"It was outstanding. The children were totally captivated and engaged. I was really impressed with the content and at how much information the children have retained."
Alison Bailey, Princes Street Primary School, TAS
"Very engaging! The students were highly motivated to participate in the lesson. The instructions are explicit and the information is highly relevant. Thank you."
Katrina Durrant, Oatley Public School, NSW
"All of the teachers have spoken very highly of the professional and stimulating quality of the presentations, and the educationally sound nature of the content."
Merryl Macey, Goodna State School, QLD
"Having the kids involved through movement and role play was a clever way of making it ‘real’ for them. Congratulations on delivering such a great program!"
Narelle Maher, Nixon Street Primary School, TAS
"Feedback from staff was excellent and they have already asked if we could have a return visit next year."
Jenny Gordon, Port Wakefield Primary School, SA
"The presenter was very confident around young students, she outlined her behavioural expectations clearly, and engaged the students right from the start. She even grabbed my attention and kept me interested in what she was teaching. A 10 out of 10!"
Alison Bannister, Mackay Christian College, Junior School - Providence Campus, QLD
Some frequently asked questions
How much does it cost to bring Start Smart program to our school?
Start Smart program is completely free.
For which school years is the content of Start Smart most appropriate?
Our Primary program is available to students Australian Primary School students in Years 1 to 6 (6-12 year olds).
Is Start Smart available in rural and regional areas?
Yes. Start Smart visits over 200 rural and regional areas around Australia each year. Schools can check to see if there are already plans for Start Smart to visit their town:
If your town doesn’t appear in the list above but you would like to enquire about having Start Smart come to your school, please contact us to determine booking availability.
Do we need to provide any equipment?
Our facilitators bring all of their own equipment. The Primary School program require no additional set-up requirements.
Where are the workshops conducted?
The Start Smart Primary workshops are designed to be delivered in a classroom setting.