• Intergrating Circus Skills with the Curriculum

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  • Facilitates personal development

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  • Recent research has proven the benefits of circus skills in Educational Programmes. It has been successfully used as an educational tool, and has been used therapeutically with children at risk.

    Circus skills can enable pupils to discover within themselves the skills which can provide all kinds of creative solutions. Skills such as concentration, retention, conceptual understanding and self-awareness, which can be transferred to a social setting and applied to more conventional learning situations in the core subjects.

    Over the last nineteen years, we have taken our 'Circus Skills Workshops' to schools, leisure centres, youth groups, play schemes, colleges, carnivals, fetes, and special promotions around the country. The workshop consists of a circus instructor and circus equipment.

    What are the benefits of children learning outside of the classroom:

    • Cross curricular education
    • Instills enthusiasm to continue learning
    • Reinforces positive learning
    • Creative thinking
    • Unlimited possibilities & opportunities
    • Self Confidence
    • Social & Personal Development
    • Kinaesthetic Learning
    • Inclusive physical education
    • Learning to learn
    • Language skills
    • Self-esteem and self-awareness

    Pupils recall the 'Circus Week' with great pleasure. They learnt different skills, which boosted their confidence and self-esteem. The curriculum is extremely well enriched through the very wide range of clubs, visits, visitors and events, which further widen children's horizons and contribute to their personal and social development.

    Stamshaw Infant School
    Mrs J Cooper
    Headteacher

    Circus Themed Week Show

    Click here to see the circus performance.

    Click here to see the circus show photos.



    Blue Peter Appearance

    We had the pleasure of teaching Andy Akinwolere, from Blue Peter, how to ride a unicycle. We had such a fun time and he was a good pupil!

    It was broadcast on 15/01/2008, but if you missed it then you can see it again here.

     

     
     
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    Brownies (2nd Shavington)
    Visited on: 10th October 2017
    Crewe
    07896 283120
     
    Circus Performer Badge
    Brilliant evening had by all! Managed to entertain my Brownies and my young leaders! - Madeleine Shackleton

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    Girl Guides (Westminster)
    Visited on: 14th October 2017
    Westminster
    07743 660603
     
    Circus Performer Badge
    A thoroughly enjoying learning experience for both the girls and the leaders - Ann Penman

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    Birthday Party for Sophie
    Visited on: 14th October 2017
    Uffington
    07814 722492
     
    8th Birthday Party
    Jebb was amazing for Sophies 8th Birthday Party. He managed to keep the interest of 22 children for 2 hrs ! He moved on to the next activity at the right time for the childrens attention span, he was funny, entertaining, flexible and the children learnt new circus skills. He bought a big variety of circus bit and bobs with him for the children to explore. He finished with fire juggling which both children and parents were impressed by. It was a perfect party, parents are already asking for contact details. I would highly recommend this group !! - Julie Bendall

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    Brownies (1st Flaxton)
    Visited on: 11th October 2017
    Flaxton
    07761 583600
     
    Circus Performer Badge
    Thank you for a great session. - Helen Smith

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    Brownies (2nd Tenbury)
    Visited on: 08th October 2017
    Tenbury Wells
    07734 347125
     
    Circus Performer Badge
    Excellent Circus Skills workshop. Girls were focused and enjoyed the experience of trying new skills. Nothing was too much trouble every girl came away with a sense of achievement. We have used Shooting Stars before and will definitely be using them again. - Meryl Handley

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    Brownies & Guides (2nd Lexden)
    Visited on: 04th October 2017
    Lexden, Colchester
    07762 334782
     
    Circus Performer Badge
    Paul was brilliant with the girls and all instructions were clear. Both the Brownies and Guides had a fantastic evening and some talked non-stop to family for days afterwards. Thank you to Paul for travelling a fair distance to carry out this workshop, it was worth every penny....and the girls earned their Circus Performer/Circus Skills badges always good to get badges in Guiding!!. I would highly recommend Shooting Stars to any group wanting to do something fun, exciting and different. - Maria Buckingham

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    Girl Guides (1st Ashover)
    Visited on: 18th October 2017
    Ashover, Chesterfield
    07969 069077
     
    Circus Performer Badge
    Absolutely fab session - the girls loved it - Rachel Perry

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    Rainbows & Brownies (6th Newport East)
    Visited on: 17th October 2017
    Lliswerry
    07591 659714
     
    Circus Performer Badge
    An amazing night, loads of fun and the girls all practised lots of skills. We would definitely book again for Rainbows and Brownies. Paul was fabulous, the equipment he brought with him was all fantastic and he kept the girls and leaders busy and entertained all night. - Abbie Vincent

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    Brownies (72nd Doncaster)
    Visited on: 17th October 2017
    Warmsworth
    07745 379376
     
    Circus Performer Badge
    Great evening - the girls were very engaged and loved tryng the circus skills. Winston had a very good way with the girls and quickly formed a rapport whilst maintaining good order - Annette Odell 72 doncaster brownies

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