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April, Year 12

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Ballet Lessons

B1

Royal Academy of Dance Vision

Leading the world in dance education and training, the Royal Academy of Dance is recognised internationally for the highest standards of teaching and learning. As the professional membership body for dance teachers, it inspires and empowers dance teachers and students, members and staff to make innovative, artistic and lasting contributions to dance and dance education throughout the world.

B4

Mission 

The promotion and enhancement of knowledge, understanding and the practice of dance internationally by educating and training teachers and students, and by providing examinations to reward achievement. By doing so, preserving the rich, artistic and educational value of dance for future generations.

 

Nursery Dance Classes

The pre-school curriculum develops a wide variety of skills such as:

  • Basic movement skills
  • Musical awareness
  • Expressions and Creativity.

Themed classes encourage class participation, focus and confidence, while also making it fun to learn. This curriculum is appropriate for students between the ages of two and a half and five years old. These classes are on offer to our Butterfly children, and also available within the Beech House Infant School.

B5

This curriculum supports:

  • Physical Skills
  • Stamina
  • Creativity
  • Expression
  • Musicality

The structured classes prepare our young students for a successful transition into Ballet and other dance genres at higher levels. This allows the class and individuals to achieve personal goals in developing their techniques, confidence and creativity skills. The ballet lessons give children the opportunity to thrive and flourish in a rich, well-developed class, giving children the opportunities to freely express themselves and be seen as individuals.

B6

Character building within the class