Peninsula School of dance

Petite Dancers

Our pre-school classes nurture and inspire our littlest dancers to develop confidence and provides a strong foundation for our academy classes.

Developed by experienced and qualified dance educators, our Petite Dance program truly honours young children and each stage of their development.

When young dancers join our school they will be welcomed into a space that’s friendly, warm and professional. Our skilled and qualified teaching team genuinely care about the experience for each and every little dancer.

Petite Dancers is packed full of fun activities that build a strong foundation for dance. Students are supported to develop skills that assist with school readiness such as listening, taking turns, body awareness, spatial awareness, musicality and much more.

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ages 2-6

Petite Classes

Your child will enjoy the highest quality dance classes because our teachers are early childhood dance education specialists. You can be guaranteed your child will be supported, nurtured and have a whole stack of fun along the way.

Petite Ballet

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Petite Beats

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Petite Hop

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Petite Stars

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Petite Acro

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Class Fees

PSD Schedule of Fees 2024

Annual Membership Fee

$45 per student

Non-refundable once only annual payment. This amount is added to the Term 1 invoice or upon full enrolment.

Fees are calculated based on the number of hours per week multiplied by the number of weeks in the term.

Note term 4 is calculated based on additional rehearsal time and includes the dress rehearsal. PSD does not run classes on public holidays and fees are reduced accordingly. You will be provided with a full account statement after your free trial class.

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Family discounts

$30.00 off per term for 2 in family

$40.00 off per term for 3 in family

$50.00 off per term for 4 in family

Hours Per Week Hourly Rate Fee Per Week
30 minutes 19
45 minutes 21
1 hour 24 25.50
1.5hrs 31.50
2hrs 20 42
3hrs 18 57
4hrs 16 67.50
5hrs 15 79
6hrs 14 88.50
7hrs (CAP) 12.50 92.00
8hrs and more capped 12.50 92.00

Our teaching philosophy

At Peninsula School of Dance (PSD), we uphold a play-based, child-centred approach to dance education, recognising the immense value of fostering a supportive and engaging environment for our young students. Unlike traditional dance classes where instructors solely demonstrate steps, our PSD teachers actively engage with your child, taking the time to understand their individual personalities, interests, and learning styles. Through playful exploration of movement and storytelling, we encourage our students to express themselves creatively while developing essential gross motor skills. By prioritising interaction and connection, we aim to build confidence and instil a love for dance that extends far beyond the studio.

At the heart of our approach lies the belief that dance should be a joyful and enriching experience for every child. Our teachers guide students through a variety of activities designed to stimulate their imagination, promote physical development, and cultivate self-assurance. From imaginative play to creative movement exercises set to music, every moment in our classes is an opportunity for growth and discovery. By emphasising fun and creativity, we not only lay the groundwork for future dance proficiency but also equip our students with valuable life skills that will serve them well in school and beyond.

In essence, the play-based, child-centred approach at Peninsula School of Dance is not just about teaching dance steps; it’s about nurturing the whole child. Through engaging activities, meaningful interactions, and a supportive atmosphere, we empower our students to thrive both in the studio and in the world around them. We believe that by fostering a love for dance and providing a solid foundation of skills, we are shaping confident, well-rounded individuals who are ready to take on any challenge that comes their way.

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