Workshops and Residencies
Springs Dance Company specialises in combining Religious Education (RE) with Dance and Citizenship.
SDC helps children learn about and learn from the Christian Faith through workshops, performances and assemblies that are fun, energetic and engaging.
A typical school visit would include a performance assembly or collective worship assembly followed by dance workshops for several class groups. A typical residency includes the above daily and culminates in a performance by school pupils.
A series of dance workshops that helps children engage with the Easter story. The project enables children to explore their own spirituality as the workshops link Jesus' relationship with his disciples to Jesus' presence today. The workshops culminate in a performance of the Easter story by the pupils, which can be shown to school and parents alike.
Energetic, action packed dance workshops that help children think about climate change and improve their fitness. Ideal for use as part of PE and the sports premium funding. Get Fit Go Green also links to RE, PSHE / Citizenship and Drama.
During the workshops young people will explore the anticipation of the first Christmas through the eyes of the wise men and the angels - using dance, drama and discussion. Based on a poem by T.S. Eliot, Bethlehem Bound links to English, P.E. and R.E.
Young people will experience the art of storytelling through dance in this creative, fun filled session under the expert tuition of Springs' professional dancers. School workshops link to PE/Dance/Literature/Drama and PSHE curriculum. The Magic Paintbrush also appears on the Oxford Reading Tree: Primary School Literacy Resource, listed in the Traditional Tales, making it the perfect work to explore at school.
Explore the world of The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde.
Have a go at being a Wemmick and have fun in the Wemmick Village. Find out what makes you special and have a go at creating some AMAZING dance moves!
The Loss of Someone Special is a child bereavement project based on Doris Stickney’s popular children’s book Waterbugs and Dragonflies. The performance, discussions and workshops enable children to discuss the difficult issues surrounding loss.
Workshops and a performance that are ideal for class groups dealing with big changes such as moving school.
Light of the World
“You are the light of the world.” Matthew 5:14. Workshops inspiring children to follow Jesus’ example by being lights in the world.
Step inside the magical wardrobe into the wonderful world of Narnia. Explore the themes of C.S. Lewis’ classic book The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and learn about storytelling through dance.
SDC can also provide tailor made workshops, performances and residencies to suit individual schools, so do ask us if you are looking for something in particular.
For a friendly chat about our what we can offer your school, please contact the office.