Kindergarten to School Transition program 2023
We offer an extensive transition program for the children starting Prep at Doncaster Primary School in 2023. The children will engage in a variety of activities with the Prep teachers in the Prep classrooms. This provides an opportunity to become familiar with Doncaster Primary and to feel at ease and connected to their school environment and peers. The transition program is an essential step in ensuring a smooth start to Prep.
We offer several transition mornings, dates to be confirmed in term 3.
After transition session are complete you will meet your 2023 teacher followed by a parent teacher interviews.
At our 2023 Prep Information Evening to be held on date to be confirmed.
You we will be provided with the information you require about being a Prep parent.
Children will work in groups during transition sessions and will be introduced to Mathematics and Literacy through fun, hands-on game and activities. Opportunities to work collaboratively with others, socialise and establish friendships will be encouraged throughout the program.
2022 classes will be established based on children’s interactions, alongside the recommendations of kindergartens. Children will have the opportunity to work in their future Prep classes and meet their classroom teacher. Transition from Kindergarten
Transition from kindergarten to school is an exciting step for children and parents alike.
Here are some tips to ensure a smooth beginning to school for you and your child!
Prep Curriculum OverviewWhat do students in Prep learn?
The Victorian CurriculumThe Victorian Curriculum sets out what every student should learn during their first eleven years of schooling. The curriculum is the common set of knowledge and skills required by students for life-long learning, social development and active and informed citizenship.
At Doncaster Primary School, Through a thematic framework, children learn:
MathematicsNumber and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, Statistics and Probability, Working Mathematically.
ScienceKnowledge and Understanding.
The ArtsCreating and Making, Exploring and Responding.
HealthPersonal, Social and Community Health
Personal and Social CapabilitySelf-awareness and Management, Social Awareness and Management
Suggestions to Parents
As parents you can also assist the school by observing these few simple suggestions: