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      Premium creative learning program for 3 – 6 yr olds

      Location: 8 Frederick St, Charlestown
      Staff ratio: 1 :8
      Parents: Drop off & return for pickup
      Program length: Ongoing – Join Anytime
      Enrolment Requirements (see details)

      Cost: From $45 (see details)


      How much simpler would life be for you as a parent if all your child’s activities could be in one place, scheduled in one block of time? And even more importantly, that this is the place where your child thrives and grows – socially, emotionally, creatively, musically and intellectually.  Welcome to Bee-School! Hive’s premium creative learning program for 3 – 6 yr olds.

      Hive’s innovative Bee-School program is unique and designed to help give your child the best quality creative arts education in an easy-access format. During Bee-School your child will enjoy playful, interactive classes in music, drama, art, dance, school readiness and Spanish where they’ll learn alongside expert teachers, musicians, actors and artists, and grow in skill and confidence.

      Bee-School Packages: 

      Vibrant Bees

      Vibrant Bees

      Morning Sessions: Dance | Drama | Musical Theatre

      Afternoon Sessions: Dance | Art 2 | Musical Theatre

      3 hours | $45

      “Vibrant” perfectly describes the child who just loves to move, sing, dance, and explore creativity and it perfectly describes this thriving program filled with creative movement, song, dance, drama and colourful hands-on play based art.  Boys enjoy this program just as much as girls, and especially enjoy the playful dance and movement classes.

      Session format: 

      • Dance (Jazz & Ballet) 60 min
      • Snack break 15 min
      • Drama (mornings) / Art: Designer-Bees (afternoons) 45 min
      • Drink break 15 min
      • Musical Theatre 45 min
      • Storytime & pickup 15 min


      Expressive Bees | 3-5yrs

      Expressive Bees | 3-5yrs

      Drama | Art | Kindermusik

      3 hours | $45

      Combining the three core elements of creative expression, Expressive Bees is designed to progressively develop authentic skill in Music, Art and Acting.  Developing these skills at an early age gives your child confidence in interacting with the arts as well as creating the neural pathways necessary to develop creative talent.  

      Session format: 

      • Music 45 min
      • Snack break 15 min
      • Fine Art 60 min
      • Drama 45 min
      • Storytime & pickup (or lunch break if staying for afternoon session) 15 min


      Eloquent Bees | 3-5yrs

      Eloquent Bees | 3-5yrs

      Spanish | Art | Kindermusik

      3 hours | $45

      Communication, empathy and confidence are key strengths for any child to develop. In our Eloquent Bees program, your child has the opportunity to not only learn to communicate in another language, but also to broaden their minds to other cultures. 

      Children who learn a second language in their early years develop advanced communication skills because they learn to look for a wide range of communication cues like facial expression and body language rather than solely relying on words.

      Your little Bee will laugh, play, move and sing their way through learning Spanish, they’ll get their hands busy making beautiful art works, and they’ll find their singing voice as they  move, sing and play in our music class.

      Session format: 

      • Spanish 45 min
      • Snack break 15 min
      • Music Movers 45 min
      • Fine Art 60 min
      • Storytime & pickup 15 min


      Clever Bees  | 4-5yrs

      Clever Bees | 4-5yrs

      Brain Buzz | Art: Designer Bees | Music Masters

      3 hours | $45

      When you think of getting your child “school ready” most people immediately think: alphabet, workbooks and flashcards!

      The Brain Buzz class develops muscle strength, and brain-body coordination in key areas through fun games and movement activities.  The Music Masters class increases a child’s capacity to listen and remember and to recognize patterns – through joyful hands-on tuned musical instrument play using recorders, violins, piano, ukulele and xylophone.  In our Designer Bees class, kids enjoy working on a project each term where they design and make a full playset out of colourful clay to take home and play with, all whilst strengthening their fine motor control.

      Need an earlier pickup time? Chat with us, we can help!

