Fun, funky and physical!

Making babies



Come fly



with us!

Developing potential


Exploring and


learning together

Welcome to MAD Academy!

We provide weekly music and dance classes for babies, toddlers and preschool children. Our approach is fun, funky and physical and we pride ourselves on being free spirited and relaxed. Our classes and children’s parties are packed with music, movement, rhythm and dance. Our curriculum is carefully designed to develop and stimulate children at every stage, with age appropriate games and activities focused on promoting key skills. So whether your child is 3 months or 3 years, there is a class to suit them!! We have venues across the country and also work with nurseries and preschools and children centres.

Latest news:

13 Sep 2014

Physical activity boosts boys reading skills

Physical activity is again linked to improved academic skills in a study published this week. Research conducted by the University of Eastern Finland has shown this week that there is a link between levels of physical activity and reading skills, particularly among boys. The study examined 186 children during the first three years of schooling. […]

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1 Sep 2014

New faces, new classes, new curriculum

It’s the first of September and we are all getting ready for the new term! We are really excited as we have new faces on our team, we are looking to open new classes very soon and we have our new curriculum, which we love teaching to our children! We welcome Amanda Chivers (MAD Academy […]

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18 Aug 2014

Meet out co-founder Sedge Gooding

“Energetic”, “lively”, “physical” – these are some of the qualities you love most about our music and movement classes. Movement, dance and physicality have always been at the very heart of MAD Academy and was one of the most important reasons we were created in the first place. And the driving force behind this focus […]

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11 Aug 2014

Using music to teach children maths

The special connection between music and mathematics has been explored for centuries. It has fascinated generations of us, eager to see the hidden mathematical structure of music or to delve into the patterns and equations of a composition. Many of our famous composers, such as Mozart, were fascinated with mathematics and even today maths is […]

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4 Aug 2014

Hello and goodbye for MAD Academy Farnham

As from this week, MAD Academy Farnham is under new management! After 7 very successful years, Debs Newman is passing on her instruments, waving a fond goodbye to Ralph and the children she has entertained each week with such energy and enthusiasm, and is moving on to pastures new. “All who have attended my music and […]

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