- Aim High Dance Academy made an extraordinary impact in the Lambeth community within the first few months of establishing the school. Aim High Dance Academy quickly expanded providing a range of Street Dance classes for all ages and abilities and attracting the most talented and creative youths in the community.
This Article explains the inspiration behind the establishment of Aim High Dance Academy, the community support and the roles young people took to maintain the overall running and success of Aim High Dance Academy. Please scroll down to PAGE 7.
- Establishing Aim High - This article was written and inspired by the first performance from Aim High Dance Academy at the Sadler’s Wells Lillian Baylis Theatre in March 2010. This article includes quotes from Hayley Rea Principle Aim High Dance Academy. The article Highlight’s the positive truth about youths, the social problems that the community has faced in the past and how Aim High Dance Academy tackles and helps to prevent the social problems.
- Spirit of London Award: In November 2010 Hayley Rea aged 22,Principle Aim High Dance Academy won The Spirit of London Award, Achievement Through The Arts 2010. Hayley Rea was chosen to be the 2010 Winner by celebrity judge’s Ashley Walters and Brooke Kinsella.
The Damilola Taylor Trust developed the awards in consultation with other youth organisations and affiliate partners as a way of celebrating all that is good about the young people of London.Please feel free to read more information on The Spirit of London Awards via this link.
A video is provided to give an insight of Hayley Rea’s nomination. Please scroll down the page.
Spirit of London website: http://www.spiritoflondonawards.com/sola-2010.php
London dance write up: Hayley Rea’s achievement of The Spirit of London Award 2010.
Croydon Guardian press release:
London dance write up: Hayley Rea’s achievement of The Spirit of London Award