      Session format: 

      • Music Masters 45 min
      • Snack break 15 min
      • Brain Buzz 45 min
      • Designer Bees 60 min
      • Storytime & pickup 15 min


      Ready to Get Started? Here’s How:

      Step 1: Choose your session/s

      Step 2: Choose your day

      Step 3: Check that your child is Bee-School Ready

      Step 4: Enrol | Schedule a Trial

      Satisfaction Guarantee:

      If for any reason you wish to cancel your enrolment within your first month of classes, we will refund your member joining fee and any remaining tuition fees.*

      *Applies to member enrolments only. 



      Melissa Box

      Melissa Box

      Spanish | Music | Drama | School Readiness

      Natasha Gibbs

      Natasha Gibbs

      Music | Drama | Dance | Musical Theatre

      Amanda Batterham

      Amanda Batterham

      Music | School Readiness

      Lee Seaman

      Lee Seaman


      Sophie Carmody

      Sophie Carmody

      Dance | Drama | Musical Theatre

      Luke Barker

      Luke Barker

      Drama | Dance | Musical Theatre

      Get to know Hive

      Our 2 Week Trial Pass is the perfect way to find the right class fit for your child at Hive.

      Attend 2 of any classes within 2 weeks for just $35. 

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      Is your child Bee-School Ready?

      Bee-School is a series of learning classes with a set start time and finish time. We are not a childcare facility, and accordingly, we do need children to be “Bee-School Ready” in order to commence enrolment. 

      Toilet Training

      Children need to be fully toilet trained and able to use the toilet independently without assistance. During a Bee-School session children will be invited to use the bathroom every hour between sessions. Children can also use the bathroom at any stage during a class.

      There are various stages of toilet training, and children having the odd accident is fine.  Children who are still in the process of training - for example, needing to be lifted onto a toilet, having assistance to undress and dress, needing to go to the toilet every 20-30 minutes, are not yet ready to attend Bee-School. 

      Arriving on time: 

      Bee-School is a series of learning classes with a set start time and finish time. To avoid disruption to classes, we do ask parents to ensure they arrive on time for each session.


      Food - in a packed lunch box

      • Please adhere to the guidelines below for foods to pack and to avoid:
      • - NO NUTS PLEASE
      • - Crackers and fruit or vegie sticks for morning tea.
      • - Sandwich or crackers, cheese for lunch.
      • - No spillable food (eg yoghurt, spaghetti).
      • - No food that requires teacher assistance. Must be quick and easy for your child to eat.
      • - No lollies, chocolate or sugary foods.


      Drink – one water bottle, clearly labelled with your child’s name.

      Small bag/backpack - containing a change of clothes and underwear, plastic bags in the event of soiled clothing. All clothing items labelled with your child’s name.

      Hive Member Enrolments:

      If for any reason you wish to cancel your enrolment within your first month of classes, we will refund your remaining tuition fees and cancel your enrolment.

      Please note:

      1st month period applies for 30 days starting on the date of your first class

      Satisfaction guarantee applies to:

      • Members who are NEW to Hive
      • NEW enrolments in Bee-School (for new and existing Hive clients)

      Alternatively: you can CHANGE your enrolment to any other Hive class / program if you are unsatisfied, with no notice period.

      1 Session Per Week

      MEMBERS $45

      • - per week, per child
      • - billed in monthly installments of $150

      NON-MEMBERS $55

      • - per week, per child
      • - billed upfront by the term at $550 per 10 week term

      2 Sessions Per Week

      MEMBERS $85

      • - For 2 sessions per week, per child
      • - billed in monthly installments of $266.60

      NON-MEMBERS $95

      • - For 2 sessions per week, per child
      • - billed upfront by the term at $950 per 10 week term

      Initial Registration/Uniform Fee $55

      • - Includes your child's Bee-School uniform: T-Shirt & skirt / pants

      Member Info


      Pro-Rated Fees:

      Join anytime! ALL fees are pro-rated and charged from your START DATE