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John Phillips , Senior Reporter
Friday, July 13, 2012
Barking Abbey dancers performed in an Olympic-themed show on the Southbank.
Nearly 50 schools, including the secondary in Sandringham Road, Barking, participated in Step Live! on July 7.
Around 780 students gave show-stopping performances featuring hip-hop, musical theatre and cheerleading at the Southbank Centre.
Artistic director, Sue Goodman, said: “This has been quite a Herculean task but we made it.
“All our dancers thoroughly enjoyed themselves. We look forward to creating more enriching opportunities for our dancers next year.”
The day-long extravaganza also featured African dance and capoeira demonstrations and a dance battle at the skate park on the Southbank in Waterloo.
Air cadets have cancelled a planned fundraiser at a local supermarket in order to keep a low-profile following the terrorist attack in Woolwich, London.
Getting work after college was a struggle for one student, but an apprenticeship with a local company has seen her land that all important first job.
The four groups said London’s status as a multi-cultural city which “respects and celebrates diversity” is what makes it one of the most “dynamic, progressive and tolerant cities in the world”.
Brave young Scouts braced themselves for a night of ghoulish storytelling in a spooky mansion.