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JumpStart believe that dance classes should feel current and appeal to today’s primary school children. That’s why we created our Dance Class in a Box resources. The sessions are clear and easy to follow and most of all fun!

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JumpStart believe that dance classes should feel current and appeal to today’s primary school children. That’s why we created our Dance Class in a Box resources. The sessions are clear and easy to follow and most of all fun!
Cultural Dance - Bollywood plan and video for KS2 children
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Cultural Dance - Bollywood plan and video for KS2 children

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Our Key Stage 2 plans are designed to challenge learners whilst feeling current and relevant to today’s children. Topics have been selected to appeal to boys (as well as girls) that link with the curriculum and allow opportunity to develop technique as well as choreography. To deliver our plans, you need no experience of dance. This Bollywood plan includes a lesson plan and a video Learn a Indian hand gestures Develop vibrant choreography We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including more Cultural Dance plans, World War II and Extreme Earth, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/key-stage-2
Ballroom Dance - Charleston plan and video for KS2 children
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Ballroom Dance - Charleston plan and video for KS2 children

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Our Key Stage 2 plans are designed to challenge learners whilst feeling current and relevant to today’s children. Topics have been selected to appeal to boys (as well as girls) that link with the curriculum and allow opportunity to develop technique as well as choreography. To deliver our plans, you need NO experience of dance. This Charleston plan is inspired by Strictly Come Dancing includes a lesson plan and a video learn a cheeky Charleston dance creative ideas to make choreography We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including more Ballroom plans and videos, World War II and Cultural Dance, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/key-stage-2
Ballroom Dance - Samba plan and video for KS2 children
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Ballroom Dance - Samba plan and video for KS2 children

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Our Key Stage 2 plans are designed to challenge learners whilst feeling current and relevant to today’s children. Topics have been selected to appeal to boys (as well as girls) that link with the curriculum and allow opportunity to develop technique as well as choreography. To deliver our plans, you need no experience of dance. This Samba plan is inspired by Strictly Come Dancing and includes a lesson plan and a video Learn a Brazilian Party dance Develop carnival choreography We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including more Ballroom plans, World War II and Extreme Earth, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/key-stage-2
Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Dance Lesson Plan
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Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Dance Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan explores the topic of Ancient Egypt and the infamous pyramids and includes... - creative tasks for the children to choreograph a 'construction' dance - suggestions on how to create pyramid shapes in small groups - performance activity using the class material to structure a dance - relevant warm up and cool down ideas - music suggestions Ready to use straightaway with your class. Fun, accessible and boy-friendly! For more lesson plans, dance ideas, advice and guidance visit primaryschooldance.co.uk
Ballroom Dance - Paso Doble plan and video for KS2 children
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Ballroom Dance - Paso Doble plan and video for KS2 children

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Our Key Stage 2 plans are designed to challenge learners whilst feeling current and relevant to today’s children. Topics have been selected to appeal to boys (as well as girls) that link with the curriculum and allow opportunity to develop technique as well as choreography. To deliver our plans, you need no experience of dance. This Paso Doble plan is inspired by Strictly Come Dancing and includes a lesson plan and a video Learn a powerful strong dance Develop choreography based on capes We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including more Ballroom plans, World War II and Extreme Earth, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/key-stage-2
Cultural Dance - Capoeira plan and video for KS2 children
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Cultural Dance - Capoeira plan and video for KS2 children

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Our Key Stage 2 plans are designed to challenge learners whilst feeling current and relevant to today’s children. Topics have been selected to appeal to boys (as well as girls) that link with the curriculum and allow opportunity to develop technique as well as choreography. To deliver our plans, you need no experience of dance. This Capoeira plan includes a lesson plan and a video Learn a some martial arts moves Develop a combat duet We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including more Cultural Dance plans, World War II and Extreme Earth, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/key-stage-2
The Toy Box - KS1 Dance Resource Pack
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The Toy Box - KS1 Dance Resource Pack

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Our Key Stage 1 plans introduce simple choreography to the children through easy-to-follow creative tasks. Cross-curricular topics are explored through fun activities that develop their physical skills, imagination, confidence and social skills. The Toy Box pack includes 3 lesson plans, each focusing on a different role: Robots - try out some street dance locking moves Cars - create a duet and go on a fun journey Jack-in-a-Box - surprise your friends with this jumpy lesson! We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including Art, Traditional Tales, Pirates and Animals, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/key-stage-1
People Who Help Us - KS1 Dance Resource Pack
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People Who Help Us - KS1 Dance Resource Pack

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Our Key Stage 1 plans introduce simple choreography to the children through easy-to-follow creative tasks. Cross-curricular topics are explored through fun activities that develop their physical skills, imagination, confidence and social skills. The People Who Help Us pack includes 3 lesson plans, each focusing on a different role: Firefighters - become a firefighter and go on a rescue mission! Farmers - learn a farmer-y folk-y circle dance Dustbin Collectors - be rubbish, for real! We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including Art, Traditional Tales, Pirates and Animals, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/key-stage-1
The Greatest Show - KS1 Dance Lesson Plan
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The Greatest Show - KS1 Dance Lesson Plan

