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Dance: Curriculum

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 20 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what plans he has to maintain dance’s position in the Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 curriculum. (166558)

Dance will remain an important element for schools to deliver within the PE national curriculum. The increased flexibility allowed by the new secondary curriculum for PE, being introduced from September 2008, will make it easier for schools to offer more dance provision within curriculum PE if there is sufficient demand.