Back to School Guide

School is back this week and that means it’s time to find new activities for the children!

I’ve been busy putting together this great guide of classes that run throughout the School Term. From dancing, robotics, cheerleading and swimming, for babies to teenagers I have found something for every child!

Keep an eye out for some special discounts below and don’t forget to mention that you saw the deal on Northern Beaches Kids Guide!

For more ideas on classes and activities on offer for your child, pop on over to the Directory on the website HERE!

? Annika

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Gymstars Cheerleading try-outs Saturday January 30th at our fully set up cheerleading gym in Brookvale.
Everyone makes a team!

Contact [email protected]for a full info pack
Check www.gymstars.com.au for try-out times

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Joey Jig Music for Real Beginners

Joey Jig Music provides entertaining and engaging classes for babies and toddlers, nurturing their development through music.
Classes include fun with percussion, dancing, singing, wonderful props and catchy original songs and nursery rhymes.

Locations: Freshwater, Mona Vale, Balmoral, Crows Nest & Kirribilli.
Swing Swing – 3 months to 1 year
Be-Bop – 1 to 2 years
Jump & Jive – 2 to 4 years
$15.90/class when enrolled for the term or $18.70 for drop in class

Contact [email protected] or www.joeyjigmusic.com.au
Phone 0401 040 525

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Tired of the morning and evening madness?

Forget the morning madness, and the rush to childcare. With AIFS Au Pair you will arrive home to find the homework done and an evening ready to enjoy with your family. AIFS Au Pairs are comprehensively screened including medical, referee and police checks and complete a paediatric first aid course. Join other families who are opting for AIFS Au Pair for a culturally enriching and cost effective childcare solution.

AIFS Au Pair
1300 889 067
[email protected]

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Enrol now with Ready Steady Go Kids for Term 1 2016 & WIN!

Term 1 classes will be here before we know it.
Enrol your child now and pay before 24 January to win a:
Ready Steady Go Kids Sports Pack. Water bottles will also be given out randomly to those already enrolled.
Visit www.readysteadygokids.com.au to enrol.

JOIN OUR Ready Steady Go Kids Northern Beaches Facebook Page to view prize!
Keep an eye on our Facebook page for winners.

Classes begin on Monday 01 February 2016.
Offer valid for Northern Beaches Locations ONLY:
Manly, Manly Vale, North Curl Curl, Frenchs Forest, Collaroy Plateau, Mona Vale, Avalon

www.readysteadygokids.com.au or 1300 766 892
[email protected]
Claudia: 0420978611

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Collaroy Plateau Physical Culture Club

Physical Culture or “Physi” as it is commonly known, is a fun and affordable dance sport based on basic ballet and modern dance for girls aged from 3 years up and ladies. Physi is great for improving physical fitness, flexibility, coordination and posture, all while building confidence and making new friends.

Collaroy Plateau Physical Culture Club has been a part of the Northern Beaches community for over 40 years and is run by a dedicated committee along with two devoted instructresses. Weekly classes are held in a fun and friendly environment, with each age group learning a new syllabus of routines each year.

Classes start back for the year on Monday 8 February 2016 at the Collaroy Plateau Youth and Community Centre (Blandford Street, Collaroy Plateau), with your first 2 classes FREE! No uniform required, just exercise clothes and bare feet (or ballet shoes if you have them).

More than just exercise…more than just dance!

Visit: www.physi.com.au
Email: [email protected] or
Call: Helen on 9913 8558 / 0403 339 944

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Hippity Hop Preschool Sport Program

Hippity Hop Preschool Sport Program – the most holistic multi skill program for developing skills that last a lifetime.
A fun exciting environment where laughter and squeals of delight are common.
Come and join us! Belrose.

Term 1 begins Monday 1st February
call Sue: 0433151795

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Ladybug Music

Did you know that to get the full benefits of music, children need to sing, clap and dance along with songs? That’s why bringing them to a music class is the BEST thing you can do for your little ones.
Ladybug Music 8-week Summer Session begins February 5th so come to a Free Demo class! You’ll sing, dance and boogie down while your child learns music fundamentals that will last a lifetime. All classes are mixed-age, infants – 4yrs.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0432 922 727
Web/bookings: www.LadybugMusicSydney.com.au

Special Offer: Sign up for a free demo class and take home a free Ladybug Music Favourites CD!

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Kindygym Australia

KINDYGYM AUSTRALIA runs fun gymnastics based classes for pre-schoolers 12mths and up, incorporating music, theme days, group activities, gross and fine motor skills to assist in the physical development and confidence of each child. Classes run for 45 minutes in a fully set up gym with huge foam pits, trampolines, flying trapeze, rings, balance beams and more. We offer free trial sessions for all new students.

Classes are Monday to Saturday and Term 1 commences WED 27th JAN.


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NumberWorks’nWords Northern Beaches

NumberWorks’nWords are the afterschool tuition experts, bringing out the very best in children by:
• tailoring lessons according to each individual’s needs
• setting goals and monitoring their progress
• using their own programmes, designed by specialist Maths and English educationalists

To book your free assessment, or find out more, contact us today!
Dee Why 9982 4859
Mona Vale 9979 5476


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TechScience Provides hands-on educational programs for primary school children.

