Movement, Dance and Music Classes for Babies, Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers with Cath Smithson in York, England

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Information and Class Policies

Register Early

Although you may join classes at any time throughout the programme, you are encouraged to register early since class sizes are limited and may fill quickly. Registering before classes are scheduled to begin also ensures your child's required 'At Home Materials' are ready for you at your first class.

Make-up Classes

Classes will be made up in the event of teacher illness or inclement weather. You will be notified of the cancellation and the scheduled make-up day.

Non-enrolled Siblings

For age-determined programmes, it is ideal for a parent to bring only the enrolled child(ren) to class in order to give full attention to that child and fully participate in class. Emergency exceptions are considered; please call your teacher in advance for approval.

Introductory Visits

At certain times throughout each programme, I am happy to schedule introductory visits to classes for prospective families and friends of those families currently enrolled in class. These 'one-off' tasters cost £5/child or £8/two siblings. Please call me on 01904 636760 or 07982 607674 for availability.

Refund Policies

Refunds may be requested due to an unexpected family move or serious illness necessitating withdrawal from class. I regret that refunds cannot be offered for accessed digital 'At Home Materials' or non-attendance at individual class sessions. In some situations a credit voucher for a future session of classes may be given instead of a cash refund. Any refund requests will be considered on an individual basis.

Payment Options

All fees include tuition and the required 'At Home Materials'.

Cuddle & Bounce, Sing & Play, Wiggle & Grow, Laugh & Learn, Family Time

£43 for a five-week theme (£35 tuition + £8 digital home materials)

Young Child (5 - 7)

60 minutes
16 week programme:
Includes physical 'At Home Materials'
Semester 1 - £185 (with glockenspiel + music bag)
Semester 2 - £165
Semester 3 - £180 (dulcimer)
Semester 4 - £170 (recorder)
Payments may be made in 2-3 instalments.

Payments may be made by BACS transfer (preferred method).
Cheques or cash are also accepted in a named envelope at your first class.

Late Fees

Fees that are over one week late would mean you and your child would be unable to attend that and any future session.

Sibling Discount

If you register your child and their sibling/s in the same Kindermusik class, purchasing just one set of the required 'At Home Materials' you are eligible for a discount on one child's tuition fee. This means that a sibling pays £3 instead of £7 tuition/class, (so £58/family for each theme.)

If you register them both in Kindermusik programmes but their age determines different classes you will receive a 10% discount on both children's tuition fees.

When to Arrive

Please plan to arrive 5-10 minutes before the class is due to start. If you are late, please join the class as quietly as possible to avoid disruption.

What to Bring

We encourage you and your child to participate in the class without your shoes on - barefoot is best! Please dress appropriately - remember, there is a fair amount of movement, so casual, comfortable clothing. Non-slip socklets are advisable for the laminate flooring at St.Clement's Church.

Please try not to bring a lot of things to class; toys and drinking cups can be a distraction. (Hide them from little eyes during class!) However, if you are attending the Cuddle & Bounce class, you will need a changing bag for baby and a towel, blanket or mat.

Children's Kindermusik Music-and-Movement Classes with Cath Smithson in York

Kindermusik International is the world's leading publisher of music-and-movement curricula for babies, toddlers and young children.

Taught in more than 70 countries by over 5,300 educators, Kindermusik programmes provide the foundation for all musical learning and fun for your child - and your whole family.

Enrol today for an unforgettable experience.

Kindermusik with Cath Smithson, York, England Kindermusik classes with Cath in York for 2020

Spring Term begins Mon 13th Jan. now open for registration.

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Mon 13th Jan - Fri 14th Feb 2020

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Mon 17th Feb - Fri 21st Feb

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Mon 24th Feb - Fri 3rd Mar 2020

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Dates TBC

Please be sure to contact Cath and reserve your place today.

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'Cuddle & Bounce' (0-16 months+)

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FOUNDATIONS: Cuddle and bounce with your baby in Kindermusik's newest curriculum.

'Sing & Play' (Walking 1s & 2s)

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LEVEL 1: Get ready to sing, play, and move with your little one in this high-energy music class.

'Wiggle & Grow' (Nearly 2s & 3s)

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LEVEL 2: This music-filled class celebrates the unique joys of your growing child.

'Laugh & Learn' (3s & 4s)

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LEVEL 3: Combine your pre-schooler's natural love for music, story-telling and imaginative play.

'Young Child' (5-7 years)

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LEVEL 5: Introduce your young child to a first experience with musical symbols and instrument discovery.