Back To School Guide – Term 1 2018


School is back and that means it’s time to find new classes and activities!

We have joined up with some amazing local businesses to bring you this guide of classes and activities that run throughout the new school term, Term 1 2018. We have everything including acting, performing, dancing, self defence, tutoring and swimming, and we are covering activities for babies, girls, boys and even for the Mums – there is something for everyone!

There are some special discounts available.. and make sure you mention Northern Beaches Mums. 

Also, for more ideas on classes and activities check out our directory.


Ladybug Music

Ladybug Music offers parent-and-me classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, with funky and eclectic family music in a warm environment that encourages participation and silliness. Their high quality music curriculum uses a diverse range of rich, complex music, combined with simple melodies and great rhythms, and introduces your child to pitch, tempo, melody and rhythm through singing, instruments, dance and more. Each term comes with a CD (both digital and hardcopy) with wonderful songs the whole family will enjoy, while your child learns music fundamentals that will last a lifetime.

At Ladybug they sing it, boogie down & have fun!

Phone: 0432 922 727
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ladybugmusicsydney.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ladybugmusicsydney


Maths Words Not Squiggles

They are qualified teachers located in Brookvale ready to tutor your child in both Maths and English. They teach primary and high school students from Kindergarten to year 12 specialising in areas such as NAPLAN, Selective School and HSC preparation. MWNS caters for all levels and abilities, teaching in a fun and engaging learning environment for both individual and micro groups. All sessions are one hour and individually tailored to help students achieve their personal best!

Need some help for 2018? MWNS is here to support your child. Call them for a free assessment.

Phone: 1300 4 TUTOR
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mwns.com.au
Location: Level 1, 698 Pittwater Rd, Brookvale NSW 2100


Point Break Drama

Point Break Drama is the premier acting studio on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Their diverse acting program is designed specifically for teenagers & children, giving participants the opportunity to explore the different aspects of Acting & Improvisation in a fun & spontaneous environment. Teens & kids will learn acting & presentation skills.

All classes are taught by professional actors with industry knowledge & experience. Students wanting more, can enjoy a variety of stage & screen classes set at an advanced level. Taught by industry professionals.

Start your acting training today and begin the pathway to success!

Phone: 0412 676 367
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.pointbreakdrama.com.au


Bricks 4 Kidz

Join BRICKS 4 KIDS After School Programs with LEGO + Robotics!

Looking for a creative program for your child that is both fun and educational? BRICKS 4 KIDZ after school programs build on the universal popularity of LEGO Bricks to deliver a high quality of educational play. Weekly classes are a fun, enriching experience for your child exploring science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) concepts through the fun of LEGO. Great for girls and boys with challenging projects to suit all ages and levels (K-2, 3-6).

Come and join in all the fun!

Phone: 0422 487 940
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bricks4kidz.com.au/sydney-northern-beaches
Facebook: www.facebook.com/B4KNorthernBeaches
Locations: Balgowlah, Avalon and Mona Vale


Hands-on Heads

Run by an experienced Primary School teacher, HOH is like no other kids class you have been to. They combine creativity and playfulness with developmental learning and progression so that you leave every session with a brain-bag full of fun, simple activities you can do at home to support your child’s development.

They offer 1 hour activity sessions for children aged 1-5 years.

Sessions include music, movement, rhyme and role play, as well as their UNIQUE free-explore stations where your child can move between a range of fun learning stations that support fine motor, gross motor, self-help skills and more.

The sessions start from just $14.

Email: [email protected]
Website: www.handsonheads.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HandsonheadsLearning


Applause Musical Theatre Academy

For babies and toddlers, Applause4Tots are MUSIC and MOVEMENT classes with a musical theatre twist! For budding school-aged performers, including children with Special Needs, the academy’s MUSICAL THEATRE classes, develop student’s singing, dancing and acting skills whilst learning songs and scenes from popular musicals. Vital drama skills are also taught through educational, fun drama exercises. There are SOLO opportunities for EVERYONE with 3 performances a year! In 2018, a new Masterclass for students in Years 11 and 12 will be launched to take the “drama” out of getting through the HSC.

Doesn’t your child/teen deserve some Applause?

Phone: 0405 495 099
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.applausemta.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ApplauseMusicalTheatreAcademy


First Class Accounts

Kay admits she is not a Mum – well she does have the 4-legged variety. However, she can still appreciate what its like to juggle priorities. Automation is the key! Have you got cloud based accounting software such as Xero or Quickbooks in your business? What about Receipt Bank to reduce manual data entry?

Bookkeeping is at the centre of what Kay does but it is a small part of what Kay can do to help your business.

Phone: 0438 529 439
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.firstclassaccounts.com/mona-vale
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fcamonavale
Location: Mona Vale (Narrabeen to Palm Beach)



Splashed! Swim School

Established in 2010, Splashed! continues to provide quality Learn to Swim lessons for babies and young children from Dee Why to Palm Beach. Their qualified teachers are talented, passionate & reliable. They embrace their child-friendly philosophy, running lessons that are challenging and fun!

They build solid foundations for young swimmers to develop a life-long relationship with water, learning to LOVE & RESPECT it. Small classes & a year round heated indoor pool provide the best environment for your child’s success!

Phone: 9999 6715
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.splashedswimschool.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/splashedswimschool


My Munchbox


As the holiday haze gives way to the rush back to school, My Munchbox offers your best solution to get a head start on school lunches this year, with 10% off the amazing range of leak-proof lunchboxes and accessories until 26th January 2018.

