Enrolment Information

Prep Transition Program

Students will be attending five transition sessions during November and early December 2017.

These sessions provide your child with the invaluable opportunity to familiarise themselves with the school and learning environment. It also supports the teachers in getting to know your child and provide valuable information for consideration when placing students in home groups for 2018. Please be aware that the allocated groups are not fixed and may change throughout the transition program. By Session 4, the home groups for 2018 will be confirmed.

Session 1:

Student focus:       Through stories, songs and games children are given the opportunity to get to know each other and the teachers.

Teacher focus:       Introducing the school and learning children’s names.

Parent focus:         School & Parent Expectations: A collaborative approach to a Catholic education.

Fitting out your child with their new school uniform.

 

Session 2:

Student focus:       Getting to know the school by visiting the Art Room and the Playground.

Teacher focus:       Observing the children in art room and playground settings.

Parent focus:          Legal requirements, Child Safe Standards and obligations as a parent.

Fitting out your child with their new school uniform.

 

Session 3: 

Student focus:        Getting to know the Learning Resource Centre.

Teacher focus:        Observing the children in library settings.

Parent focus:           Supporting your child and the school in Literacy & Numeracy. Discuss with the parents the importance of reading and the resources available to them.

 

Prep Parent Dinner: 

2018 & 2019 Prep Parents gather for dinner hosted by the school staff. It’s a very special night.

 

Session 4: 

Student focus:        Visiting the Prep classrooms

Teacher focus:       Introducing the children to their new classroom and talking about what will happen when they come to school.

Parent focus:          Student Wellbeing / Special Needs / Program Support.

 

Session 5: 

Student focus:         Getting to know my new friends in my classroom.

Teacher focus:         Establishing simple classroom expectations with the children. E.g. At school we take turns to talk – we put up our hand.

Parent focus:  As part of the final transition session, there will be a morning tea provided for all parents from  9:00am. It provides an opportunity for parents to continue to develop and deepen social connections across the Foundation year level and our school community. Our Year Four students, as the future buddies of Foundation students in 2019 will be organising this morning tea for you.