What have you liked the most at Seven Hills?

“Performing Arts”  

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Performing Arts

In Creative we seek to inspire a learning environment that develops creativity, communication and collaboration. Dance and Drama are accessible to all via a broad and balanced curriculum offering exploration, communication, performing and appraisal opportunities appropriate to each level of student. We aim for students to develop self-confidence, individual emotional literacy, creative expression and a sense of pride in their work.

Long Term Plan 2019-20

 

Semi-Formal Pathway

Autumn 1

Revision, consolidation and assessment in all areas of mathematics

Autumn 2

Number

Counting, reading, writing and recognising numbers

ILPs

Spring 1

Shape, Space and Measure

Measurement, Geometry: Properties of a shape, Geometry: Position & Direction and Statistics

AQA units

Spring 2

Number

Counting, reading, writing and recognising numbers (Addition and subtraction strands also for PS8 and PS9)

AQA units/Functional skills preparation

Summer 1

Shape, Space and Measure

Measurement, Geometry: Properties of a shape, Geometry: Position & Direction and Statistics

AQA units/Functional Skills (Entry Level)

Summer 2

Teacher discretion (Educator assessment gaps and ILP focus) 

 

Semi-Formal Pathway

Autumn 1

Weather
Exploring weather types through movement/sensory exploration
N/a

Autumn 2

Celebrations
Exploring special events through dance, music, script. AQA Pre-Entry level Dance/Performing Arts

Spring 1

The Jungle/animals
Exploring how different animals move through sensory stories
AQA Pre-Entry level Dance/Performing Arts

Spring 2

Kings & Queens
Exploring castles, kings and queens through costumes, music and sensory exploration
AQA Pre-Entry level Dance/Performing Arts

Summer 1

Garden
Exploring different areas/elements of a garden, including environment and creatures
AQA Pre-Entry level Dance/Performing Arts

Summer 2

Sports/Olympic

Exploring Olympics/Paralympics to create an opening ceremony performance. Exploring different sports through movement.
AQA Pre-Entry level Dance/Performing Arts

 

Formal Pathway

Autumn 1

Circus
Exploring different Circus skills for outdoor performance
N/a

Autumn 2

Celebrations
Creating performance using different celebrations as the stimulus
AQA Entry level in Dance

Spring 1

Musicals
Recreating performances from Musical films
QA Entry level in Dance

Spring 2

Capoeira 
Exploring martial arts through dance, music and performance
AQA Entry level in Dance

Summer 1

Strictly Come Dancing
Exploring different Dance styles
AQA Entry level in Dance

Summer 2

Carnival
Creating performance for whole school event
AQA Entry level in Dance

 

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