Ollie and Annie Discover is an Online platform with a mix of interactive videos and activities which teaches children in Key Stage 1 & 2 about the importance of culture and identity.
The 2 animated characters ‘Ollie’ & ‘Annie’ will take pupils on a journey discovering aspects of culture throughout Northern Ireland such as highland dancing, bagpipes, marching bands and so much more. The platform also contains teaching plans and worksheets and the platform is available online and to schools throughout Northern Ireland.
The characters and videos were created by 3 tutors involved in Bready & District Ulster Scots Development Association and Londonderry Bands Forum Educational Outreach Programmes.
Highland Dance Tutor
Georgina Kee-McCarter BA (Hons) is a highly acclaimed Highland Dance Teacher with Sollus Highland Dancers and she teaches over 700 dancers weekly.
Darren Milligan BMus (Hons) has over 20 years of playing the bagpipe at a high level and has performed right across the world, including New York, Moscow & New Delhi .
Andrew is highly regraded as a flute tutor in the marching bands scene. Andrew has had a successful performance career with the highly acclaimed William King Memorial Flute Band