Transition Sessions for 2025 Preps

 

INFORMATION SESSION ON SCHOOL READINESS

Wednesday 8th May 2024

An Information Evening on School Readiness will be conducted by our Foundation teachers, Sophie Hawkes, Ziya Burke, Danica Vun, Alex van Nugteren and Leigh Tangee and is open to any interested families. The session commences at 6.00 pm at school with the Foundation teachers and the Principal available beforehand for an informal chat from 5.45 pm.

 

FAIRYTALES ACTIVITY SESSION

Wednesday 4th September 2024

DINOSAURS ACTIVITY SESSION

Wednesday 11th September 2024

 

Two group activity sessions will be conducted by our Foundation teachers for children commencing their Foundation year in 2025. During these sessions the children will be exposed to some structured and unstructured learning and play activities. These sessions will be conducted from 9.45 until 10.45 am on the above days.

 

TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC

Wednesday 16th October 2024

Surnames A – K 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Surnames L – Z 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

 

A Teddy Bears' Picnic for enrolled Foundation students will commence in the Foundation classrooms over two sessions. The session for surnames A-K will be held at 9.30 am and will conclude at 10.45 am. The session for surnames L-Z will be held at 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm. The children will participate in fun activities with their Teddy Bears. Children are to bring along a snack and drink for the Picnic. Parents are asked to not stay in the classroom during this time as it may be too crowded and distracting for the students.

 

PLAYGROUND EXPERIENCE

Wednesday 30th October 2024

 

The Playground Experience is for enrolled Foundation students. It will commence at the stage area at 4.00 pm and will conclude at 4.45 pm. The children will participate in some activities and have a chance to play on the playground. This is a chance for children to become more familiar with their new environment and get to know some new faces.

 

CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE

Surnames A – K  Wednesday  6th  November 2024

Surnames L – Z  Wednesday 13th November 2024

 

The Classroom Experience Session commences at 11.45 am and concludes at 1.30 pm. The 2025 Foundation students will spend the session in the classrooms participating in Literacy, Numeracy and developmental play activities. Children are asked to bring along lunch. Parents are asked to not stay with their children.

 

PARENT INFORMATION SESSION

Wednesday 27th November 2024

 

An online Information Evening will be held for parents/guardians of 2025 Foundation students. The evening will commence at 6.30 pm. Parents/guardians will be given comprehensive details of school operations and curriculum. The 2025 Foundation Handbook will also be available and discussed.

 

2025 PREP COMMENCEMENT                          

Friday 31st January 2025

 

In 2025 the Foundation students commence their schooling on Friday 31st January at 9.30 am and will be dismissed at 1.00 pm on that day. Preps do not attend school on Wednesdays for the next four weeks. For the first two weeks of school (Monday 3rd February – Friday 14th), Foundation students are dismissed at 2.45 pm. All dates and times will be provided in the 2025 Foundation Handbook.


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