We offer a range of work for all Key Stages and in Higher Education and INSET and CPD for teachers throughout Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
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Taster week for KS1 to KS3
- available week beginning Monday 11 September
1-2 hour session in your school – a creative whole class dance
Cost: £27 per hour plus return journey mileage @ 45p per mile from Worcester or Hereford.
After school dance clubs
6 or 12 week x 1 hour sessions, subject to availability throughout the academic year.
Cost: £37 per hour + return journey mileage @ 45p per mile from Worcester or Hereford
KS3 choreographic project - create a class dance in 6 x 1 hour sessions
Available throughout the autumn and spring 1.
Cost: £40 per hour + return journey mileage @ 45p per mile from Worcester or Hereford
GCSE and BTEC Dance
We offer workshops in schools for GCSE and BTEC Dance students working on choreography and performance units, focusing on technique and performance skills or inspiring ideas for solo, duo or group compositions. Contact Clare Wood for more information.
If you'd like to find out more, please get in touch with our Dance Development Team below
Dancefest in Education Primary Performance Projects
Creative Curriculum Dance KS1 and 2 projects - 6 x 1 hour weekly workshops, creating a class dance on a curriculum linked theme, with added opportunity of CPD and bespoke projects. Sharings hosted by local secondary schools.
Useful guide - Dance Education, a guide for Governors and Trustees
A useful guide developed in partnership with Arts Council England, One Dance UK and the National Governors Association.
You can browse or download Impulse to Move, Dancefest's Education Menu (PDF)
"I have seen our children grow in confidence - and feel quite comfortable with performing in front of others. They always have fun and are totally engaged - and that's vitally important." Vicky Hancock, Headteacher, Shobdon Primary School
“Dancefest have been working with us for several years now. Their performances provide inspiration to both the boys and girls. Their well organised and stimulating workshops keep pupils of all ages and abilities engaged and achieving.” Jackie Langer, Earl Mortimer College, Leominster
"It was fantastic to be able to interpret a story into a dance - with our own ideas. It's not just a 'girlie' thing and that's important!" Year 5 pupil