Written By Katie, TRS Teacher at Balfour Infants School
The theme for the show dance at Balfour Infants School was “Around the World”, and we had dances that represented different countries or continents. We had to push the show forwards a few weeks due to me being away on the very last week and school activities in the other weeks meant it had to be this week! They worked very hard to be ready.
We started in Africa, with some African drum music, which went into music from the Lion King (the audience loved it when that music came on!).
Then we travelled to Spain, where they used their scarves like tango dancers.
We then went to India, where we were lucky enough to have a pupil who travels to India occasionally and knows Punjabi dancing. She kindly taught us some traditional Punjabi dance moves!
We ended up back in England, with a street dance to Little Mix; we ended with lots of energy and power!
At the end, the audience asked for an encore because they enjoyed it so much! The year 2s have worked extremely hard and I’m aware that they frequently practice in the playground together. It’s so great to hear how committed they are, and they have worked very well as a dancing family.