Coronavirus Update

We are currently open and able to answer any questions you may have regarding our workshops.

Most of our workshops can be run successfully using social distancing.

Primary Workshops for Schools

Chinese Dragon
Dance Workshops

The Dragon Dance is one of the most anticipated events of the traditional Lunar New Year celebrations.  While it is not to be confused with the Lion Dance, the Dragon Dance is also performed on auspicious occasions and wards off evil spirits and welcomes good fortune.

Dragons are legendary animals, but they are important to Chinese people who think of dragons as helpful, friendly creatures. They are linked to good luck, long life and wisdom. They are nothing like the fierce, fire-breathing Western dragons that carry off princesses and eat people.

Our Chinese dragon dance workshop links perfectly to Chinese New Year, Cultural Weeks, International Days and Arts Week.

Workshop Performance

Workshop & Performance

Workshop Sessions:

Up to 8 sessions

During a typical day-long workshop, Primary Workshops for Schools can deliver 6 sessions, stretching to 8 if necessary and each session can include up to 30 children and the day can be concluded with an end of day performance from the children.

Workshop in Action

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National Curriculum Links

EYFS

  • Communication
  • Language Development
  • Physical Development
  • Personal, Social & Emotional
  • Expressive Arts

KS1

  • Speaking & Listening Skills
  • Movement
  • Balance
  • Co-ordination

KS2 (3/4)

  • Co-ordination
  • Agility
  • Balance
  • Ability to perform Dances

KS2 (5/6)

  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Technique
  • Movement Patterns

Please note; EYFS taken from EYFS Framework. KS1/KS2 taken from National Curriculum Framework.

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Primary Workshops for Schools Ltd
9 Earlstrees Court
Corby
Northants, NN17 4AX

01536 265432