Our education menu

We work across Worcestershire and Herefordshire, offering one-off lessons as well as longer projects and performances, for all Key Stages, further and higher education. We also offer Continuing Professional Development sessions for teachers.

Access All Arts Week

Access All Arts Week is 17-21 June, a nationwide celebration of the arts, with the theme of connection. Dancefest are bringing bursts of creativity to the week with Little BOOST! creative dance workshops. Contact Poppy to find out how you and your school can get involved.


BOOST! is our education project promoting good mental health and emotional well-being through the power of creativity and dance, designed alongside child psychotherapist, Sarah Haddow.

School children dancing outdoors

Primary and Middle

  • Primary Performance Projects - workshops in your school over 5/6 weeks, with opportunities for CPD. Our current Primary Project is Rivers - find out more
  • Primary Sharing Projects - 6 weeks x 1 hour creating a class dance on a curriculum theme, leading to a sharing hosted by a local secondary school.

Secondary, Further and Higher

  • KS3 choreographic projects - create a class dance in 6 x 1 hour sessions.
  • GCSE and BTEC Dance - workshops in choreography and performance units, focusing on technique, performance skills, and solo, duo or group compositions.


SEND - Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

  • SEND projects using different themes or curriculum-based activities.
  • We're offering a SEND project to link with Rivers.

All Key Stages

  • After school dance clubs - 6 or 12 week x 1 hour sessions.
  • How to create a whole class dance - KS1-3 but can be tailored to KS4. CPD session on creating a class dance for festivals - choosing and developing ideas, starting points for movement.

Please contact Janene to discuss costs, as these will differ depending on length of engagement and the size of your school or college. She can arrange a time to chat or meet, to find out how we can best work with you

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School Sports / Pupil Premium

We can advise how to use your School Sports Premium effectively.

We can create bespoke workshops for schools and children supported through Pupil Premium, or you can choose from our menu of key stage and curriculum based projects.

Children of about 8 years old, at a dance class at school. All are wearing red jumpers and have their hands stretched out. A boy with blonde hair smiling in the middle.
Arts Council England Worcester Municipal Charities Eveson Charitable Trust People Dancing Professional Member Arts Award Supporter

Dancefest is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation and also gratefully receives funding from Worcester Municipal Charities, The Eveson Trust, Dumbreck Charity, Albright Grimley Charity, and WA Cadbury Charitable Trust.