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Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls is a highly successful school, judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as ‘Good’ in all categories.

Dance Year 7

In Year 7 students learn about the expectations and structure of dance lessons. They acquire and develop movement skills, performing with increasing physical competence and confidence through a range of styles.

Dance Year 7

Through studying the use of Space, Actions and Dynamics students will undertake a range of tasks.

Topics studied

  •  Set study - Breathe
  •  World War II
  •  A Linha Curva
  •  Mini choreographic Workshops
  •  Preparation for Spotlight/A Linha Curva theory exam
  •  Spotlight


  • Technique
  • Performance skills
  • Response to the music – musicality
  • Creative response to tasks
  • Effective communication of an idea through movement
  • Problem solving skills
  • Improvisation – Rehearsal – Performance – Evaluation skills
  • Recording dance
  • Target setting
  • The skill of being able to work as a sensitive and supportive member of a group
  • Listening and speaking skills which support the National Curriculum English
  •  Research and ICT skills