Curriculum topics available: Personal development and resilience, Team building.Circus as an art form requires creativity, resilience and teamwork. All of these skills are observed and discussed in our tours. Resilience is often a buzzword when schools come to visit!
Curriculum topics available: Healthy Living, Teamwork and resilience.Professional circus artists are great examples of individuals who take healthy living seriously. Looking after their bodies, training well, eating well and staying safe are all key components of a student life here at NCCA!
Curriculum topics available: Story telling, Creative writing.Books and stories telling of circus adventures often feature on the English curriculum. Why not use this visit to offer students a peek at, and taster of, the skills they read about in those narratives.
We can accommodate groups of up to 30.
Our Duty Management team are primary and deputy first aiders, and are always onsite during opening hours.
Yes - our space is completely accessible with various ramps, lifts and toilets for all those who may need it. We also offer social stories and/or familiarisation documents to those who may need preparation before the visit.
We have worked with many SEN school and inclusive charities, working alongside disabled young people and adults with varying needs. Our desire for accessible art forms has enabled us to offer inclusive circus workshops for participants of all abilities.
The National Centre for Circus Arts is the leading provider of circus education in the UK and Europe, we involve thousands of people in the creation and performance of circus arts every year! Our diverse range of programmes includes a 3 year BA Hons Degree in Circus Arts, a progressive training programme for under 18s and a public programme open to youth aged 3 through to adults. We also aim to make circus as accessible as possible through activities such as outreach workshops in schools and for other charities and community groups.
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