Developing ‘circling’ with inner and outer circles moving in opposite directions. A very traditional dance that appears wherever there are Maypoles.
A more challenging dance creating 3-ribbon plaits radiating out from the pole. Good for small team working. The Easter Plait was first danced at an event in the village of High Easter in Essex.
The Year 6 Dance Club competed at the Redbridge Dance Festival and achieved great success in winning the Redbridge Dance Festival. The dancers explore fluid movements which float, spin, spiral and glide with control and co-ordination.
Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights. One of the major festivals of Hinduism, it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.
Watch the children convey the bulldozers pushing, scooping and lifting the undergrowth. They then symbolise the trees falling down.
In the Mood is a big band era hit recorded by Glenn Miller. It topped the chart for thirteen straight weeks in 1940 in the U.S.
The East Coast Swing has 39 genres and 8 types (solo, partners, group, ceremonial, competitive, concert, participation and social). We used partners in our version of the dance.
The dance hall was used for keeping up morale during the war. Larger dance halls had orchestras. Can you spot the instruments being played?
We try to portray the Jitterbug by making patterns with small steps of the feet.
6R were lucky enough to have a Street Dance Workshop with visiting teachers from the Redbridge Drama Centre. The unique characteristic of street dancing is that, it allows dancers to express their own personal style of dancing.
You do not need to be trained as a dancer, in order to excel in the genre of hip-hop dancing. However, if you have learned traditional forms of dance, you can adapt those moves into your style of dancing.
5S performed ‘A Sky Full of Stars’ at the Harvest Assembly. In this dance the children show isolations with precision and a strong use of dynamics.