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DRUMBEAT Quest is Holyoake's latest innovation born out of the evidence-based DRUMBEAT Program. The rhythmic adventure game is designed to enhance social and emotional learning in school aged children and is aligned with the Australian Curriculum standards.

The game explores many issues that youth face on a daily basis, including identity, values and beliefs, community and diversity, bullying, peer pressure and more.

Incorporating the latest research in neuroscience on rhythm and emotional regulation, DRUMBEAT Quest is fun and engaging. The game is played with an electronic drum to enhance the rhythm-based outcomes including improved motor coordination and emotional regulation.

Quest is designed for educators and counsellors working with young people aged 8 to 17 years in group or individual settings.


Holyoake has established a research partnership with Murdoch University's Project KIDS - a neurodevelopmental research program. After conducting a pilot study on DRUMBEAT Quest in 2015, the Murdoch researchers are currently preparing for a larger study, evaluating the impact of the DRUMBEAT Quest program on well being, self-regulation and emotional and social awareness in primary school-aged children.

Holyoake is looking to partner with schools and organisations working with youth for research opportunities.


  •  Available on PC and Mac
  • iOS version to be released shortly
  • Aligned with Australian Curriculum standards
  • Supported by WA School Associations
  • Over 13 hours of video tutorials
  • Comprehensive Discussion Guide and support materials

If you would like to know more about DRUMBEAT Quest, please call us at (08) 9416 4444 or send us an email.

For the complete range of DRUMBEAT Quest materials, please visit www.drumbeatquest.com.

DRUMBEAT Quest is aligned with the Australian Curriculum Standards - to learn more, please download the Curriculum Standards Alignment Document.

DRUMBEAT Quest flyer for schools

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