Dance Africa school workshop for KS1/2 - One Day Creative
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KS1 / KS2

Dance Africa

England, Scotland, Wales

Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready to explore the African continent through movement! Many countries in Africa have distinct dance styles, often related to their unique customs. Together with your One Day facilitator, your pupils will learn traditional dance moves from Ghana. Plus, their roots in ancient Benin folklore. Filled with storytelling and movement, this dance workshop for KS1 and KS2 brings pupils to their feet, highlighting the significance of dance within various African cultures.

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"Here are some reflections the children have made after the Dance Africa Workshop:
- It was an amazing experience, I felt happy to do it!
- African dance its amazing how hip hop and other music originated from Africa.
- We learnt a lot while doing the dance, there's always a story behind the harvest and it is very important.
- Harvest dance moves come from the process of harvest dance is part of their culture
- I was bursting with energy and the African dance made me think about music more.
- I would love to do it again and again and again.
We had an amazing Day! Thanks for coming to visit us!"

Head Teacher

Primary School in Somerset

How One Day Drama works:

One Day Warm Up

Hello and creative warm up

One Day in action

We offer a workshop style day with improvisations, role-plays and in-class show backs! Please enquire if you wish to have show backs to a bigger audience.

What the children learn...

  • Explore the historical and cultural origins of different dances
  • Understand the importance of dance and music across African cultures
  • Perform and participate in dances using a range of movement patterns

How this One Day Workshop works:


This workshop can be delivered as one-hour or two-hour workshops across a full day, depending on your class numbers and preference.

Suitable for

KS1 / KS2 / P1 - 3 / P4 - 7


Pricing for this workshop ranges from £395-£450 + VAT for the full day depending on the number of classes. Please get in touch for a tailored quote.

What we need from you

A large, clear space (such as a school hall) is ideal so participating children can move around comfortably. The more information you can provide about the needs of your class the better.

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