Powys Dance will come to your setting and lead the children on an enchanting journey through the seasons, both inside and outside, come rain or shine! Children are both audience and participants in this unique experience designed to complement learning in the Foundation Phase. Available In Welsh, English or bilingually, you are left with wonderful memories and a resource pack full of ideas.
A dance for children aged 2 – 5 years (The Foundation Phase) that is suitable for a variety of Early Years settings - schools, nurseries, playgroups. The performance is accompanied by an activities pack and workshop for children and training for teachers, playgroup leaders and other Early Years Practitioners. Included in the activities pack is music and a DVD of the performance. All is available in both English and Welsh.
A dance in education performance and workshop for children aged 7 – 11 (Key Stage 2). Llifo is Welsh for flow. The performance looks at the journey of a river from source to sea. It supports cross curriculum links with English, Geography, Curriculum Cymraeg, Sceince and the Environment. The performance is danced to Carreg Lafar - Contemporary Welsh Music played on traditional instruments and workshops are lead in Welsh / English or Bilingually. INSET training is available for teachers / schools with an extensive resource pack which includes music and DVD of the performance.
This is a dance performance and workshops package looking at two dance styles, Street and Contemporary dance for 11 – 14 year olds (Key Stage 3). After watching the performance the pupils get the opportunity to learn and create their own dance phrases in the different styles. It also looks at the generic dance devices that are required for dance composition. A resource pack accompanies the performance, including music for the two genres, DVD of performances and support material for future lessons.
It does what it says! Powys Dance will go to a school and in a day create a dance. A theme is sometimes chosen by the school based on a topic relating to class room activities or sometimes Powys Dance chooses the topic. At the end of the day we can perform to parents and/or the rest of the school or just for us.
OCN Level 3, Credit Value 6. Run in partnership with YMCA this course is open to anybody with an interest in early years education. The course runs over an academic year, one training day per term plus each participant receives a visit to their setting to be observed and assessed.
There is a resource to accompany this training which contains lesson plans relating to the Foundation Phase.