Children enrolled at our 4 Year Old Kindergarten have a seamless transition to Foundation. They have the opportunity to participate with their families in Mount Pleasant Road community events, such as the Twilight Sports, Family Science Night, Family Breakfast, Christmas Concert and Student Representative Council events including Book Week and Footy Day.
In Terms Two and Three, all children in the 4 year old Kindergarten group and children who have been accepted into our school for the following year are given the opportunity work with Year 4 students on activities both in the Kindergarten and school classrooms.
In October of Term Four, the Orientation Program for students enrolled in Foundation for the following year commences. Children participate in four sessions in the Foundation classrooms.
Please refer to the orientation information below
Parents are required to attend an Information Evening on in Term 4 to ask questions and get advice on school readiness. More information will be sent home with enrolement confirmation.
Starting at school is a new and exciting experience. Some ideas for you to try at home to prepare your child for school include:
Help your child into a routine similar to that of school:
If possible, have your child to try on their school uniform. Practise putting on and taking off shoes. It is a good idea to "break in" new school shoes before starting school.
On the first day of school, your child should bring their: