NSM Essential Guide to Kids’ Classes Term 2: Active Bodies & Minds

Looking for a new class to stimulate your child’s mind or get their body moving? There’s lots on offer in Term 2! From coding, reading, resilience and public speaking, to tennis, swimming, rugby, soccer and multi-sports. So take a look at our Essential Guide to Kids’ Classes: Active Bodies & Minds, and try something new!


Coding & Robotics

Creator Academy (Chatswood, Eastwood)

NSM Offer: 10% off all classes (excludes Mixed-Reality Coding classes). Use the code NORTHSHOREMUM. Expires 10 May 2018.

Creator Academy teaches a range of courses designed to build STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics), skills in children from 3 to 15 years old. From basic computer skills and communication to building automated robots, there are courses for all skill levels. Weekend and after-school enrolments are now open. Creator Academy is founded by 2017 Webby Award-winning game developer Garry Law.


Ready to Read 

NSM Offer: 10% discount on Term 2 2018 enrolment. Use promo code NSM. Not applicable in conjunction with any other offer.

Ready to Read is a unique, research-based early literacy program designed to teach 3 to 6 year old children the fundamentals of reading and writing, in preparation for school. Over the past 16 years, Ready to Read has helped thousands of children across Sydney start school with confidence. Weekly lessons are taught by qualified teachers; and classes include no more than five children. Teacher feedback is provided to parents at the end of every lesson.

  • Suited for: 3 to 6 years
  • Enrol: 1300 850 677 or call 0403 258 215 (Michelle)
  • Website: readytoread.com.au


Resilience in Kids (Northbridge, Cammeray, Willoughby, Castle Cove)

Fun before and after school workshops that provide children with skills and coping strategies to strengthen their resilience. Workshops are for children in years K-6 experiencing everyday challenges. A different theme is explored each term through creative play and, for older children, discussion and exploration of key topics.

Public Speaking

Academy of Speakers (Normanhurst)

NSM Offer: 10% off Term 2. Use code ‘NSM’ .

The Academy of Speakers was established with the intention of creating the next generation of leaders. Having trained thousands of corporate executives in areas of increasing confidence, enhancing resilience and captivating audiences, the founders of Academy of Speakers found that many had not learnt these skills through their education. It was also found that many students did not have these skills and learning these skills at an early age would have benefited them not just academically but also socially.

Classes include Resilience through Public Speaking (Years 5-6) Students, Confidence through Public Speaking (Years 7-8), Influence through Public Speaking (Years 9-10).

After School Care

Kids Circle (Chatswood)

NSM Offer: FREE TRIAL session with pick-up from school inclusive. Subject to availability.

Want to combine after school care with some incredible classes? Kids Circle offers a high-quality and diverse range of after school activities in a safe and positive environment, where children are able to develop new skills, build confidence and make new friends. Options available include, cooking workshops with an amazing Le Cordon Bleu Certified Chef, Mandarin and Spanish classes with specialised teachers, Visual Arts classes with different projects every week, Dancing classes, Musical Theatre (Drama-Singing), Martial Arts and Sports and Engineering and STEM projects. Pick-up from schools is offered, servicing Chatswood, Lindfield, Roseville, Willoughby, Artarmon and Lane Cove.


Perfect Placement Tennis Coaching (Gordon)

NSM Offer: 20% off Term 2 for new enrolments

Perfect Placement Tennis Coaching aims at providing varied opportunities for improving tennis skills, offering one on one & group coaching sessions focusing developing strengths. Perfect Placement welcomes all tennis players from beginner to advanced. Staring with Hot Shots Pre-school 3-6 years old. All lessons are delivered by a Tennis Australia qualified tennis coach who is focused on delivering a fun dynamic lesson at a competitive rate. See you on the court!

  • Suited for: 5 to 12 years
  • Term 2 dates: 30 April to 30 June
  • Enrol: Online
  • Website: pptc.com.au


Turramurra Learn to Swim (Turramurra)

turramurra-learn-to-swim_600x400Turramurra Learn to Swim offers a unique teaching environment for parent/baby, preschool and school aged children. The focus is to teach children to swim independently as quickly as possible, progressing from dog paddle to all four strokes. Only one class is held in the indoor heated pool at any time to achieve the best results for all ages. Classes are offered Monday through to Saturday. Convenient parking available. Term 2 starts on Monday 30  April 2018.


Little Legends (Lane Cove, Willoughby)

NSM Offer: Free trial class

little-legends_600x400Introduce your child to a variety of important life skills to ensure they love being active. Children love to interact and play so we nurture that natural instinct during our fun sports programs. Little Legends aim to increase each child’s confidence in performing fundamental gross motor skills through age appropriate games in a team environment to learn respect, leadership, boundaries & spatial awareness along with all the athletic benefits sport gives you.

Classes include Kinder Sports (2.5-5 years), Special Needs Sports (3-12 years) and Mighty U5’s Tag Rugby (4-5 years).

Little Kickers & Little Rugby (Various locations on the North Shore, Northern Beaches and Ryde)

NSM Offer: Free trial class + sign up for 12 weeks and get the 13th week free!

Little Kickers and Little Rugby is a global organisation that caters for boys and girls aged 18 months until their 7th birthday. We focus on ball sports and active learning, all while gaining confidence, co-ordination, control and a sense of camaraderie. It is the perfect way to ignite an enthusiasm for sport in a friendly, pressure-free environment.

Ready Steady Go Kids (various North Shore locations)

readysteadygo_600NSM Offer: Free trial class

Ready Steady Go Kids is an award winning physio-designed program that teaches children the fundamentals of 10 different sports and develops essential motor skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. The classes are designed to focus on a specific gross motor, hand-eye/foot-eye and/or balance activity to complement the sport component, and the program structure is repeated each week so that participants become familiar and comfortable with the routine.


Still want more? Have a browse through the Kids’ Classes section in the North Shore Mums Directory!

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