Glossary (Version 8.4)

In Dance, patterns created in the air or on the floor by the body or body parts as a dancer moves in and through space.

A type of dramatic expression communicated for a particular effect with distinguishing features and appearance.

In Music, the relative highness or lowness of sound.

Creating a play through improvisation or devising.

The application of arts skills and knowledge to create, represent, communicate and respond in a specific art form.

Regularly revising, developing and consolidating skills, techniques and repertoire as a class or as an individual.

A method of teaching and learning drama where both the students and teacher are working in and out of role.

In Dance, the communication of meaning through extension and focus of the body.

In Drama, the loudness of the voice of an actor, and how it is carried to the audience.

Is a context for learning through which children organise and make sense of their social worlds, as they engage actively with people, objects and representations (Early Years Learning Framework).