Leeds pupils are en-pointe for dance theatre

Pupils at Hovingham Primary School have raised money for Phoenix Dance Theatre.
Pupils at Hovingham Primary School have raised money for Phoenix Dance Theatre.
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These tiny dancers are taking centre stage to help raise money for Leeds-based Phoenix Dance Theatre.

Youngsters at Hovingham Primary School, in Harehills, have worked with dancers from the group to explore the curriculum through movement.

Since February the 35-year-old dance company has been campaigning to raise money following a series of cuts to its core funding.

Pupils at the school held a bake sale as a special way to say thank you to the team.

Donna Munroe, teacher at Hovingham Primary, said: “Experiencing the curriculum through dance, has allowed our children to grow in confidence.”

Students Hanyi Jin, Beth Arscott, Amarjit Singh, and Kate Stevens in the exhibtion space.

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