Causeway School welcomed the Deputy Lieutenant of East Sussex, Tim Cobb, on Friday evening for their first Swale Academies Trust Rock Challenge.The evening was a celebration of dance with eight exceptional choreographies performed by each of the Swale Academies Trust Secondary Schools from East Sussex and Kent including: Causeway, Peacehaven Community School, The Eastbourne Academy, Meopham, Westlands, The North School, Community College Whistable and Sittingbourne Community College.
The evening was an opportunity for staff and students across the eight schools to share the outstanding work that is happening across the trust. It was a celebration achievement and a great way for students and staff to learn from each other and appreciate the commitment and dedication displayed on a daily bases across these schools.
Causeway School produced a stunning performance entitled ‘In a World Full of Chaos’ for which they picked up the ‘Excellence in Choreographic Intention’ award.Judges included Derek Trimmer, Swale’s Director of Secondary Schools and Penny Gaunt, Chair of Causeway’s Interim Executive Board.Two hundred and eighty students took part in the extravaganza; Causeway’s Dance Leader Kenna said, “it has been excellent to work with other schools, appreciate their performance skills and learn from their choreography ideas”.
Liza Leung, Causeway Headteacher, paid tribute to the talent and dedication of the students and staff from all the schools involved, “the evening was a wonderful example of the collaboration that exists at the heart of Swale Academies Trust, providing opportunities which strengthen the experience for our young people and our staff”.