Last night we held our tenth annual PE and dance awards evening, it was another wonderful evening celebrating the success of the senior students. We had 120 guests and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the event.
Year 10 were invited to perform at the Danceworks community dance festival on Sunday. They performed a dance inspired by the Ibrox Stadium disaster of 1971, when 66 people lost their lives and more thanContinue reading
On the back of our Danceworks success, we have been invited to perform a pop-up performance at the Lowry Theatre on Friday 29th March! Our Year 12 dancers will be performing a dance, about identityContinue reading
The Dance Production took place on 31st January at the Garrick Theatre, Altrincham. There were over 200 students performing, from years 7 up to year 13. This year, all the dances were inspired by films.Continue reading
Grace S (8-3) has had enormous success at the Dance World Cup. She won a place to represent the country at the national competition, and was selected to travel to the World Dance Cup FinalsContinue reading
Year 10 GCSE Dance students have been creating their own versions of ‘Within Her Eyes’ by James Cousins. This is a professional dance from the GCSE Dance anthology. It is a site-sensitive dance for camera,Continue reading
Monday: food glorious food Tuesday: Oom pah pah Wednesday: be back soon Thursday: consider yourself Friday: who will buy? All dance rehearsals are 12:30-1pm in the drama studio.
Our very first BET Arts Day was a great success! The day took place at z-arts and allowed students from all of our BFET schools to come together to participate in workshops in the Arts.Continue reading
Congratulations to all the dancers who performed in SPRUNG. All GCSE students showed their stunning practical work; including performance duets, choreographies and set phrases. The evening was an opportunity for friends and family to seeContinue reading
All the best to our lovely year 11 dancers on their GCSE exam day. We know that you’ll be fabulous as always!
A big well done to Junior Silver Dance Company who were selected to take part in Udance workshops at the Lowry today. The dancers were given the opportunity to share their work with other schoolsContinue reading
What a wonderful sports dinner! The PE and dance department had a wonderful time celebrating the hard work and success of our lovely seniors. Congratulations to all that received colours and awards, you make usContinue reading
On Monday, Year 9 and Year 10 dancers participated in a dance workshop with Lyndsey Thomas from the Centre for Advanced Training at the Lowry. Dancers took part in a 3 hour contemporary dance techniqueContinue reading
If you were lucky enough to receive one of our dance trophies last academic year, then once again a big ‘well done’! Unfortunately the time has now come to return these trophies so that theyContinue reading
Welcome back after half term, we hope you are feeling rested and ready to start dancing again! In the week commencing 26th February, there is an exciting opportunity to take part in some Indian danceContinue reading
It is now less than a week until our dance production ‘The Animal Kingdom’. The pieces are looking fantastic and We’re almost ready to go now. There are just a few things that all dancersContinue reading
Emancipation of Expressionism by Boy Blue Entertainment is on BBC2 this Saturday at 10pm. It is one of the works studied in the GCSE Dance anthology. Don’t miss this brilliant street dance!
Extra rehearsals to prepare for the Dance Production: Meet in the Gym and bring your full costumes with you.
Dancers, don’t forget to return your reply slips before Friday. You can post them in the post-box outside the PE office, or leave them at reception. There are spare letters outside the PE Office inContinue reading
Congratulations to Anushka in 10.5 and Krishnapriya in 9.5 who have been successfully selected into the Centre for Advanced Dance Training! This prestigious programme managed by DanceXchange is a nationwide training initiative for young peopleContinue reading
Anyone wishing to create a solo or group dance for the Dance Production must attend the audition on Thursday 23rd November after school. For the audition we would like to see: At least a minuteContinue reading
Have any of you spotted Grace (8-3) in the CBBC show Taking the Next Step?! Grace successfully auditioned to appear on the show, which is a competition to win a guest role in the showContinue reading
This morning, dancers have learnt the set phrase ‘shift’ and created performance pieces using the poem ‘I am meth’ as a stimulus. We are so impressed with how hard all of them have worked thisContinue reading
Year 10 had choreography workshops right up till 9pm last night! They created dances based on 3 action words. Then the evening entertainment was….MORE dancing at the disco!
It wouldn’t be a AGGS dance residential without our ‘jumping off the wall’ photo! We may even have added a new ‘in the tree’ tradition!
Year 10 have had a very busy day participating in workshops with Boy Blue and creating dances in the style of A Linha Curva and Artificial Things. They have also learnt the set phrase ‘Flux’.Continue reading
This morning, Group 2 have been working really hard learning the set phrase ‘Flux’.
Group 1 have been getting their maths heads on this morning! They’ve been enjoying a fabulous workshop with Yolanda from Boy Blue Entertainment. They’ve worked incredibly hard learning the Ninja run from Emancipation of Expressionism.
We’ve arrived safe and sound. We have eaten, been to our rooms and are ready to start dancing!