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Inside the START Project: "In that moment when they were all dancing...they were simply children, creating and exploring"

Our Fundraising and Sales Assistant Lydia sits in on her first START session.
In November I had the privilege of shadowing our dance development and learning co-ordinator, Isobel, as she delivered a START workshop at an inner city primary school in Derby. A… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/12/lydia-tells-us-more-about-start-project/

Isobel's Journey as a START Dance Teacher

Isobel Davis, Dance Development and Learning Coordinator discusses the last five months of teaching dance to eight different schools as part of the START project.
Working with the Start project has been a wonderful, creative journey that I have been able to take with five different schools and eight different Key Stage 1 & 2 classes. As… http://www.deda.uk.com/about-us/blog/2018/04/isobels-journey-start-dance-teacher/



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