What Dancing Can Do for Your Tween

For those in their ‘tweenage’ years, dance enables a means to express their individuality and creativity. At JAKSA we help in building positive self-esteem and support both mental health and wellbeing. A large part of this is assisting in social and emotional development as the ages between adolescent and teenager … Read More

How Dance Can Encourage & Inspire Your Young Child

From the very youngest of ages, children are drawn to music. How often do we see cute little videos on social media of kids rocking it out, with their bottoms wriggling to music? It’s not only adorable, but it is also a great example of a child developing their motor … Read More

Miss Lana’s World’s Greatest Shave

  In Week 4, Miss Lana will be shaving her head for the World’s Greatest Shave to support Australian families with their battle with cancer. The event will be held on Wednesday 23rd May, at 6:30pm at the studio. We invite you to come along and watch Miss Lana get … Read More

OUR SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM

In 2017, JAKSA introduced our own “SPOTLIGHT” program, which promotes positive behaviour and hard work ethic. Our Spotlight nominations are chosen over Terms 1, 2 & 3, and are chosen based on: Kindness Teamwork Improvement in their abilities to sing/dance/act Improvement in their confidence Manners & respect Commitment – Attends … Read More

JAKSA’s Mini Mentors aka JAKSA M&M’S!

Starting 2018, we are introducing JAKSA M&Ms, which is a class peer support program.  Students are chosen by teachers to help in class with guiding and assisting other students in their activities, helping to read scripts, handing out stickers at the end of class, writing names on the “Take Five” … Read More

JAKSA’s Bee Code

Our “Bee Code of Conduct” is a simple code to help instil JAKSA’s values and it is an acronym of JAKSA! J – Joyful                       smiling faces, enjoying class, including everyone A – Appreciative       manners & respect K – … Read More

JAKSA’s Take Fives

Take fives are little random acts of kindness that reflect our Bee Code.  Our JAKSA teachers instigate and recognise “take fives” in their classes by rewarding positive behaviour. For example:  if a student helps another student without having to be asked, you could respond with.  “Wow, Lucy.  I am very … Read More

2017 Exciting News!

The Jaksa Team are very excited to be implementing a new rewards program called “SPOTLIGHT” highlighting our students who have shown not only improvement but also commitment, dedication, hard work & importantly, teamwork & kindness.  These students will be showcased on the website, social media & on our display boards. … Read More

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