The first year of formal schooling.
Prep will set children on the path to lifelong learning
Prep provides the foundation children need to succeed at school by developing:
What will your child learn in the Prep Year?
The learning experiences in the Prep Year will help your child to:
Children begin Year One having been introduced to school English and Maths programs such as LEM Phonics, Words their Way and Targeting Maths. They also participate in the school You Can Do it Program, as well as the Perceptual Motor Program, which assists with language concepts, verbalising what they are doing and helping develop coordination and memory.
Children in Queensland must by law turn 5 by 30th June in the year of starting Prep. This also means that they must turn 6 by 30th June in the year they commence Year One.
For more information and details about Prep, open the Prep Handbook attachment below.