Ready, Prep, Go!

We are very excited to announce our pre-prep playgroup for our 2023 preps, which begins on August 12th 2022.  Led by our newly appointed transition coordinator, Stacey Farrell, the playgroup is a valuable addition to our transition to school process. Click to read more...

The countdown is on…. our first “Pre-Prep 2023” Playgroup takes place on FRIDAY, 12 AUGUST 2022 (from 9am to 11am).


Our Pre-Prep 2023 children are invited to attend, along with one parent, grandparent or guardian.  Ideally, if you have a younger sibling and can have someone else care for them (unless they are a baby), it would be fantastic if you could access that option, however, we also understand that this will not be available to everyone.

The Playgroup officially has a home!!!  It’s been a little like the Goldilocks and the 3 Bears story.  Would we hold the Playgroup in the second Prep classroom (too small), or the hall (too big), or Mrs Moore’s genius suggestion… the multi-purpose room/art room (just right)! Thank you to Mrs Cummings for sharing her space so generously.




The Playgroup is a
play-based environment for children to engage in experiences outside and inside, building on social/emotional, fine/gross motor, cognitive and physical skills within the school setting.  It will provide the children and families with an opportunity to build connections with each other, meet school staff and become familiar with the school environment.

9-9.30/45: Parent and child can either attend the assembly or play in the outside spaces.

9.30/45am: (weather dependent) the children and parent/guardian will move into the multi-purpose room for indoor experiences.

9.50am/10am: Circle Time & Brain break (piece of fruit/light snack)

10.50am: Story with a Special Guest member of staff

11am: Home time


DONATIONS

Thank you to the families who have donated items for the Playgroup.

We have also purchased specific pieces to enhance the learning opportunities for children as we are curating a special play-based learning environment at school.


 

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