With a beautiful range of vibrant colours available, My Munchbox offers three trays – each featuring a unique silicone seal system to ensure food stays fresh and separate, contained within each compartment.

ORDER NOW at www.mymunchbox.com.au and save 10% on your total purchase across all lunchboxes and bento accessories.

Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mymunchbox.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MyMunchbox
Instagram: www.instagram.com/mymunchbox


C.A.P.A. Academy

The performing arts are their passion, and performing arts education has been their core endeavour for two decades.
C.A.P.A. Academy offers weekly classes from ages 3 years to Adult.
C.A.P.A. Creative (Preschool program): Dance, Drama, Music class.
DANCE: R.A.D Ballet, Jazz, Tap Attack Oz Tap, Musical Theatre, Acrobatics, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Performances teams
DRAMA: Skill building, Script work, Improvisation, Acting for screen, Monologues, etc.
VOCAL: Skill building, Group classes and one on one classes: Pop, Ballad, Musical theatre and Film.

Developing talent is second nature to them, with former students and current tutors working in every field of the performing arts profession.

Registrations Open!

Phone: 0402 726 676
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.capa-academy.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/capa-academyau
Instagram: www.instagram.com/capaacademy


Krav Maga

“Amazing Kids Krav Maga Classes Not Only Teach Kids Self-Defence… But Gives Them The Tools They Need For Success In Life…”

From focusing, to goal setting, to self-discipline, to self-respect – kids emerge from this program changed for the better. And their parents couldn’t be happier.

2018 Back To School Sale! 4 Classes + FREE Uniform Only $47 (Uniform Valued at $70)!

Phone: 9974 3797
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.kravmaganorthernbeaches.com.au/back-2-school-2018


School Remembered

It’s an exciting time of year for the kids, but it’s also sad to see them go – head first out into the world of BIG school!

The School Remembered book that is the perfect starting block for their school journey and you will love it.

School Remembered is a unique memory book that is quick and easy to complete, with double pages starting from Kindergarten that include a spot for your school photo, a pocket for report cards, awards and artworks. It’s been beautifully designed right here on the Northern Beaches. It keeps everything in one place, and is the perfect opportunity for families to build memories together.

Email: [email protected]
Website: www.schoolremembered.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/schoolremembered
Instagram: www.instagram.com/school_remembered


Collaroy Plateau Physical Culture Club

Physical Culture (“Physi”) is a fun, affordable sport combining dance, floor and standing exercises for girls (3+) and ladies. Based on basic ballet and modern dance, Physi is great for fitness, flexibility, coordination and posture.

Collaroy Plateau Physical Culture Club is a not-for-profit group that has been part of the community for over 40 years. Classes are held in a friendly environment with every age group learning a new syllabus each year.

Classes start 12 February 2018.
Free trial class for new members.

More than just exercise… more than just dance!

Phone: 0490 553 396
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.physi.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CollaroyPlateauPhysi/
Location: Collaroy Plateau Community Centre, Blandford Street, Collaroy Plateau


Aussie Bubs


Aussie Bubs stock a huge range of Back to School items including the popular leakproof Yumbox Bento Style lunch box, insulated lunch bags, backpacks, fun and creative sandwich cutters, bento style food picks as well as a great selection of reusable food pouches.

Aussie Bubs is an Australian online maternity, baby & toddler store with a stunning range of boutique babe and kids products and beautiful baby gifts. Based on the Northern Beaches we offer free delivery for all Northern Beaches orders.

TO ORDER: www.aussiebubs.com.au and for free Northern Beaches delivery, use the code B2S18 at the checkout.

Email: [email protected]
Website: www.aussiebubs.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AussieBubs
Instagram: www.instagram.com/aussiebubs



Music & Movement classes for 0-5 year olds

Beautiful age appropriate classes specially designed for young babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers where we sing, move, play instruments and hear stories.

Gorgeous take home materials including CDs, instruments and storybooks plus online access.

Great locations across the Northern Beaches.

Avalon classes
Phone: 0410 685 135
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.jhpiano.com.au

Dee Why, Manly & Newport classes
Phone: 0402 013 449
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.kindermusikwithjenny.com.au


Australian Music Schools

Try a preschool class – for free!

At Australian Music Schools, music is fun – with fantastic results.

With classes for 2 year olds right through to adults, AMS courses are designed for maximum enjoyment and maximum achievement.

The preschool classes teach much more than just music – colours, shapes, letters and numbers are all taught through songs and activities.

The ‘Junior Starter’ for 4 year olds is a wonderful school readiness program – delivered through music.’

Northern Beaches classes are at the full time Warriewood location in Daydream Street.

Super Special Offer at AMS Warriewood.
2 and 3 year olds – 10 lessons for $100!
(Conditions apply)

Phone: 9314 7282
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.australianmusicschools.com.au


I Can Read

The I Can Read System has been developed by educational psychologists and has over 100 centres through the region. It is a proven system that teaches a child to read quickly and easily, and has never had a failure! If your child wants to learn to read before starting school or wants to improve reading skills, or can already read and wants to get ahead in all aspects of English literacy, then I Can Read is the place to go! Real teachers, real results. Free disgnostic assessments.

Children can start the literacy journey from 3+ years in the Little Bears Club, and progress through the I Can Read programme to the Advanced Language and Literacy Programme.

Phone: 9938 2303
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.icanreadsystem.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ICanReadAustralia



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Author: Laurice Klaire

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