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Melody Bear sits with the box that contains her teaching syllabus         For SADP teacher enquiries tel: 01480 469711           .
Melody Movement Student Assistant Development Programme (SADP) teacher’s set-up package

This set-up package is available to licensed Melody Movement teachers and is an innovative training programme for student class helpers assisting Melody Bear classes. The set-up package includes guidance notes on how to implement the scheme, sample student file, sample awards and student application forms for submission to Melody Bear HQ.
Melody Movement Student Assistant Development Programme

The Melody Movement Student Assistant Development Programme (SADP) is an innovative new training programme and award scheme for your student helpers.  It is designed to guide, support and recognise senior students who help in Melody Movement Early Learning dance classes.  In addition to teaching students the principles of class assisting, it develops students’ generic skills such as leadership, organisation, planning and communications.  There are three stages within the SADP with students’ skills progressing through each stage.  The recommended minimum ages are listed below.  There is no upper age limit.

Stage 1:  Bronze Award - school year 8
Stage 2:  Silver Award - school year 9
Stage 3:  Gold Award - school year 10

Each stage includes three units; tutorials, practical sessions and tasks. Students complete each stage before progressing to the next. Completing all stages of the SADP is recognised when students progress to the MMEL Associate Teaching award.

Visit our ‘classes’ page to find your nearest class.
Student helper in a Melody Movement Ballet class
‘Teachers of
the future’
Photo of Melody Bear writing with a crayon 'Teachers of the Future' Student Assistant Development Programme logo in the Melody Movement programme
“I’ve always loved helping out in classes but the SADP has given me things to work towards and opportunities to improve different skills.  My confidence has massively increased and my leadership skills have definitely got better. I really enjoy doing the tasks that I’m set and I felt a great sense of achievement once I’d completed them all. The 3 year old who presented me with my medal was nearly as proud as I was!”

Holly, age 14, Cambridgeshire
Full details are available in the MMEL Teacher Resource Catalogue.