes
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2nd Sept Performance Skills Recap 25th Nov Shift 24th Feb. Mock week 25th May HOLIDAY
9th Sept Choreography Skills Recap 2nd Dec Shift 2nd March Group Performance 1st June Recap Breathe
16th Sept A Linha Curva Motifs 9th Dec Shift Mock 9th March Group Performance 8th June Recap Shift
3rd Sept A Linha Curva Motifs 16th Dec Shadows Motifs 16th March Group Performance 15th June E of E Motifs
23rd Sept A Linha Curva Motifs 23rd Dec HOLIDAY 23rd March Group Performance 22nd June E of E Motifs
30th Sept Breathe 30th Jan HOLIDAY 30th March Group Performance 29th June E of E Motifs
7th Oct Breathe 6th Jan Shadows Motifs 6th April HOLIDAY 6th July Go over exam pieces
14th Oct Breathe 13th Jan Shadows Motifs 13th April HOLIDAY 13th July Go over exam pieces
21st Oct Breathe 20th Jan Learn Scoop 20th April Group Performance
28th Oct HOLIDAY 27th Jan Develop Scoop 27th April Group Performance Mock
4th Nov Breathe Mock 3rd Feb Learn Flux 4th May

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Artificial Things Motifs
11th Nov Shift 10th Feb Develop Flux 11th May Artificial Things Motifs
18th Nov Shift 17th Feb HOLIDAY 18th May Artificial Things Motifs
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2nd Sept Recap – aural setting and costume 25th Nov Shadows 24th Feb. Mock exams 25th May HOLIDAY
9th Sept Recap – lighting and physical setting 2nd Dec Shadows 2nd March Go through mock exam 1st June E of E
16th Sept A Linha Curva 9th Dec Shadows 9th March Artificial Things 8th June E of E
3rd Sept A Linha Curva 16th Dec Shadows 16th March Artificial Things 15th June E of E
23rd Sept A Linha Curva 23rd Dec HOLIDAY 23rd March Artificial Things 22nd June E of E
30th Sept A Linha Curva 30th Jan HOLIDAY 30th March Artificial Things 29th June E of E – exam Q’s
7th Oct A Linha Curva 6th Jan Shadows 6th April HOLIDAY 6th July End of year test
14th Oct A Linha Curva 13th Jan Shadows 13th April HOLIDAY 13th July Go through test
21st Oct A Linha Curva 20th Jan Shadows 20th April Artificial Things  

Parents Evening:

 

Y10 Reports =

 

28th Oct HOLIDAY 27th Jan Shadows – exam Q’s 27th April Artificial Things
4th Nov A Linha Curva – exam Q’s 3rd Feb Revision 4th May

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Artificial Things – exam Q’s
11th Nov Test 10th Feb Revision 11th May E of E
18th Nov Go through test paper 17th Feb HOLIDAY 18th May

 

E of E
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2nd Sept Group performance 25th Nov Choreography 24th Feb. Set phrase – shift 25th May HOLIDAY
9th Sept Group performance 2nd Dec Choreography 2nd March Set phrase – shift 1st June
16th Sept Group performance 9th Dec Choreography 9th March Set phrase – shift 8th June  

 

3rd Sept Group performance 16th Dec Choreography 16th March All pieces 15th June
23rd Sept Group performance 23rd Dec HOLIDAY 23rd March All pieces 22nd June
30th Sept Group performance 30th Jan HOLIDAY 30th March Practical exam 29th June
7th Oct Group performance 6th Jan Choreography 6th April HOLIDAY 6th July
14th Oct Group performance 13th Jan Choreography 13th April HOLIDAY  

Parents Evening:

 

 

Y11 Reports =

 

21st Oct Group mock 20th Jan Choreography mock 20th April Theory – own work set phrases
28th Oct HOLIDAY 27th Jan Set phrase – breathe 27th April Theory – own work group performance
4th Nov Choreography – Question input 3rd Feb Set phrase – breathe 4th May

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Own work – choreography
11th Nov Choreography – question input 10th Feb Set phrase – breathe 11th May Professional works motifs
18th Nov Choreography – music and structure 17th Feb HOLIDAY 18th May Revision – Professional works
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2nd Sept Shadows 25th Nov Within Her Eyes 24th Feb. E of E 25th May HOLIDAY
9th Sept Shadows 2nd Dec Within Her Eyes 2nd March E of E 1st June
16th Sept Shadows 9th Dec Within Her Eyes 9th March 12 mark questions 8th June
3rd Sept Shadows 16th Dec Within Her Eyes/Mock Exam 16th March Bringing it all together – examples 15th June
23rd Sept Shadows 23rd Dec HOLIDAY 23rd March Bringing it all together – examples 22nd June
30th Sept Shadows 30th Jan HOLIDAY 30th March Command words 29th June
7th Oct Shadows 6th Jan Go through mock exam 6th April HOLIDAY 6th July
14th Oct Shadows Test 13th Jan Making improvements/changes 13th April HOLIDAY  

Parents Evening:

 

 

Y10 Reports =

 

21st Oct Go through test 20th Jan E of E 20th April Revision – Skills
28th Oct HOLIDAY 27th Jan E of E 27th April Revision – Choreography
4th Nov Within Her Eyes 3rd Feb E of E 4th May

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Revision – Diet/health
11th Nov Within Her Eyes 10th Feb E of E 11th May Revision – Warm up and cool down
18th Nov Within Her Eyes 17th Feb HOLIDAY 18th May Revision – Professional works