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Little Ones, School Kids or Kids Parties...
We've got the lot for kids that don't stop, for this Autumn, Halloween and Beyond!
MAD Academy run fun, high energy music and dancing classes and parties for babies and children aged 0-4 years in Bicester and Oxford.  

There will be special Halloween themed party classes running at all our classes at the end of October. Join us for lots of pumpkins, magic and (not too scary) Halloween themed songs and activities.

Our classes combine physical activity with music as this helps children to learn by engaging the whole body and brain at once. MAD Academy's approach is fun, funky and physical and we pride ourselves on being free spirited and relaxed.

Classes are jam packed full of dancing, different musical genres, and include a variety of activities, props and games to develop and improve children's musicality, listening skills, physical awareness, co-ordination and intellectual reasoning.

Come along and give MAD Academy a try for FREE! Book your free
trial class by emailing or telephone 01869 369502. You are welcome to join MAD Academy at any point during the term subject to availability.

MAD Academy do special birthday parties too for birthday children aged 0- 5 years. Themed birthday parties are very p
opular and we have lots of great party games, songs and dances for themes such as princesses, Frozen, jungle, fairies, pirates, sport, transport, animals or superheroes.

Spooky Stories Audley End House and Gardens, Essex

Fearless souls are required for this thrilling family adventure. Grab your cloaks and steady your nerves as you come face to face with the dark side of children's tales as our storytellers reveal the terrifying truth behind your beloved bedtime fai

Show off your spooktacular costumes in a fancy dress
com petition, have a go at creepy crafts or try your hand at carving a pe t rifying pumpkin to take home with you (additional charge of £4 applies for pumpkin carving, sessions at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm on a first come first served basis.)
Torchlight Tours at Carlisle Castle 
This October half-term, take a tour of Carlisle Castle after hours. Explore by torchlight as our team bring to life some of the creepy, gruesome and surprising tales of the most besieged castle in the country.

Explore the dungeons, licking stones and hear about the
 walled up skeletons discovered by workmen in the Captain's Tower in 1819. Please bring a torch and wrap up warm. Booking is essential. There will be hot drinks available as part of the ticket price.  

Winter Swimming  
Despite the days becoming chillier, swimming still provides one of the best forms of exercise for both you and your baby, and it's just as perfect for cold winter days as it is for hot summer ones.

The main thing to consider when taking very young children swimming is that the water temperature needs to be cosy warm. This means 32 degrees for babies under 12lbs or 12 weeks & 30 degrees for everyone else.  There's no minimum age to start your baby swimming & they don't need to have had any immunisations before they go.

"Half an hour's swimming will provide your baby or toddler with a complete work out," says JO TOLLEY who runs lessons across Dorset & Salisbury "They'll be exercising muscles they'd never even find on land!  Swimming's great for enhancing their confidence and awareness, also helping to improve eating & sleeping patterns - a definite bonus!"
Swimming with your baby is a great way to play and is fa
ntastic for strengthening the bond between the two of you.  It will also introduce them to a lifelong love of staying healthy and fit, whilst having a great time too!

Our new term starts in November so get in touch to book your space!


Italian, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Mandarin, German and Spanish for kids Age 0-12
Research shows, repeatedly and consistently, that children are not just capable of absorbing and retaining many languages while they are young, but that regular exposure to multiple languages gives children cognitive, analytical and social benefits that last well into adulthood! Join The Saturday Circle community and give your child the gift of another language and culture while socialising with other like-minded families.

We welcome children
of all nationalities, ages (0-12) and linguistic backgrounds from native speakers of the target language to complete beginners from Wales. Our fun, sociable and play-based language immersion sessions that take place on Saturdays and during the week have taken Cardiff by storm and we can't wait to welcome more little learners (and adult learners) to this rich and growing community!     
Baby swimming is one of the most amazing experiences you can share with your baby!

Babies have a real affinity with water. They spend nine months in the womb, and more and more expectant mothers are now choosing a water birth as the most natural introduction to this world. 

Puddle Ducks was founded in 2001 and we now teach over 20,000 little ones a week to swim! Toddlers and pre-schoolers who have swum since birth need a more progressive class than children of a similar age who have not been in the water regularly. Puddle Ducks has a carefully designed programme which will enable  any  child to discover the joys of playing and swimming in the water in a fun, but safe, environment.

Puddle Ducks West Lancs launched in 2014, we now teach classes at 7 pools in the local area including Preston, Blackpool, Ormskirk,
Southport, Ormskirk and The Fylde Coast every day of the week including weekends!   
Please email us for more information or call 01772 685052