Presentation on theme: "Bringing people together through dance is one big step for mankind Sharon Phillips Big Dance Schools Pledge Co-ordinator."— Presentation transcript:
Bringing people together through dance is one big step for mankind Sharon Phillips Big Dance Schools Pledge Co-ordinator
WHAT IS BIG DANCE? Big Dance is a Pan London biennial celebration of dance. It aims to get people dancing to increase fitness levels and to generate a legacy of dance for all.
SCHOOLS PLEDGE 2011 A way of engaging schools with Big Dance The Schools Pledge 2011 aims to encourage schools to perform a specific dance routine at 1pm on Friday 20 th May 2011 The British Council and Connecting Classrooms have linked with Big Dance and 5 - a – day Fitness to bring you the routine.
BRITISH COUNCIL As part of Connecting Classrooms:- Pupils exchange information about dance in their culture Names of dances, costume, music Share experiences with partner schools Extend activities to include active, healthy lifestyles and balanced diet
BIG DANCE 2011 5-a-day Fitness have given Big Dance and British Council a Schools Pledge routine for a mass performance on 20 th May 2011 You can perform the routine as it appears on the DVD/screen You can add your own choreography and dance it as part of the routine You can share this in many ways with your partner school.