2023 Prep Transition Dates

The transition into Primary School is one of the most dramatic social transitions made by young children.  At Sacred Heart we run a fantastic transition program to lay the foundations for success during their early times at our school.

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Please see below our transition processes for our new Prep students who will oficially join our school in 2023.

DATE EVENT

July 2022

Buddy Allocation

2023 Preps will be matched with a Year Five Buddy.  The Year Five buddies will write a brief letter of introduction to the Prep’s with a photo attached.

August 2022

Kinder Visits

Preps will be visited at Kindergarten (or Child Care) by their Buddy and a member of the Sacred Heart staff.

Monday 12th September

  • Session 1: 9am - 9:30am
  • Session 2: 9:45am - 10:15am
  • Session 3: 11:30am - 12pm
  • Session 4: 12:15pm - 12:45pm

Buddy Playtime

Each 2023 Prep will be allocated ONE of these sessions to attend.  (You will be allocated one of these sessions prior to the date). During the session, the Prep and his/her Buddy will play together in the Library, supported by one of the Prep Teachers.  Parents may like to stay with their child, or have a cup of tea in the Staffroom during this session.

Friday 21st October - 9am - 11am

Prep Transition - Morning Block

2023 Preps come to school. They will go to the Prep Classrooms with the Prep Teachers (not necessarily their 2023 class groups as these will be determined at a later stage). They will need to bring a drink bottle and a small snack for recess.

Monday 7th November - 8:45am - 1:30pm

Prep Transition - Half Day

2023 Preps come to school. They will go to the Prep Classrooms with the Prep Teachers (not necessarily their 2023 class groups as these will be determined at a later stage). They will need to bring a drink bottle and a small snack for recess and lunch.  They will also need a hat.

Wednesday 16th November - 5pm - 6pm

Buddy BBQ

The families of the 2023 Preps and their Buddies are invited to come to school for a sausage sizzle and a play.

Wednesday 23rd November 8:45am - 1:30pm

Prep Transition - Half Day

2023 Preps come to school. They will now be placed in their 2023 class groups and will work with their 2023 teachers. They will need to bring a drink bottle and a small snack for recess and lunch.  They will also need a hat.

Tuesday 6th December - 8:30am - 1:30pm

Whole School Transition Day & Parent Information Session

2023 Preps come to school. They will now be placed in their 2023 class groups and will work with their 2023 teachers. They will need to bring a drink bottle and a small snack for recess and lunch.  They will also need a hat.

The Parent Information Session will be held in the stadium from 9 am - 10 am.