Skipping Workshops

Skipping Workshops promotes skipping as a fun, healthy and creative way for children to get exercise.

We can tailor your Skipping Workshops visit to suit your individual school’s needs, but here is a brief outline of the different services we provide.

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Option 1: Free Skipping Demonstration

Free skipping demonstration from one of our qualified coaches. This involves our coach working for about 90 minutes with a small selected group of older children, and then presenting a demonstration to the whole school.

This option is free to the school, and our costs are met by the sale of ropes to parents, children and staff.

Option 2: Improving Playground Behaviour

This course is ideal for all staff involved in playground supervision and covers how to teach children different partner and team skipping games, including long rope games and double dutch.

This course lasts for 60 minutes, and costs £15 per member of staff, or £75 for as many as you like.

Option 3: PE Inset for Teachers

This course is ideal for all staff involved in teaching PE and covers how skipping activities can be included in PE lessons. This includes individual skipping skills, including the very popular skip, the Crossover.

This course lasts for 60 minutes, and costs £15 per member of staff, or £75 for as many as you like.

Option 4: After School Skipping Workshop

The After School Skipping Workshop provides children aged 5 to 11 with an hour of fun and healthy activity. It teaches children the basics of skipping, including individual footsteps and popular skips and tricks.

This workshop is available for up to 50 children (depending on the size of your school hall) and costs £3.50 per child.

Option 5: All Day Skip

The All-Day Skip is a day of back-to-back skipping lessons, providing an opportunity to learn how to skip for as many children as possible. The day finishes with a celebration of skipping in front of the whole school with the best skippers of the day.

Costs for the All-Day Skip start at £195 and vary according to the size of the school. Multiple days can be booked for a discounted price.