IMatter As A Dancer

IMatter As A Dancer

INTENT

iMatter as a Dancer because I can use my body to visually represent attitudes and emotions. Performing Arts is central to life at The Deanes because we appreciate the positive impact that it has on our students within their school life and wider community.

Year 7

I will study the 4 basic dance actions, Relationships, Actions, Dynamics and Space and apply my knowledge to performance pieces. I will create choreography in response to a brief. I will evaluate my own work and that of others’ in order to improve and develop.

Year 8

I will observe and analyse professional repertoire to inform my own performance decisions. I will create choreography that is artistically and visually representative of different themes and stimuli that I am given. I will analyse the performance work I do and see.

Year 9

I will apply technically strong dance skills to repertoire material. I will create choreography that showcases inventive vision of the different themes I have studied. I will review my own performance in order to strengthen my skills.

Year 10

I will study a variety of different repertoire in order to identify where my strengths lie in technically secure dance skills. I will perform to and audience with creativity and flair, showcasing considerable technical skill. I will critically evaluate my performance skills and reflect on how to improve my expertise.

Year 11

I will securely and precisely demonstrate choreography skills in response to a brief showing an outstanding application of technical dance skill across more than two styles of dance. I will confidently present a repertoire piece to an audience showcasing my performance aptitude. I will self-assess my skills and analyse my strengths and weaknesses in order to hone my talents.

Curriculum Plans

Click on each link to download that term's Curriculum Outlines and advice on what you need to do to achieve excellence in each subject. 
Knowledge Organisers are also available to help you with your progress and assessment.

 

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Year 7

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Year 8

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Year 9

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Year 10

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Year 11

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