Sing and Sign baby signing classes in... Edinburgh

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  • About Me

    Welcome to Sing and Sign Edinburgh!

    Hi! I'm Catherine and I run Sing & Sign Edinburgh

    We have classes in...

     Marchmont, Liberton, Portobello, Stockbridge, Leith 

     view availability/book HERE! 

     Sing and Sign @Home 

    No spaces left? Can't find a class time to suit?... No need to miss out on the fun!

    Sing and Sign Class@Home lets you join in at home at a time to suit you

     View a 10-minute taster 

    Our @Home courses have been fantastically well received by parents and babies alike. Each lesson is available for 7 days so you can come to class as often as you like each week! 

     Stage 1 for babies 6-16 months / Stage 2 for toddlers 14 months+ 

     view details or enrol on Class@Home HERE 

     Trial classes 

     Monthly "Introduction to Baby Signing" sessions  

    perfect if you'd like to try a class before committing to a term

     view/book upcoming trial classes HERE 

    (Choose "Special Events/Tasters")

     Summer Term April - June 2024 

     Online and in-person courses  
    Booking now closed

      view availability/book your place HERE 

     Autumn Term Sept - Nov 2024 

     Booking will open in June 

    Register your interest NOW to be included in priority booking

      register interest HERE 

    If you can't find a class near you, check out the pages for...

    Ali in West Edinburgh - click here
    Zsuzsa in Midlothian - click here

    Our team...

    Here's a little more about the Sing and Sign Edinburgh team: 

    About Catherine...

    Edinburgh franchise owner, administrator and class teacher.

    When we joined our first Stage 1 Sing and Sign class in 2011, I had no idea how important baby signing would become for us. My son who was 8 months old at the time, loved the music and the social feel to the classes and I learned loads of new songs and signs. Classes were fun but it wasn't until my son was around 13 months old and began signing back to me that I realised the true value of what we had been learning. It was so wonderful being able to have little conversations with him and of course there were huge practical benefits too as we were all able to make ourselves better understood.

    I love teaching baby signing and being able to share my passion for Sing and Sign with new families in Edinburgh. I am very lucky to be a small part of such an exciting time in these families' lives. I really hope you feel inspired to come along, find out more about Sing and Sign and try baby signing in your family.

    Catherine Rennie.

    About Hazel...

    Class teacher at Marchmont (Mondays) and Liberton

    Hazel is a passionate advocate for baby signing with a huge depth of knowledge and years of experience! Alongside that, her warm, friendly teaching means her classes are truly welcoming and nurturing.  

    After 15 years working backstage in theatre and two children, Hazel joined SIng and Sign Edinburgh as a teacher in 2018. She first attended Sing and Sign classes in London with her elder son Owen and then Catherine’s classes in Edinburgh with her younger son Liam. Hazel is really delighted to have the opportunity to share the joy that she and her family have found in Sing and Sign with other Edinburgh Mums, Dads, Grandparents and childminders. In addition to her experience as a Sing & Sign parent and teacher, Hazel has foundation level training in Signalong which is the keyword signing system used by Edinburgh schools. She also has hands on experience of the Hanen ‘It takes two to talk’ programme.

    About Rebecca...

    Class teacher at the Drill Hall - Leith Walk (Mondays)

    Rebecca joined as a teacher in September 2021 but she has been part of the Sing and Sign Edinburgh family for a number of years having attended classes with her own children. Rebecca is currently writing a bit of blurb for me to pop up here so you can learn a little more about her from her own words. In the meantime I can tell you that not only is she an experienced signer and musician, she also brings a warm, welcoming and fun atmosphere to her classes - babies and toddlers love her! Catherine. x

    About the classes in Edinburgh... 

    Sing and Sign classes follow a ten-week curriculum covering all the signs you need to know for day to day life with your baby or toddler. There are three different age-appropriate stages available - for more information on the different Stages and course costs see the "more info" tab above. Click HERE to view timetable, to join a waiting list or book a space. We'd love to welcome you to the family!

    Catherine Rennie

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  • More Info

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    What classes are available? 


    for babies from around 2 months to around 6 months old. – A lovely gentle class for the youngest age group aiming to build the foundations for good communication. The class is relaxed, gives you lots of time face to face with your wee one, plenty of cuddle time and is the perfect place to begin your baby signing journey 


    ‘Stage 1’

    for babies from 6 months to around 16 months – Covering lots of different themes relating to your babies world, we use songs, rhymes, instruments, toys and props in a fun, relaxed class. Babies love the fun and the music while adults effortlessly learn all the signs they need for day-to-day life with their baby.


    ‘Stage 2’

    for toddlers from around 14 months to 2 years (and beyond if you're joining us online)! – This class covers themes such as colours, phonics, manners, even using the potty! Designed with inquisitive and energetic toddlers in mind.


     When and where?

    The Sing and Sign programme follows a ten-week curriculum and I teach three terms throughout the year roughly following the school terms.

    Spring term begins in January

    Summer term begins late April

    Autumn term begins late August/early September

    Classes are currently running in: Leith (Mon/Wed), Marchmont (Mon/Fri), Portobello (Thurs), Stockbridge (Sat)

     How Much?

    Stage 1/Stage 2: 

    Venue-based  - £85 for a 10-week course  PLUS Gold (S1) or Premium (S2) membership to our online learning resources. Your fee also includes full access to our @Home lessons which will run alongside your weekly classes. Great for sharing with other family members or using when you can't make it to class. 

    Online  - £50 for a 10-week course delivered via our popular @Home lessons. Fee includes Gold or Premium membership to our wider online learning resources.  Each week, your lesson can be streamed at a time to suit you and as often as you like within that week. Your classes are supported by a weekly lesson email and an optional weekly Zoom call with a teacher and online classmates!


    Venue-based classes - £35 for a 5-week block, £47 for a 7-week block (depending on venue)  
    Includes weekly lesson email 
    and online supporting resources.

    Illustrated course songbook available to add to your booking.

    Babes classes can be joined at any point throughout the term (subject to space). In this situation a shorter payment block will be arranged. Please contact to arrange.  

    Anything else? 

    We currently limit the number of families per class to around 11 depending on the room. This keeps classes small, friendly and relaxed but it does mean places are limited so book early! 


    Get in touch if you have any further questions or you'd like to be added to the waiting list for any future classes.


    Follow the link below to my online booking facility 

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