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.
Voting for the Whats On 4 Little Ones is coming to an end. There are only 8 days left to register your vote and MAD Academy needs your support! We have been nominated in many categories and you have singled out our Class Leaders, Trish Nawacki (MAD Academy Reading), Debbie Mason (MAD Academy Croydon), Sophie [...]
Another remarkable report has been published this month showing the amazing effects music can have on young children. The study was conducted by the Beth Israel hospital in New York and took place in 11 hospitals across America. It focused on examining the effects of music on the development of premature babies. Over the last [...]
The BBC has recently reported on a number of interesting research studies taking place across the world into music and cognitive abilities in children. Scientists in San Diego are currently studying the impact learning to play musical instruments can have on children’s attention spans. The research, which is being funded by the National Science Foundation, [...]
MAD Academy is holding an Open Day this April to allow people to find out more about our franchising opportunities. So, if you are considering a change of career or have always wanted to run your own business, come along and find out about what MAD Academy could offer you. Founder, Helen Harrington, and her [...]
As Easter approaches why not teach your little ones some seasonal songs? It’s time to get wiggling along to Chick Chick Chick Chick Chicken or waggling those floppy ears with Little Peter Rabbit as he flaps that annoying fly away. We are giving away both songs for you to download for FREE this Easter. Just [...]