• About Us

    From teacher to business owner

    How it all began

    From teacher to business owner

    Hello, my name is Catherine and I am the creator and franchisor of Popcat’s Music Time Ltd. Since its inception in September 2014, Popcat’s has grown rapidly with classes being carried out right across the Wirral, Neston, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Northwich, Childwall and Hereford.

    I am a fully qualified and experienced primary school teacher and I have spent many years teaching from foundation through to year 6. I have continued to tutor primary school children both indivually and in groups since leaving teaching. I have always been passionate about children learning through music and having fun, and after carefully planning Popcat’s for three years I finally decided to take the plunge of a career change in 2014. The satisfaction of knowing that so many little ones enjoy coming to Popcat’s classes week after week tells me that I made the right career choice.

    Introducing Jess

    Meet our Franchise Support Manager

    Hi my name is Jess and I am the Franchise Support Manager for Popcat’s. This is a new role that has been created due to the popularity of the Franchise and the increased level of support needed to ensure the business continues to grow. We are determined that the franchisees will continue to receive the high level of help and guidance from Head Office, that has always been one part of the package that makes the business so successful.

     

    I left my job as a Deputy Head Teacher in a Special School back in December 2015 and actually joined another music franchise, where I worked with the elderly and nurseries.

    I do miss being able to support and lead people so this new role is perfect and I already have been made to feel so welcome by the Popcat’s family. I am working closely alongside Catherine the Franchisor to help make Popcat’s the nationally known household name that it is here on the Wirral.

     

    I have a nearly 19 year old son who is in his first year at Uni, so a little bit of empty nest syndrome, but the husband and my 2 little foreign rescue dogs keep me well occupied! I am a member of PopVox choir as well and also enjoy a bit of crafting in my spare time!

  • Where Are The Classes?

    There is a class for everyone

    Guilden Sutton Village Hall

    Large Halls and Spacious Classes

    So where will you find our payg music classes?

    We have classes in the following locations and for more information please click on 'Classes' in our menu section.

     

    • Wirral 
    • Neston
    • Ellesmere Port
    • Chester CH2
    • Chester CH3
    • Childwall
    • Runcorn (from April 2022)
    • Warrington (from April 2022)
    • Deeside (from April 2022)
    • Northwich
    • Hereford
    All Saints Church Hall, Childwall.

    Car Parks and Baby Change

    What matters to us

    When our class leaders are looking for a venue they always make sure it has all of the following wherever possible:

     

    • A large car park
    • A baby change
    • A warm hall with ventilation
    • A clean hall
    • A large enough entrance for prams
    • An area to serve tea and coffee for after class
    • A large hall with plenty of room for little ones to move around.
    All Saints Church Hall, Childwall.
  • Class Prices

    Payg Classes No Need To Book

    No Need To Book

    Pay As You Go

    It really is simple when you choose your class. You just go along to the venue and pay there and then! No Booking, no complicated forms to fill in, just pop your money in the box or pay via BACs or on the class leader's card machine!

     

    So how much is a class?

     

    • £6 per child (£3 for each additional sibling)
    • babies under 6 months are FREE
    • babies under 9 months are FREE with a paid sibling
    • childminder prices are £6 per child and £3 for each additional child
     
    Where are our classes located?
    • Wirral 
    • Neston
    • Ellesmere Port
    • Chester CH2
    • Chester CH3
    • Childwall
    • Runcorn  (from April 2022)
    • Warrington (from April 2022)
    • Deeside (from April 2022)
    • Northwich
    • Hereford

    Every Class Includes A Snack

    Banana or Raisins?

    After every class your child will have the choice of a banana or raisins!

    Each adult is offered a hot drink or water. We are all about the social time and to us it's just as important as the class.

    We do not allow any eating during the actual class due to the risk of choking and allergies.

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Terms & Conditions
At Popcat's we strive to keep all little ones safe and thats our top priority, as well as having fun of course! However in the class parents and carers are responsible for their own children and their behaviour. We ask that the children do not run around or move around the class eating due to health and safety. We also ask that no food containing peanuts are ever brought into a class due to allergies.

If your child does have an accident during a session then please inform the class leader who will assist you and also provide a first aid kit.

Photographs are permitted in class but permission must be sought from all adults attending the session before they can be taken. Photographs may only be taken for personal use and may not appear on social media. Full length videos are not permitted under any circumstances.
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Privacy Policy
This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Popcat’s Music Time Ltd the owner and provider of this Website. Popcat’s Music Time Ltd takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. The data controller is Popcat's Music Time Ltd a company registered in England and Wales under company number 09460553 with its registered office at 150 Storeton Road, Prenton CH42 8NB. We are registered with the ICO under number ZA198329. Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation

In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:
Data

collectively all information that you submit to Popcat’s Music Time Ltd via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;

Popcat’s Music Time Ltd

Popcat’s Music Time Ltd of 150 Storeton Road, Prenton, Ch42 8NB;

User or you

any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Popcat’s Music Time Ltd and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Popcat’s Music Time Ltd

and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and

Website

the website that you are currently using, www.popcats.co.uk, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
"including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";
reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.
Scope of this privacy policy

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Popcat’s Music Time Ltd and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.
Data collected

We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
Name
Contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.
Our use of Data

For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Popcat’s Music Time Ltd is the "data controller".
We will retain any Data you submit for 12 months.
Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.
All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security).
Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
internal record keeping;
in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Third party websites and services

Popcat’s Music Time Ltd may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.
Links to other websites

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.
Changes of business ownership and control

Popcat’s Music Time Ltd may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Popcat’s Music Time Ltd. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
Controlling use of your Data

Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:
use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
sharing Data with third parties.
Functionality of the Website

To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.
Accessing your own Data

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Popcat’s Music Time Ltd (where such Data is held) on payment of a small fee, which will not exceed £5.
Security

Data security is of great importance to Popcat’s Music Time Ltd and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.
If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.
General

You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
Changes to this privacy policy

Popcat’s Music Time Ltd reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

You may contact Popcat’s Music Time Ltd by email at catherine@popcats.co.uk.