Victorians (KS2)

Victorians (KS2)

Learn how the Industrial Revolution saw Victorians enjoying great innovation. But children also had to work in mines & factories. Through dance, explore machines, transport and childhood…

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The Romans (KS2)

The Romans (KS2)

Do battle with the most organised of forces: the Romans. Learn attack & defense formations with these expert warriors. This is a great way for your pupils to experience spatial and group work…

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Pirates & Treasure (KS1)

Pirates & Treasure (KS1)

Experience life on board a pirate ship. Feel the weather and encounter under-sea creatures. Find treasure, battle to keep it, then finally escape with the bounty! Pirates & Treasure is a sure-fire hit with your pupils…

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Battle of Troy (KS2)

Battle of Troy (KS2)

How would you represent the giant wooden horse, with soldiers hidden inside, at the Battle of Troy? Here you can find out. And learn how combat can lead to some surprising moves…

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Anglo Saxons (KS2)

Anglo Saxons (KS2)

Learn how the Anglo Saxons lived. Imagine what their dwellings, work and pastimes were like. Then become warriors, defending your King and paying tribute to your many gods…

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Setting Sail (KS2)

Setting Sail (KS2)

Hoist the rigging, sweep the decks, build a ship: we’re setting sail! The busy confines of early sailing vessels provide an ideal platform for developing movement vocabulary, individually and in groups…

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Dinosaurs (KS1)

Dinosaurs (KS1)

Life from the oceans developed into the enormous land animals we know as dinosaurs. Eventually some of these also took flight. Let this fascinating subject lead you to a world of discovery through movement…

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Explorers (KS1)

Explorers (KS1)

Where can we go to in our journey as explorers? How will we travel in, on or through different terrain? What might we find when we get there? And how will we react to this discovery?…

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The Great Fire of London (KS1)

The Great Fire of London (KS1)

Discover improv, canon, work with props and more whilst exploring The Great Fire of London. Starting with isolated flame movements; what happens when the candle burns down and the fire spreads? …

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The Mayans (KS2)

The Mayans (KS2)

Investigate and recreate the Mayans’ structures, their agriculture, gods and writings. Then imagine what happened to this amazing civilisation. What caused it to disappear?…

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World War I (KS2)

World War I (KS2)

From tearful goodbyes, to working in the fields and factories, how was life at home during World War I? And what was it like in the front-line trenches? Through movement, relive this iconic period in world history…

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The Pyramids (KS2)

The Pyramids (KS2)

Slaves were set to work on the construction of the pyramids in this advanced yet harsh regime. Discover the world of ancient Egypt for yourselves through movement.

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All At Sea (KS2)

All At Sea (KS2)

From pirates, to fishing boats, shark attacks to storms, it all happens at sea. Work individually, in pairs and in larger groups to immerse yourselves in this watery theme….

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The Stone Age (KS2)

The Stone Age (KS2)

Roam the landscape as Stone Age hunter-gatherers. Become hunted yourselves by terrifying predators. Then develop civilization by making discoveries such as the wheel and the usefulness of fire…

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Iron-Age Celts (KS2)

‘Iron-Age Celts’ Teaching Pack for Key Stage 2 Dance

Discover Britain before the Romans came.  Become Iron-Age Celts: farming the land, building settlements, making garments, fighting fiercely and worshiping strange gods…

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The Vikings (KS2)

The Vikings (KS2)

Arriving on these shores in longships, the Vikings raided villages & worshiped many gods. Sure to evoke dramatic, dynamic and contrasting ideas, this topic will really get your pupils moving!

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Baghdad (KS2)

'Baghdad' Teaching Pack for Key Stage 2 Dance

Baghdad has a rich and exciting history. Children first represent the Tigris and nearby Euphrates. They then explore how the city grew here and subsequently came under attack.

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World War II (KS2)

World War II (KS2)

Images from World War II generate ideas about the thoughts and feelings of those involved. Use these to stimulate dynamic dance movement featuring solos and group work…

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Ancient Greeks (KS2)

Ancient Greeks (KS2)

The Ancient Greeks  had it all: Olympic games, battle formations, chariot racing, Gods & Goddesses. There’s so much to explore from this exciting and influential period of history…

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Castles (KS2)

castles, lesson plan for KS2 dance

Castles are formidably physical. They are also home to lots of action: attacking, defending, tournaments and the bustle of daily life. Explore these through solos, duets and group work.

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Tudors (KS2)

Tudors (KS2)

Looking at the time of the Tudors, learn how dance can reflect cultural and historical context. Compose movement in pairs and build into small groups, developing spatial and rhythmic patterns…

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