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“As the Arts Coordinator it has been my aim to raise the profile of dance at West Hill Primary School.
Katie’s experience, knowledge and enthusiasm has meant that as a school, all year groups have experienced high quality dance sessions. Teaching staff have worked alongside Katie and been given the support and guidance that they have individually requested to enable them to plan and teach dance as part of our school curriculum.
The Street Dance sessions in particular have been a great success with all the children and were a great way to get the older boys moving. In the new academic year, we are now planning to expand the children’s experiences further by developing themed dance sessions that will link with the children’s topic work. The staff and children, look forward to our continued working partnership with Katie.”
Sue Bedford – Arts Coordinator, West Hill Primary School
Examples of my work
I was first introduced to West Hill Primary school 3 years ago when I was asked to lead a Rainforest dance Workshop day for Key Stage 1 and a Street Dance workshop for key stage 2. After two great days of dance with the children and lots of positive feedback from...
Initially I came to St Joseph’s Primary school 2 years ago to run a one off Street dance workshop, but as it proved to be so popular with the children was then asked to teach dance throughout the school on a regular basics. I enjoy creating workshops that inspire...
Over the years I have run dance clubs for Otterton Primary school which have proved popular with students of all ages and abilities. The students were delighted to make the paper with their Michal Jackson Thriller routine which they soon learnt and costumed and gave a...