Our unique programs allow kids to experience and learn about the latest and greatest scientific discoveries and technological breakthroughs. The programs are in line with the new Australian STEM curriculum. Join us and get your kids ready to embrace the future!

Our programs include:
• Robot Programming using Scratch 2.0 and get to keep the Robot!
• 3D Printing and 3D Design
• Makerspace where kids get to build electronic toys, gadgets and gizmos
• After-school Science and Future Technology program

Website: www.TechScience.com.au
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/TechScienceAustralia
Mobile: 0406 462 133 (Gabi)


Kindermusik on the Northern Beaches

Come and join our wonderful music and movement program for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers.
Our highly experienced educators deliver quality classes each week, that are educational and simply a lot of fun for you and your child. Fees include our unique ‘Home Materials’ so you can take the music home with you.

Contact us for a ‘Free Trial Class’ available for Term 4.
Also offering a NEW ‘Babies introductory class’ in Avalon.

Visit: www.lifesong.com.au or contact ‘Jenny’ on 0402 013 449, for classes in Newport, North Balgowlah and Manly.
Visit: www.jhpiano.com.au or contact ‘Jo’ on 0410 685 135, for classes in Avalon


John Colet School

We’re pleased to introduce our new Headmaster at John Colet School, Mr Julian Wilcock. He and his family have moved back to the Northern Beaches, where he grew up and went to school, and are all looking forward to starting the school year. Mr Wilcock has been teaching overseas for the past 15 years, most recently in Dubai where he was Head of a large International Baccalaureate school. He’s passionate about the possibilities that a great primary education can bring and the impact it can have on lifelong learning.

If you’d like to meet Mr Wilcock, and find out more about John Colet School, you’re very welcome at our next Information Evening on Friday 4th March at 7.30pm. Or call our Registrar, Belinda James, on 9451 8395 to arrange a daytime tour.

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Momentum Dance Studios

Momentum Dance Studios is an inspiring and nurturing place for your child to learn and practice dance.
With four locations across Sydney and classes in all dance styles, students aged 3 to 18 years can come along and enjoy learning in a friendly, professional and non-competitive environment.
All teachers are qualified and security checked and our specialised dance programs will have your child excited about their weekly dance class.
Come along for a no obligation trial and see for yourself!

Phone: 9624 4770
Email:[email protected]
Locations: Forestville, UNSW Kensington, Rozelle and Baulkham Hills

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BRICKS 4 KIDZ® After School LEGO® Club

Come and join in all the fun of our BRICKS 4 KIDZ After School Workshops with LEGO®! Our one hour workshops explore science, architecture, engineering and maths concepts. Students will participate in term-long sessions constructing a new and exciting model each week. In Term 1, we will be going on a Mission 2 Space, traveling the surface of the moon, exploring life on the International Space station, and the journey to Mars and beyond! Children will work and play with LEGO® Technic pieces such as gears, axles, electric motors and more! Our programs are designed for all kids ages 6 – 12 and are open to all students.

Phone: 0422 487 940
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bricks4kidzaustralia.com.au/sydney-northern-beaches/
Location: Cromer and Newport

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CAPA Creative and Performing Arts Academy

CAPA Academy is an innovative performing arts academy with a passion for performing arts and excellence and creative learning.

Our Faculty include some of Australia’s leading performing arts education specialists.

Sydney’s newest performing arts school offers premium classes in Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Arts!

Ages: 18 mths to Adults classes.

Phone number: 0402 726 676
Email: [email protected]
Unit 24/14 Jubilee Avenue Warriewood

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Pat Taylor Swim School

Bookings now open for term 1 2016

3 different locations: Mona Vale, Dee Why and Frenchs Forest. Indoor heated pools, teaching babies to adults.

Specialising in nervous children and special needs in a fun and caring environment.
Pre term assessment’s for over 3’s at Mona Vale by appointment.

Ph: 9977 6125
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.pattaylorswimschool.com.au

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Valerie Smith Stage School

VSSS is a ‘stepping stone’ to a career in the Theatre or ‘Just for Fun’! Classes are given in all styles of dance, ages 2-72 with Musical Theatre adding acting and singing. R.A.D. Ballet exams and A.D.A. Jazz and Tap exams are offered, as well as Eisteddfods and Annual Concerts.

Studio Phone:9452 2604
Unit 1/4-6 Aquatic Drive, Frenchs Forest
Email:[email protected]

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Helen O’Grady Drama Academy

The Northern Beaches have been well served for many years by the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy with vibrant and successful classes running in council, school and church halls across the peninsula. In 2016 Lower and Upper Primary classes are running in Avalon, Warriewood, Balgowlah, Freshwater and Forestville. Youth (secondary) classes also run at most locations.

The Northern Beaches Helen O’Grady Drama Academy provides the perfect opportunity to develop personal confidence and communication skills through Drama from a young age and keep refining them all the way to adulthood.
Our tutors combine a strong educational foundation with professional performance training, meaning that children of all experience levels in drama can be extended. The Helen O’Grady Drama curriculum is highly structured and committed to the philosophy that children learn best by doing. It is a great start to a confident future.

For enquiries please call or
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.helenogrady.com.au
Mobile: 0450107367

Author: Laurice Klaire

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