artsNK Dance in Education Programme

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artsNK Dance in Education programme

We offer a complete education programme for dance for Lincolnshire Primary, Secondary and Special Schools. Our flexible programme aims to support schools to enhance, develop or kick start their dance offer to pupils. Or dance programme is delivered by qualified and experienced staff and aligned with the National Curriculum.

We focus on areas such as delivery of high quality dance sessions, and bespoke teacher training; the provision of dance resources and specialist advice; and leading workshops in a number of dance styles. We can offer bespoke packages designed to suit your schools needs.  We are an Artsmark partner and can support your school on its Artsmark journey, click here for more details.

The programme includes:

  • Specialist dance tuition Curriculum topics and theme based work
  • Arts Awards qualifications
  • Exam preparation and coursework choreography  Rehearsal direction
  • Dance technique workshops for KS3, KS4 and KS5
  • Boys-only workshops
  •  Programmes available for KS1 to KS5
  • Support for gaining your ArtsMark  School show/ production choreography
  • On With the Dance! Teacher Training Course  
  • Dance teaching resources for your school
  • Programmes available for KS1 to KS5
  •  Delivery for your Arts Week, Health Week etc.

We are also now taking bookings for our DanceFit programme, using dance to promote healthy lifestyles and boost wellbeing in primary school children. For more information click here.

Strategic support from Dance4 helps to connect those involved to wider opportunities with the county and the East Midlands region for children and young people, such as, Big Dance, CAT and Discover Dance. It also helps schools to increase their ArtsMark status as well as increase their in-school arts provision and cultural offer to CYP. Our On With The Dance teacher training course enables school staff members to feel more confident in delivering dance to their pupils.

To discuss the programme taking part in your school and make a booking contact  Emily Sutton or phone NCCD on 01529 308 710 and ask to speak to Emily.

Current artsNK Dance Education Offers from NCCD

Storytelling through movement

Using Quentin Blake’s timeless illustrations as inspiration, we’ll take you on a journey exploring the art of storytelling through movement. Discover how to build a scene, develop a character and carve out a tale using movement, dance and music. Full day or half day workshop in your school.

Our partner organisation artsNK, based here at NCCD, offer regular or one-off school dance workshops with a Dance Development artist both in our building and in schools. For more information about all NCCD’s Education offer visit the NCCD website

£120 for 1/2 day + travel
£200 for full day +travel
All Key Stages


Move.Mind.Make workshops give children an opportunity to explore mindfulness and creativity through dance and movement. Sessions are designed to develop healthy minds and bodies through child friendly yoga based activities, breathing techniques, relaxation and a chance to make and create dance together.

Combine your Move.Mind.Make sessions with a gallery tour. Using reflection and meditation exercise to engage with the exhibition the tour.

£120 per session
All Key Stages
For further information please contact