Welcome to the Talented Kids Program!


I’ve had so much great feedback from parents about how inspired their children have been. A thousand thank yous.
Jane – Year 4 Teacher

Karen Hughes visits schools all over Australia exploring the major themes in her books – connection, courage, possibility, and wonder. She is passionate about inspiring children to live a creative life. Having four children of her own, she understands that each child brings different gifts to the world and she believes every child should have the opportunity to shine.


Payment of $250 per 8 week term is due by the second week of each term. You can make a payment now using our secure Paypal button:

Your payment includes 8 weeks of group tuition, one copy of either How to be a Young #Writer or How to Write Your Best Story Ever!, one A4 exercise book, one pen, and one copy of our annual book of stories.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By submitting your payment, you acknowledge that you agree to the following terms and conditions:

HUNTER VALLEY WRITERS

Hunter Valley Writers is a trading name of Anketangl Pty Ltd ATF The Hughes Family Trust. All services will be provided by Anketangl Pty Ltd and its agents. 

FEE STRUCTURE

We do not accept enrolments without full payment.

Term fees are due and to be paid in full before the commencement of each term. 

There are no refunds for missed sessions. All fees are non-refundable. 

If fees are not paid by the due date your child will not be able to participate in further sessions until all outstanding fees are paid.

FEE PAYMENT METHOD

Fees can be paid by:

  1. Paypal Deposit or Credit Card 
    Pay via the Paypal button on this page or call us on 0404 032 774 to pay by credit card over the phone.
  2. Cash 
    Pay by cash at the first session.
  3. Creative Kids voucher, with payment of the remainder by cash or credit card.

ATTENDANCE

It is important that you contact us if your child is going to be absent from a session. If a student misses 3 or more classes in a term without notification we will assume that student is not returning and their position will be reopened for other enrolments.

STUDENT SAFETY

We reserve the right to make archival photographic and/or visual recordings of our sessions for use in our marketing publications, including on our website and social media pages. 

Children are supervised for the entire session and are not permitted to leave the premises unless pre-arranged by the student’s parent/guardian.

Hunter Valley Writers will not be held responsible for loss or damage of personal belongings.

All of our students have the right to feel safe to express themselves in our sessions without fear of ridicule, bullying behaviour or physical harm. If any student is in breach of this expectation, we have the authority to exclude them indefinitely without a refund.

CONFIRMATION AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

By submitting your payment you are stating that you understand, acknowledge and agree with these terms and conditions.

Failing to adhere to these terms and conditions means you could be in breach of your enrolment agreement. This could result in a forfeit of your child’s position in any subsequent sessions.

PLEASE NOTE: All information in this document is true and accurate at the time of publication. Changes can and will occur from time to time.


Thanks so much!