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Develop technical and expressive skills in fundamental movements including body control, accuracy, alignment, strength, balance and coordination


  • rehearsing a combination of fundamental movements with or without accompaniment to refine technical and expressive skills, for example, galloping, jumping, sliding, rolling, slithering, spinning, shrinking, exploding, collapsing (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)
  • practising and refining technical skills in movements in response to teacher’s and peers’ feedback (Skills: Numeracy, Personal and Social Capability)
  • rehearsing a range of learnt and devised dances with an awareness and appreciation of their body capabilities (Skills: Numeracy, Personal and Social Capability)
  • Considering viewpoints - meanings and interpretations: For example - How is the movement of the body used to represent a story, character or idea? How does the use of space, costume and/or multimedia communicate meaning in this dance? Why did they/you make this dance? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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