On Monday 26th June, Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Dance Company became National Champions after competing against 17 other finalists in the Great Big Dance Off competition.
The Great Big Dance Off competition is a national dance competition that welcomes students across England and Wales. The competition aims to provide an exciting atmosphere as well as provide a sense of togetherness.
Barton Peveril’s Dance Company achieved the highest score amongst the 38 schools present, taking home a win with 290 points out of 300.
Laura Agnew, Subject Leader for Dance speaks on the achievement:
I am delighted to say we are now National Champions of The Great Big Dance Off, beating 17 other regional finalists to take the title for 2023. I am so proud of my wonderful dance company who have shown sheer passion and enthusiasm all year. They have excellent professionalism and are an amazing example of what hard work and dedication can do. Their performance was outstanding and gave me goosebumps when watching. They really were mesmerising and left the audience lost for words.
It was a fantastic day with so many happy memories, which myself and the dancers will cherish for a long time