"The true purpose of arts education is not necessarily to create more professional dancers or artists. It's to create more complete human beings who are critical thinkers, who have curious minds, who can lead productive lives".
"Creativity is intelligence having fun"
Dance is a universal language and helps students develop technical and expressive skills as well as knowledge and understanding of dance through performance choreography and critical appreciation.Studying Dance develops; creativity, teamwork, confidence, critical thinking, self-discipline, physical health and the ability to work collaboratively.All of which are beneficial in any 21st Century career path and promote better quality of life.We have a strong belief in positive praise and creating a happy, collaborating classroom where students can develop and progress comfortably.Through practical group work the students are encouraged to use and develop many transferable life skills including communication, listening, social and leadership skills.
The combination of a diverse, quality-focused curriculum, and a rich extra-curricular culture at Deyes High School, arms students with a growth-based mindset. These students grow in confidence, creativity, reflectiveness and expressivity and benefit from social, emotional, and mental health benefits that comes from a genuine enjoyment and love for dance the arts.
Dance is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity.Studying Dance develops many transferable life skills; all of which are beneficial in any 21st Century career path and promote better quality of life.A high-quality Dance education should engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of creativity and their talent as a dancer, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement. It should be inclusive and accessible for everyone to be actively involved in their learning.Our curriculum lends itself to broadening student’s knowledge and cultural capital as well as increasing engagement through practical components.
All pupils will: