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Dance Glossary…ABC

At JumpStart, we believe in using the correct terminology when working with both children and teachers.  But you may be wondering what it all means!  Over the forthcoming weeks we'll be creating an A-Z dance glossary which you can refer…

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Bring Back Boredom!

In our quest to become more creative, you may suppose that by filling our time with experiences, information and stimulation we would fuel our imaginations.  Turns out that's not quite the case... Let's begin with examining boredom.  Can you remember…

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And can creativity be learned?

You may have already read last week's blog 'So what exactly is creativity?' and this week we're continuing with the theme, with a focus on HOW to be creative. Children have a natural ability to create and it is a…

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So what exactly is creativity?

If you have been following our blog, or have worked with JumpStart, you'll already know we're big fans of creativity.  In fact, it is at the heart of what we do in our creative dance practice: our unique blend of…

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Childhood Obesity Plan, pt. 2

Following on from the launch of the government’s Childhood Obesity Plan (part 2) we’ve digested the information into a bite-sized summary of key findings and recommendations, with a specific focus on Schools and physical activity. The role of schools Part…

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How we can help with your STUNNING START

Launch a STUNNING START at your school with a Jumpstart dance experience. We have a wide range of workshop themes including Rio de Vida: host a samba party and bring the carnival to your school The Romans: become gladiators for…

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Dance INSET with JumpStart

Bringing Dance into your classroom can be a difficult task for any teacher, especially if you don’t know where to start and don’t have a dance background. Or maybe you are someone with dance experience that just needs modernising. At…

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