Module 1 for LUSCR Members - Leeds, Yorkshire

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About this course:

Suitable for those who already teach bell handling and want to update their skills AND for those who have never taught anyone to handle a bell, Module 1 provides you with the skills and techniques necessary to take a ringer from their first lesson to having competent bell control.

You will learn through a mixture of practical and classroom sessions:

  • How to teach a skill
  • How to break down bell handling into easy stages that the new ringer can master
  • About different learning types and how to adapt your teaching for them
  • The benefits of intensive teaching

The practical sessions will give you plenty of time to practise your new skills in a safe environment. Working in pairs you will also have opportunity to hone your observation skills and get feedback on your feedback.

This course is open to LUSCR Members only.

Event Details

Event Start Sat 26-Nov-2022 09:45
Event End Sat 26-Nov-2022 17:00
Capacity 8
Available places 2
Registration Closes
Fri 11-Nov-2022 18:00
Event Fee £0
Event Funding Source This course normally costs £25 per attendee. Free places on this course are being funded by ART from its Young Ringer Development Fund. The Yorkshire Association of Change Ringers are also sponsoring the hire of the venue.
Event Prerequisites You must have sufficiently good bell control to be able to inspire confidence in others and an ability to comfortably raise and lower a bell.
Event Access You must be a member of the Leeds University Socirty of Change Ringers and have been given the course PIN by the course organiser, .
Location St Matthias, Burley, Leeds, Yorkshire

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Christine Richardson


Christine learned to ring in 1981 at Christ Church, North Shields and it’s safe to say she was smitten from the first lesson. “How hard can it be?”, quickly became a challenge to get it right. A house move to Sunderland soon meant that she was ringing at 5 practice nights per week, with weddings on Saturdays and service ringing on Sundays. A wide variety of methods (and bells) as well as a keen nucleus of local ringers who took her under their wing, gave her a good grounding in basic methods as well as the chance to progress to more complex methods when appropriate.

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