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Dance was our next wall to knock down with the children, and what better way to knock it down than with the aggressive and intimidating HAKA dance. As spring started children at Believe and Achieve schools began learning the art of dance and its many wonderful forms. I picked the loudest, most hard hitting and scary dance. Sound stupid? Of course but kids love to be loud so at least let them blend it with dance. Unlike gymnastics I wanted to show the children visually what this dance looked like, we used YouTube to search the New Zealand rugby team and what the HAKA war dance stood for. Before you knew it all the kids in school were “HAAAAA”ing, “HOOOO”ing and “AHHHH”ing across school .All they needed were the rugby…
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Primary School Gymnastics

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  Olympic standard: Preparation for Tokyo 2020 In autumn Believe and Achieve Sports schools began preparing for the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, well Gymnastics as the lessons plans titled but still aspirations were high Both Key stage 1 and 2 started their gymnastics adventure with a group discussion of what comes to mind when they think about gymnastics? What makes a good gymnast? Had any of them had experience in gymnastics? And what they were most excited about learning, most of course wanted the mats and to start rolling. Early years began by self-exploring what the children could do with their bodies, we looked at making shapes i.e. letters, utilizing space and what balancing is. After a couple more weeks of varied movements, looking at balance, how animals move…
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