Circus Sensible
Big Top Days & Circus Skills Days for Schools

Circus Days for Schools

Circus Sensible are the UK's leading providers of Circus Skills Workshops & Big Top days for Schools & Events. For School days & weekends, with or without our Beautiful 'baby' Big Tops. Circus Skills for Schools are an Engaging, Educational and Fun experience for the whole school, and make a great alternative to school trips. For school fundraisers click here!

Big Tops Days in Schools

Days with our Beautiful ‘baby’ Big Tops include Comedy Circus Shows for the whole school in the Big Top plus Circus Skills workshops all day, in the Circus tent and in the school hall. Big Top Days can be during the school weekday or as part of a School Fair or PTA Fundraising event. From £1495+VAT. For weekdays, we start with a 60 minute Show in the 'baby' Big Top for the whole school, followed by circus skills workshops in the Big Top AND in the School hall for up to 35 students at a time. To end the day we can all get together in the Circus Tent again so that the children can show off their new skills. For weekend school fairs, transition days and PTA fundraising events, we perform up to 3 Comedy Circus Shows in the Big Top whilst an ongoing drop in Circus Workshop is running outside. PTA fundraisers click here. All we need for a Big Top day is a piece of well drained grass with no underground pipes or cables and with direct access for our van. We arrive about 2 hours before the start of the day to set up. We have three sizes of tent, 9m, 11m and 15m diameters. Our largest will hold up to 300.

Circus Workshops in Schools

A Day of Circus Skills Workshops in the School hall starts with a 30 minute Show/Demonstration for everyone, followed by workshops for up to 35 at a time. Circus Workshops in Schools are suitable for Nursery upwards. Circus Skills workshops are also suitable for activity days and arts weeks, plus School Fairs, after school clubs and fundraising events, as well as festivals, Fun days, Corporate events etc. From £295+travel+VAT.

Circus Skills for Schools

A Day of Circus Skills Workshops in the School hall starts with a 30 minute Show/Demonstration for everyone, followed by workshops for up to 35 at a time. Circus Workshops in Schools are suitable for Nursery upwards. Circus Skills workshops are also suitable for activity days and arts weeks, plus School Fairs, after school clubs and fundraising events, as well as festivals, Fun days, Corporate events etc. From £295+travel+VAT.
What does a Circus Skills workshop in school include?

A Circus Skills day in school starts with Demonstration of the skills for the whole school. That's followed by the hands on sessions class by class through the day. Circus Skills included are:

- Juggling with balls, scarves and clubs
- Chinese diabolo (spinny thing on a string!)
- Devilstick or flower stick.
- Poi and Chinese ribbon
- Beginners stilts and bucket stilts
- Lolo balls
- Hula hoop
- Plate spinning
- Feather balancing
- Cigar boxes, fun wheels, unicycle and tightrope.

To end the day we can all get together in the school hall again so that some of the children can show off their new skills.

Learn how to spin a plate and more by clicking here!
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The Science of Circus

Circus Sensible have a huge team of highly experienced Circus Performers who understand how important it is to engage with the children and adults we work with. We have been teaching circus skills in schools for over 25 years, working all over the UK and Internationally, with schools, community groups, charities, corporate events and at festivals. During that time we have been lucky enough to develop close working relationships with some of the very best in the industry. As a result we have a highly experienced team, who bring a wealth of cultural, performance and social experience to every aspect of engaging with young people. Hopefully we don't just teach, we inspire! We can teach not just Circus skills workshops in schools, but we also run Percussion workshops, Dance workshops, Arts and Caricature workshops and lots more Schools workshops in a variety of skills. Our Reviews speak for themselves. If you need Circus Skills workshops, come to the UK's leading providers.
Circus workshops in a Secondary School with our Circus tent

Benefits of Circus Skills

Circus Skills encourage creative thinking
Circus Skills reinforce positive learning
Circus Skills enhance kinaesthetic skills
Circus Skills instil enthusiasm in the learning process
Circus Skills boost self confidence
Circus Skills aid social & personal development
Circus skills promote cross curricular education
Circus Skills aid the formation of grey matter in the brain
Circus Skills are a fun gateway into physical education
Learning Circus Skills develops language skills
Circus Skills increases self esteem &self awareness
Circus Skills are fun, for children AND adults!
What does a Circus Skills workshop day in school include?

The day starts with a demonstration of the skills to get the day started with a bang! That's followed by the hands on sessions, class by class, including:

- Juggling with balls, scarves and clubs
- Chinese diabolo (spinny thing on a string!)
- Devilstick or flower stick.
- Poi and Chinese ribbon
- Beginners stilts and bucket stilts
- Lolo balls
- Hula hoop
- Plate spinning
- Feather balancing
- Cigar boxes, fun wheels, unicycle and tightrope.

To end the day we can all get together in the school hall again so that some of the children can show off their new skills.

Learn how to spin a plate by clicking here!

Previous clients include Apple, Amazon, JD Sports, Sophie Conran, Gayles Honey, Oxford University, CBBC, Hampton Court Palace, Festival Republic, Wales Institute for Sport, McDonalds, Glastonbury Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, Manchester City FC, Manchester Airport, Durham University, Aberdeen University, UCLAN, Mister Bloom, BBC Good Food Festival, Barclays Bank, Lancaster University, London Met University plus HUNDREDS of Primary and Secondary Schools, Festivals, Girl Guide and Scout events, PTA & Charity Fundraisers and Parties all over the UK.