The Korowal Studios offer the opportunity for students in our primary and high school to learn music, singing, yoga, drama and dance at Korowal both within school hours and after hours. We alos welcome students from other schools after 3.030pm.
We are fortunate to have many talented and experienced artists working with us in the Studios. Most of them are Korowal parents and/or already teach students from Korowal privately.
How to make a booking
You will find all sessional teachers' email addresses and phone numbers on this page. We ask that students and their parent/s arrange a time for their session directly with the teacher. It is desirable that it is always the same day and same.
If the session occurs within school hours, the student will be coming out of class. It is recommended that the parent/ student negotiates this prior to formalising the arrangement with the tutor by referring to the students’ timetable in high school, then booking a time which will always work for them. In Primary school, we recommend that you chat with the class teacher to discuss the optimum times. This is particularly significant if there are more than 1 student in a booking- eg. Duo/ small group sessions.
In the high school we have 3 rotating timetables, which means that the session may not always coincide with the same subject. For example, English, Science and HSIE are taught as Focus Studies and rotate as timetable A, B and C. If the student has a lesson in Focus Study time, they will hit the same subject only 2 weeks out of 6- ie. two weeks of English, then 2 weeks of Science, then 2 weeks of HSIE. This could be an advantage. In contrast, there are always spaces in the school day when the timetable remains the same for each rotation.
It is advisable that when a time has been arranged, the student /parent discuss this with their teacher. The teachers are in full support of the Korowal Studios and we do not envisage that time out for sessions will be an issue. It is more a courtesy. By starting in week 2 of the term, that is from the week beginning Monday 6th February, there is time to confirm their proposed booking with the subject teacher if they are required to come out of class.
Senior students, ie Years 11 and 12, are in a slightly different situation as their first commitment is to their HSC coursework. They also have rotating timetables and depending on their studentship, may be released with the teachers' consent. This needs to be negotiated by them with their teachers. The students have free periods and times where they may always be free. They need to refer to their timetables.
School hours are 9.30am-3.20pm in the primary and high, and 8.30am - 4.15pm in the senior school. There is a bus which high school students can get from the top of Oaklands Road, Hazelbrook around 8.15am. This would get them to school for an 8.30am start, if you want to begin before school. There is a late bus after school which goes up to the station at 4.15pm.
It is recommended that the individual 30 minutes sessions fall between $30.00 -$40.00. Some sessions may be 60 minutes. Please arrange payment with your tutor as Korowal will not be involved with the collection of fees.