The Nutcracker - Introduction to story-telling and ballet - KS1 & KS2

The Royal Opera House’s Create and Dance programme A creative learning programme for KS1, KS2 and KS3 teachers. Designed to develop children’s understanding of dance and the wider curriculum; unlocking their imagination and creativity. Teachers do not need previous dance knowledge to take part.

Doe Lea Centre, S44 5PD

The Nutcracker - Introduction to story-telling and ballet - KS1 & KS2

We offer:

  • Practical training
  • Free to access schemes of work, including introductory films to reinforce the activities encountered in the lessons
  • Access to the ROH: Classroom - a platform to share full-length ballet recordings with your students

Developed to:

  • Increase teacher confidence (up to 73%) by providing the tools to inspire learning through creative dance
  • Develop a student's creativity, resilience, communication skills and many more transferable skills
  • Have relevance to cross-curricular work, particularly literacy
  • Support the improvement of PE provision, covering four of the five key indicators of the schools sports premium

Please note bookings can only be made via the website if you are able to pay online via PayPal or using a debit or credit card. Please direct any queries to Pat Wynne via


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for schools not affiliated to a Derbyshire SSP.