Teaching Course - Module 2F - Corfe Mullen, Dorset

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About this course:

This course shows new and experienced teachers how to support their students and develop the necessary foundation skills for good ringing and then move forward to ringing changes. 

 The practical exercises approach learning in small structured steps and are delivered in a way that is entertaining for the new ringer whilst the theory sessions cover foundation skills, teaching theory, running practices, team building and how to motivate and retain your ringers.

 

 

 

You will learn through a mixture of practical and classroom sessions

  • Foundation skills
  • Call Changes
  • Kaleidoscope ringing
  • Standing behind
  • Plain Hunting

 

Module 2F practical sessions have a greater focus on the foundation skills – how to teach call changes, an exploration of kaleidoscope ringing, and different ways to introduce covering and Plain Hunt.

Theory sessions include the development of coaching skills.

Lunch of hot soup and a roll will be available, along with teas and coffees through the day. A donation to cover the cost of these would be welcome.  Any other local costs will kindly be covered by the DCACBR training fund.

Event Details

Event Start Sat 27-Apr-2024 09:15
Event End Sat 27-Apr-2024 17:00
Registration Closes
(Cut-off)
Fri 12-Apr-2024 12:00
Capacity 12
Registered 11
Available places 1
Event Fee £25 per attendee + local donations for lunch and refreshments.
Event Prerequisites You must be a bell-ringing teacher (or would-be teacher) aged 14 or over.
You must have sufficiently good bell control to be able to inspire confidence in others.
You need to be able to comfortably raise and lower a bell.
You can ring at least Plain Hunt.
We expect that you should easily be able to pass the Learning the Ropes Level 2 handling assessment. For more information, see bellringing.org/about-teaching/bell-handling/#GoodHandlingStyle
Location St Hubert, Corfe Mullen, Dorset

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Team

David Sparling

Tutor

David learned to ring at St Michael's Kirby-le-Soken at the age of 10. He was introduced to handbell ringing during his university studies at Imperial College by the late, great, Roger Bailey and also given the opportunity to ring on 10 and 12 bells as part of the University of London band. After university, 12 bell ringing continued under the guidance of George Pipe at Ipswich. David served as Tower Captain at Kirby-le-Soken from 1985-1997. He is a past Master and a Life-Vice-President of the Essex Association of Change Ringers and has been a regular tutor on the annual Essex Course since its foundation in 1991. In addition, he has run a number of District and Association Training events over the years.  David was appointed as an ART Tutor in April 2019 and is also a member of the ART Management Committee.

Hosted by

Dorset County Association of Church Bell Ringers