What is Head Start?
A purposeful, and outcome-focused curriculum that sets young children up for future success.
30-minute lessons any frequency from daily to weekly - most do weekly.
Engaging lessons filled with movement, musical activities, and games .
Engaging materials to develop reading and writing skills.
Clear weekly goals and video content to help with practice at home.
A reward system for a little extra encouragement - points, stickers, and prizes.
Piano, violin, and voice.
One-to-one, paired, or small-group classes.
Head Start Activity Books
Head Start is one of the few early years music programs that has its own activity books tailored precisely to the Head Start curriculum.
Activities are age appropriate, including lots of colouring, drawing, and stickers.
Your child will love the activities that directly support and reinforce learning that is achieved in class.
"I love everything: the environment in the school, the opportunities with the recitals which have been amazing for her confidence, the additional lessons offered, the rewards chart, the videos of the lessons which are super helpful when practicing and the passion of all of the staff. Thank you Steve, you have created a wonderful music school here and we are delighted to be a part of it. There is nothing better to hear than Maya letting us know that piano is her absolute favourite class!"
QUALIFIED TEACHERS UNDER
Your child's learning is in the good hands of our engaging, encouraging, tertiary-educated, and experienced instrumental teachers, some of whom are qualified classroom teachers. Your teacher is under the leadership of an award-winning and qualified educational leader with over 20-years' combined instrumental and tertiary teaching experience who works very closely with all of our teachers and with whom you can communicate directly.
At the centre of everything we do are the best interests of each individual student. Our teachers strategise with you to ensure that all learning needs are being met. The scope, pace, content, and approach are adjusted according to the needs, interests and goals of each student.
CLEAR & REGULAR COMMUNICATION
Your child's progress and weekly expectations and goals are regularly and clearly communicated to you, both in person at each lesson and through classroom management apps. Our teachers will make videos of practice techniques so that your child (and you) know exactly what is expected, how to do it and what quality looks and sounds like.
We are centrally situated in the Western Suburbs and conveniently located inside Cottesloe Central Shopping Centre, in a tenancy mix of retailers and services, including a major supermarket. We have a large open waiting area with unobstructed views into the studios, a play area with Lego, books, and games for siblings while they wait, and tea and coffee. There is also plenty of space for you to observe your child's lessons in the studio if you wish.
Your child will want to come to their lessons. Your child will be motivated to learn because they have will have an engaging, encouraging, tertiary-educated and experienced teacher who has at the centre of everything your child's best interests and takes personal responsibility for your child's learning.
We will enable you to support your child's learning even if you have no music background through clear and regular communication about your child's progress, personalised video content (lessons, instructions, demonstrations).