Dance is an exciting, creative and dynamic art form that enables our students to express themselves, gain confidence and build a versatile range of techniques. The knowledge, ability and enthusiasm of the teachers are a key factor influencing the artistic growth of the students in a safe, fun and productive environment.
Dance Teacher: Mrs S Townsley
Dance Teacher: Miss T Tominey
The dance department has a large dance studio, fully equipped with speakers, mirrors, a sprung floor, an interactive whiteboard and air conditioning.
Dance is an expressive art form, it helps shape a person’s sense of identity, personally, culturally and socially. It draws upon leadership skills, teamwork, discipline, determination, time management, critical thinking and problem solving.
Learning in, through and about dance enables children and young people to:
- Be creative and express themselves in different ways.
- Experience enjoyment and contribute to other people’s enjoyment through creative and expressive work.
- Develop important skills, both those specific to dance and those which are transferable, including literacy and numeracy.
- Develop an appreciation of aesthetic and cultural values, identities and ideas and, for some, prepare for advanced learning and future careers by building foundations for excellence in dance.