Bringing the Curriculum to Life through Creative Educational Dance in KS2

Use your PE & Sports Premium funding to give your staff access to this superb CPD

CPD for Teachers

One of our expert trainers will deliver this training for you. All In-School training is tailor-made to your school's specific needs. trainer profile
  • Do you need help with ideas to deliver exciting and engaging creative educational dance lessons in Key Stage 2?
  • Do you need practical ideas for progression and raising attainment?
  • Would you like to know how to effectively differentiate creative tasks for pupils?
  • Would you like to know the secret formula for delivering fun creative and cross-curricular dance lessons the stress-free way?

If your answer was yes to any of the above, then this CPD training course is for you.

Use your PE & Sports Premium funding to give your staff access to this CPD course:

‘provide staff with professional development……training and resources to help teach PE and sports more effectively’ 1


Full Course Content

Course Outcomes:

  • Inspire and ignite excitement and enthusiasm in all delegates to deliver high-quality dance lessons back in their own school settings. 
  • Increase knowledge and understanding of dance terminology for KS2 Dance
  • Receive a plethora of ideas to use as a stimulus to plan both stand-alone and cross-curricular linked lessons. 


Course Outline:

Session 1:  Year 3 & 4 Themes: A Journey Through the Rain Forest & The World of Sport

  • Creating Actions that represent meaning – Dance  Motif
  • Differentiation in Dance – using the traffic light system
  • Ideas for engaging boys in dance.

Session 2:  Year 5: The History of Street & Break Dance – Cultural Dance

Learn the basic steps of the following dance styles and learn about their history and origins.

  • African
  • Capoeira
  • Gumboot
  • Lindy Hop
  • Street & Break Dance

Session 3: Year 6: The Language of Dance

  • The Language of Dance: What, How, Where & Whom
  • Developing a dance sentence - motif
  • Creating a dance scheme of work based on an abstract theme
  • Ideas for choreographing a whole dance piece as part of scheme of work, a class assembly or dance festival.