Training Spaces November 2016 in Kent

GREAT NEWS! SPACES AVAILABLE IN KENT. Afternoon training session on 7th November! Introduction to Write Dance for Foundation Stage and Early Years is on Monday November 7th starting at 1.45 until 4.45 pm. Book early to avoid disappointment. Venue Address: Ospringe CE Primary School, Water Lane, Ospringe, Faversham, Kent. ME13 8TX Please contact Einir Roberts for bookings and information email: finance@ospringe.org or phone: 01795 532004 Best wishes Nicole and Diana Read more »

Autumn News

We trust you had a great summer break and are all set for the autumn term. New to Write Dance and keen to get started?  We know from the very positive feedback we receive that the training really does help participants understand the principles of Write Dance and gives confidence when using the books. If you cannot get to, or host, a training, you can still get started rather than wait. You can purchase the books (click on the link ) http://writedancetraining.com/resources/ read through the themes and movement instructions, listen to the music/songs and choose one to try out with your … Continue reading Read more »

Training Spaces in Kent

GREAT NEWS! SPACES AVAILABLE IN KENT Afternoon training session on 9th February! Introduction to Write Dance and Write Dance in the Early Years is on Tuesday February 9th starting at 1.30 until 4.30. Afternoon refreshments and hand-outs for all delegates. Contact Donna Barker at donnaathome57@hotmail.com BOOK EARLY to avoid disappointment. Closing date 2nd February. Venue: Sittingbourne Golf Centre Limited, Church Road, Tonge, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 9AR. Access by car, the venue is very difficult to reach via public transport. Read more »

Training in London

Happy New Year,  if you are looking for London training we have just heard of spaces at a school next week. London Twilight 18th January 2016  Introduction to Write Dance A few training spaces available at this twilight training 4 to 6pm. The training will be held at Lancasterian Primary School in Tottenham London N17. the school will be charging £30 per person. Please contact Julia Ryan at the email address below for more information jryan15.309@lgflmail.org Read more »

Training Spaces

We have just heard that there are some spaces available at one of our twilight trainings in November. this will be at the Ryde School in Hatfield Hertfordshire.  Details below. November 18th 2015  Introduction to Write Dance (Twilight) Hatfield Hertfordshire ( spaces available) For more details contact Sarah at the Ryde School  using  the email or telephone number BurnsS@ryde.herts.sch.uk      Telephone  01707   267333 Read more »

Training Spaces this term

Another busy term with lots of training booked. There are some spaces on training events coming up in May and June hosted by schools. Please see below. Tuesday 19th May -Essex Introduction to Write Dance Brightlingsea Infant School Spaces available on the afternoon training session 1 – 3.45 pm For details  email Hayley Pearce       HPearce@colne.essex.sch.uk  Wednesday 3rd June – Bedfordshire Introduction to Write Dance  1 – 4pm  Stratton Upper School, Biggleswade For details email      Helen Richards   sthrichards@stratton.beds.sch.uk Read more »

Exciting News

Diana and I looking forward to visiting the author of  Write Dance Ragnhild Oussoren in the Netherlands in May. It is  while since we have been able to meet though we are in regular contact to keep updated with news. We plan to work with her to discuss trainings and future events. We would love to share your success stories with her and of course ask any questions you may have so do email them to us. Read more »

Training spaces in Yorkshire before Christmas

For those off you looking for training in the Yorkshire region there are spaces at 2 events before Christmas. Go to our events page for details. A big thank you to all the enthusiastic practitioners at the training events so far  this  half term in Leeds, Loughborough and Worcester we have had great fun. Look out for pictures on our facebook page soon. Read more »

Can you teach pencil grip?

This is a question that is frequently asked during workshops and training events. In the Write Dance approach this thorny issue of how to teach the tripod grip for comfortable and efficient handwriting is not as tricky as you might imagine. Firstly, observe closely and note down the type of grip the child is using. The most common is the hammer grip (whole fist/hand). This grip is overly tense and restricts a child’s dexterity, flexibility, fluency and speed as they try to form and join letters. To make a change, remove the long, thin writing implements and replace these with … Continue reading Read more »

Last few places for Manchester region Training

We are really looking forward to our day training at the Madeleine Lindley Training centre in Oldham on Thursday. It promises to be a great day with lots of practical movement and mark making. We already have 21 booked though have had a couple of cancellations and so we are able to take more bookings if youa re quick!! Read more »