Pre-school Classes

  • Melody Bear Movement Classes

    Little Bear Feet with Melody Bear classes are the perfect introduction to dance and movement for little girls and boys from walking upwards. The joys of dancing and singing are shared by teacher, parent and toddler as together they join Melody Bear in her journey to Nursery Rhyme Land. How will she get there? Will it be by aeroplane, car or flying carpet? Who will she meet? Will it be Humpty Dumpty or Mary Mary Quite Contrary? Delightful interpretations of traditional, familiar nursery rhymes together with new music and songs inspire children’s natural zest for dance, movement and self expression. The use of props, mime, songs and rhymes enrich and charm the budding dancers as they take their first steps into the magical world of Melody Bear.

  • Lucy Griffiths Dance and Theatre Academy pre-school ballet

  • Lucy Griffiths Dance and Theatre Academy preschool 1

  • Little Bear Feet

    Little Bear Feet classes are the first step in the Melody Movement dance program. In addition to movement skills, children are introduced to other fundamental curriculum learning skills such as counting, colour and shape recognition, vocabulary and language skills. The strength of the system is that learning is achieved through imaginative movement which is enjoyable and fun. Melody Movement provides every child with the opportunity to discover and fulfil their own potential whilst nurturing creative development. This class is specially developed as a ‘accompanied by parent/carer’ class. The non-competitive award schemes motivate, delight and inspire the young dancers as they advance from Little Bear Feet classes to the Junior Ballet levels.

  • Melody Bear

    Melody Movement introduces children to dance and movement using the natural actions of the body such as running, walking, jumping, hopping, skipping and galloping. It is structured to aid children’s physical development, coordination, spatial awareness, sensory development,  creativity and self-expression, working individually, with a partner, or as a group. Melody Movement also introduces children to other fundamental curriculum learning skills such as counting, colour and shape recognition, vocabulary and language skills.  The strength of the system is that learning is achieved through imaginative movement which is enjoyable and fun.

    We are delighted to announce our new Beginners Street Dance & Theatre classes at Farringtons & St Marys Church Centre for our pre-school & reception year pupils. Please see Theatre performance Company and Street Dance classes for a description of these classes.

    Generous sibling rates are available, please ask for more details.

    “My daughter started melody bear ballet when she was 2.5yrs old and soon after joined tip tap toe, pre- school movers as she loved it so much. She’s gained so much confidence, helped making learning right from left and numbers so much more fun. With walking from 10mths she was very turned in and tripped over a lot but dancing has hugely improved this and she’s much more in control of her own body. She’s made so many new friends including Melody Bear and loves all her teachers. I was very proud seeing her progression in her last graduation class but she’s very excited about moving up as she’s now an even bigger girl.”  Emma Nagashima

Contact
Lucy Griffiths
T: 01689 827669
E: lucy@lucygriffiths.co.uk

89 Stapleton Road
Orpington
Kent
BR6 9TQ