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A dance class aimed at Key Stage 1. Inspire your class to dance by using dance and song from the popular film ‘The Greatest Showman’. Movement Objectives: Dynamics: Happy - energetic. Sad - heavy, slow Timing: Moving to the beat of the music, dancing to a musical phrase Action: Movement with props Includes warm up relevant to the topic main activities - creative tasks, improvisation and basic choreography in response to stimuli cool down relevant to the topic Listings of all music that can be downloaded or found online Part of a series of lesson plans - more Circus plans are available on our website https://primaryschooldance.co.uk/dance-resources/
Foundation Stage Dance: Superheroes
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Foundation Stage Dance: Superheroes

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A dance class aimed at Foundation Stage pupils. Explore superhero skills by teaching the children a simple phrase of dance, then develop creativity by trying out actions for onomatopoeia words. Movement Objectives: Dynamics: strong, powerful, confident Physical skill: balance, control, crossing the midline Action: spinning, jogging, punching, kicking Includes: warm up relevant to the topic main activities - creative tasks, improvisation and basic choreography and performance opportunities cool down relevant to the topic Listings of all music that can be downloaded or found online Part of a series of lesson plans - more Superhero plans are available on our website https://primaryschooldance.co.uk/dance-resources/
Mini-Beasts -  Foundation Stage Dance Resource Pack
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Mini-Beasts - Foundation Stage Dance Resource Pack

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Our early years plans are designed to encourage a joy of movement and allow children to discover what can their bodies do. We cleverly integrate basic skills that develop their physical literacy into fun and imaginative dance activities. To deliver our plans, you need NO experience of dance. The Mini-Beasts pack features some of the loveable bugs we find in the garden! Caterpillars – scrunch and stretch, then float as butterflies Spiders – scuttle and weave, then catch some dinner! Worms – wriggle under, over and inside We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, please visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/early-years
Cultural Dance - Aboriginal plan and video for KS2 children
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Cultural Dance - Aboriginal plan and video for KS2 children

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Our Key Stage 2 plans are designed to challenge learners whilst feeling current and relevant to today’s children. Topics have been selected to appeal to boys (as well as girls) that link with the curriculum and allow opportunity to develop technique as well as choreography. To deliver our plans, you need no experience of dance. This Aboriginal Dance plan includes a lesson plan and a video Create a Haka Develop choreography based on ideas from native Aboriginal culture We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including more Cultural Dance plans, World War II and Extreme Earth, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/key-stage-2
Celebrations - Foundation Stage Dance Resource Pack
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Celebrations - Foundation Stage Dance Resource Pack

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Our early years plans are designed to encourage a joy of movement and allow children to discover what can their bodies do. We cleverly integrate basic skills that develop their physical literacy into fun and imaginative dance activities. To deliver our plans, you need NO experience of dance. The Celebrations pack includes 3 lesson plans, each focusing on a significant celebration Bonfire Night – create some fun fireworks and bonfire actions Chinese New Year – learn and ribbon dance and create some dragons Easter – explore egg and chick movements We’re often asked how long each lesson plan should last for…and really it’s up to you and your class! There’s enough content included on each plan to last for one 45 minute session, but you might find that you all love it so much that each plan could extend over two or three sessions. That’s why we’ve added in lots of different activities into each pack. JumpStart Dance resources always include… • Fun, easy to follow activities • Opportunities for the children to learn, create, perform and appreciate • Ideas to develop dance content into performance • Music suggestions for each activity (downloadable / playable via iTunes, Spotify, other music providers) • Topic-linked warm ups and cool downs For a wider range of topics, including All About Me, Transport and Julia Donaldson, visit primaryschooldance.co.uk/early-years
Foundation Stage Dance: All About Me
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Foundation Stage Dance: All About Me

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A dance class aimed at Foundation Stage pupils. This session focuses on emotions - create a happy, sad and angry dance in response to prompts, ideas and suggested music (easy to find on YouTube) Movement Objectives: Dynamics: Happy - energetic, expressive, big Angry - Heavy, sudden, loud Sad - small, slumped, closed Body parts: facial expression Action: A range of actions to express inward emotion Includes warm up relevant to the topic main activities - creative tasks, improvisation and basic choreography in response to stimuli (different music) cool down Listings of all music that can be downloaded or found online
Secret Agents - KS2 Dance Lesson Plan
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Secret Agents - KS2 Dance Lesson Plan

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A dance class aimed at Key Stage 2 children, This session focuses on a series of secret agent moves which can be turned into secret code. Movement Objectives: * Relationships: using formation in a quartet Shape: ‘hiding’ shapes, number shapes Action: travelling spy movements Includes: warm up relevant to the topic main activities - creative tasks, improvisation, choreography and performance cool down relevant to the topic Listings of all music that can be downloaded or found online Part of a series of lesson plans - more Secret Agent plans are available on our website https://primaryschooldance.co.uk/dance-resources/
KS2 Dance Warm Up: VIDEO
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KS2 Dance Warm Up: VIDEO

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Check out this video for some inspiration for your dance warm up for Key Stage 2 children. I have included lots of general ideas suitable for boys (as well as girls!). Please take any actions that you like and add them into your own warm up. Warm ups should last for 3-5 minutes, mobilise major joints and muscles and raise the heartbeat. They should also be appropriate to the main activity you are delivering, so include movements / concepts from your lesson plan into your warm up.
KS1 Dance Warm Up: VIDEO
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KS1 Dance Warm Up: VIDEO

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Check out the video below for fresh ideas on leading a key stage 1 dance warm up – fun, accessible and full of beans! Warm ups should last for 3-5 minutes, mobilise major joints and muscles and raise the heartbeat. They should also be appropriate to the main activity you are delivering, so include movements / concepts from your lesson plan into your warm up.