Teaching & Learning Documents
Teaching & Learning Help Documents

There is overlap and duplication in some of these documents. Some will find one approach more helpful, some will prefer the alternative. (In preparing these documents for the website, care has been taken to ensure there aren't any inaccuracies, but this cannot be guaranteed).
If you have any additional material which you would like to be considered for this page, please send it to the Association Education Officer.

Reports of Ely DA training events are here.

The following documents are available as pages on this website. Links to view or download each document as a Word file (Microsoft Word®) or as a pdf file (Portable Document Format) are provided on the individual web pages. An Acrobat reader (for pdf documents) is available free from here.

Rounds and Call Changes Two pages of explanation prepared by Ian Barton (Duxford). Page one gives the basics of how to ring changes called up; page two gives some further things to look for, and introduces down calls.
Call Changes on Six Worksheet A worksheet to practice call changes on six bells with the answers by Andrew Stevens, (Swavesey).
Call Changes on Eight Worksheet A worksheet to practice call changes on eight bells with the answers by Andrew Stevens, (Swavesey).
Plain Hunt Minor A page prepared by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham) with plain hunt minor written out and annotated with hints and necessary jargon.
Plain Bob Doubles One page prepared by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham) with plain bob doubles written out and annotated.
Plain Bob Minor One page prepared by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham), with plain bob minor written out and annotated.
Bobs and Singles in Plain Bob Minor One page prepared by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham), which explains what to do at bobs and singles in plain bob minor, but is applicable to doubles or higher numbers as well.
Bobs & Singles worksheets for Plain Bob Doubles and Minor Two pages (one for minor, one for doubles) prepared by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham). These have 15 and 17 places respectively to fill in the work for each bell at the bob and single, and at the subsequent lead end, with one completed example to check against. After filling in all the spaces, anyone will know the work by heart !
You too can call a quarter of Grandsire Doubles You too can call a quarter of Grandsire Doubles (Honest !). These two pages tell the story of a tower captain, (Richard Pargeter, (Balsham), who finally decided he just had to have a go at calling a quarter, and tries to pass on the lessons learned.
Stedman Doubles One page prepared by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham) with Stedman doubles written out and annotated.
Treble Bob One page prepared by Ian Barton (Duxford) which describes treble bob hunting.
Kent Treble Bob Minor Two pages prepared by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham). The first is an anotated blue line, and the second a set of bullet points to help learn and navigate in the method.
Cambridge Surprise Minor Two pages prepared by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham). The first is an anotated blue line, and the second a set of bullet points to help learn and navigate in the method.
Double Norwich Court Bob Major Double Norwich Court Bob Major is often known as "The Queen of the plain major methods". An explanation of the method by David Salter.
Clapper Tie A page on the how to silence a bell by Richard Pargeter, (Balsham).
Ringing Up & Down in Peal A discussion paper on ringing up and down in peal by Tim Griffiths, (St. Neots). 
Glasgow Surprise Major Notes from a training day held on 20th October 2012 by Paul Seaman (Cambridge).
Handbell Day Files to help prepare for a Handbell Day, initially provided for the Handbell Day on 13/12/2014 by Marj and Alan Winter.
Schools Resources Files used to prepare for a visit of Primary school children to Swaffham Bulbeck tower, supplied by Lesley Boyle in March 2016.