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Prep

Our school offers a comprehensive Preparatory program implementing the Early Years Curriculum and the Australian Curriculum. Our staff are very experienced in early childhood education and work closely with parents in establishing a positive start to the educational journeys of our youngest students. Prep is a full time, five days per week program and operates within normal school hours. Prep is located under D block and on the next level.  Enquiries can be made by phoning 3323 7111 during school hours.

Prep Enrolments

 
Parents and guardians are invited at any time during the school year to contact the school in regard to enrolling their child/children in Prep for the following year. 
 
It is requested that an enrolment interview occurs prior to starting Prep.
 
Below are listed a number of suggestions and requirements to prepare for your child's entry to school.
 
  • Make an appointment for an interview
  • Bring the birth certificate/ passport along for verification on the day of the interview. Attend the interview on time
  • Prepare any questions you have in readiness
 
There will be an opportunity to attend Prep transition mornings held for all students who are enrolling in Prep at Mount Gravatt East State Primary School. Parents are required to stay for these.  Students must be enrolled to attend these sessions.
 

On the First Day

 

Bring your child to the Prep classroom.  Move with your child into the class and meet the classroom teacher.  Stay with your child for a settling period.  The teacher will advise you when it is time to go.  Please say goodbye to your child in the normal way and tell them you will return at the end of the day to collect them, then leave the room.  Your child will be cared for by the class teacher in a very special way until you return at the conclusion of the school day.