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5-9 Year Olds

Classes for children in lower primary school

Young dancers will grow in confidence as they are supported to develop skills, technique, strength, flexibility and coordination in fun and supportive dance classes at our Hornsby Studio. 

We offer classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop for this age group, providing a solid foundation for future dance progression and skills transferrable beyond the Studio.

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2024 Classes

Note: Ages listed are based on the age a student is turning in 2024. 



  • Kindy Ballet (5-6 years): Saturday 10:15am - 11:00am

  • Beginners Ballet (7-8 years): Saturday 12:15pm - 1:00pm

  • Grade 2 Ballet (9-10 years*): Wednesday 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Classical Ballet is a celebration of form and technique, combining graceful, fluid movements and story telling. GLM proudly teaches the Ballet Australasia Ltd (BAL) syllabus, introducing young dancers to the recognised technique of Classical ballet in carefully graded and interesting exercises. More about Ballet classes at GLM here

*Ages are a guide only.



  • Kindy Jazz/Tap Combo (5-6 years): Saturday 11:00am - 12:00pm

  • Beginners Jazz/Tap Combo (7-8 years): Saturday 1:00pm - 2:00pm

  • Junior Jazz (9-12 years): Friday 5:30pm - 6:30pm

A lively and popular style, Jazz is rooted in classical technique and blended with today’s more modern styles. Recognised by bold and dramatic movements including kicks, turns and leaps, Jazz classes support the development of well-rounded skills in young dancers. More about Jazz classes at GLM here



  • Kindy Jazz/Tap Combo (5-6 years): Saturday 11:00am - 12:00pm

  • Beginners Jazz/Tap Combo (7-8 years): Saturday 1:00pm - 2:00pm

  • Grade 2 Tap (8-9 years*): Friday 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Part dance, part music, tap dancers create their own sound with simple and complex rhythms, working with what is effectively a percussive instrument strapped to their feet! GLM proudly teach the Ballet Australasia Limited (BAL) Tap syllabi, providing up to date trends with sound tap technique in carefully graded classes. More about Tap classes at GLM here


*Ages are a guide only.


Hip Hop

  • Beginners Hip Hop (6-8 years): Friday 3:45pm - 4:30pm

Rather pop than plié? Hip Hop is a street style of dance that incorporates strong and distinctive movements, often performed to the epic beats of hip hop, urban or RnB music. More about Hip Hop classes at GLM here


Helpful Information

Location: Our studio is on Jersey Street, less than 5 minutes from Westfield. Get directions here

Trials: We offer a complimentary trial in any class at GLM.

Enrolments: We love welcoming new students to the GLM family! New enrolments are welcome throughout the year (tuition will be pro rata). Please note classes break for school holidays. Click here to learn more about enrolling at GLM.

Fees: All information about fees at GLM can be found here on our website. 

Uniform: Uniform requirements by style of dance are listed on this webpage

Showcase: The high point of the dance year for many, GLM presents a Showcase each December - two fabulous evenings in which our entire student body gets to show their progression and perform the dances they have been learning in their classes for their family, friends and loved ones.

We're here to help

Do you have any questions about our classes or studio? Please don't hesitate to contact us, we'd love to help.

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