Movement and creativity for under 18 years
Touchdown Dance has received a BBC Children and Need award to deliver a project to enhance confidence, sense of identity, sense of self, and communication /expression of feelings via movement and relational interaction. With over 30 years of experience we work with children and young people of all abilities. This offer will be weekly on Wednesday afternoons at St Vincent's school, with 2 sessions, one after lunch from 2.15 to 3.15 p.m. and one after school till 4.30. WE have been delivering this project for 3 years and open it up to children across schools in Merseyside from now to April 2021 For further information do get in touch.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Katy Dymoke
- Contact Position
We deliver movement and dance sessions in community health and education contexts with specialist experience in working in special education needs and sensory impaired. We work with Henshaws, RNIB, SENSE and LOOK UK, as well as Action for Blind. We have had this BBC Children in Need award for 4 years and continue to deliver across Manchester
Where to go
- St Vincent's School for the sensory impaired
St Vincent's School
Yew Tree Lane
- L12 9HN
St Vincents school is accessible, secure and the gym or hall provides a safe space for this work. The school is really happy to open up to children and young people from outside to enable integration and access to this opportunity
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Two sessions on Wednesdays from 2.20 and 3.30 p.m.
- Time of day
- Session Information
The sessions are accessible to all and bespoke to the age and ability. We invite children and young people from 8 years old upwards to 18
- This is funded by BBC Children in need so free to participants
- Referral Details
please contact us with information prior to attending - provide information on any personal assistance /care required in case it cannot be provided, such as accompanying to the toilet etc. We will provide water to drink.
Any information on health concerns, mobility aids etc will be appreciated. We involve everyone as fully as possible but can do that best the more information we have also regarding learning disability /communication needs.
- Other notes
We have worked with St Vincents school for many years, so do contact them should you require information about the venu, David Swanston