Downs dazzles to earn promotion

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Great Cornard-based dancer Emily Downs of Pendrill Dance School is celebrating after winning promotion to ADFP Freestyle Dance ‘Champ’ status.

Her latest success was a first place in the under-10 intermediate level at Grays this weekend.

The win resulted in Emily losing the last required qualifying life and moving up to ‘Champ’.

n Emily has been taught by Abbey and Jenny of Pendrill Dance School for just over two years.

Classes are held in the Sudbury and Cornard area on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings with all new dancers welcome.

The school regularly competes at regional events around the south east of England.