Sch Games Yr 7-9 Dance Competition

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Date(s) - 05/06/2019
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

City Academy Norwich
299 Bluebell Road



This event is part of the Norfolk School Games and aims to encourage more pupils to benefit from representing their school in competitive school sport.


Schools are invited to enter up to 3 teams of between 4 and 30 pupils from Years 7-9 (single gender or mixed) to take part in the competition.

Each team should prepare a dance of any dance style. It is encouraged that choreography is not plagiarised and must be applied and adapted into original content. Routines should be between 2.5 and 4 minutes in duration.

Dances should be able to be performed within a space approximately 10m x 7m.

Teams are required to submit a short paragraph (max 150 words) detailing the inspiration and concept of the teams routine which will be used by the judges to score the categories.

Music should be saved to MP3/4 format and submitted to Lisa McGreevy ( prior to the event.

Each routine will be judged by a panel of external judges who will use the following four categories totaling 100 points;

  1. Concept and soundtrack (10 + 5 points)
  2. Choreography and Floor Use (20 + 15 marks)
  3. Performance skills (20 points)
  4. Overall impact (30 points)

The winning dance will be the one with the highest number of points.


Teams should provide their own costumes.


Unfortunately we are not able to accommodate spectators at this event.

Photo and video consent

We aim to use photos and videos to promote our events using a variety of media including on the internet, social media, newspapers and newsletters. It is the responsibility of the participating school to ensure that they have asked parents/guardian for permission for photos and videos of all participants to be taken by SSP staff or official event photographers.

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Risk Assessment

A risk assessment for the event will be emailed to schools approximately 2 weeks prior to the event.


Schools are reminded of the following safeguarding responsibilities at SSP events.

How to enter

To enter to bring pupils to the event please complete the below booking form and press “submit”.

Entry deadline

The deadline for entering is 1 week prior to the event.

Support available

If you have any questions about the event or would like some support to help prepare your pupils please email


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