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Swale Dance Fever!

Thursday, February 07, 2019
Swale Dance Fever!

Causeway School welcomed MP, Stephen Lloyd, last Friday evening for their second Swale Academies Trust Dance Fever event. The evening was a celebration of dance with six exceptional performances created by each of the Swale Academies Trust Secondary Schools from East Sussex and Kent including: Causeway, Peacehaven Community School, The Eastbourne Academy, Westlands School, The Whistable School and Sittingbourne Community College.

The evening was an opportunity for staff and students across the trust to share the outstanding work that is happening in Swale Academy schools. It was a celebration of 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 ‘The Day that Changed the World’, for which they picked up the ‘Excellence in Choreographic Devices and Structure’ award. Judges included Derek Trimmer, Swale’s Director of Secondary Schools, Penny Gaunt, Chair of Causeway’s Interim Executive Board and Kirsty Reid, Head of Dance from Eastbourne College. One hundred and sixty students took part in the extravaganza; one of Causeway's dancers said, “I really enjoyed the day an it was a great opportunity to learn new skills, work with different schools and year groups and watching everyone progress and improve”.

Liza Leung, Causeway Headteacher, paid tribute to the talent and dedication of the students and staff from all the schools involved, "it was a very special evening of collaboration between our Swale Academy Trust secondary schools, sharing the special talents of our students who were able to critically appreciate and learn from one another".