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Prep

The Prep Program at Pacific Paradise State School is a full time program. 

 
Children attend from Monday – Friday during normal school hours. 
 
The Preparatory Year is the important first year of schooling.  Children must turn five by the 30th June in the year they commence Prep.
 
​Birthdate ​Eligible for Prep in: ​Eligible for Year 1 in:
​Child born 1 July 2010- June 2011 ​2016 ​2017
​Child born 1 July 2011- 30 June 2012 ​2017 ​2018
​Child born 1 July 2012- 30 June 2013 ​2018 ​2019
 

Kindergarten and Centre Visit

 
During the month of October children from our local Centres and Kindergartens will be invited to attend a morning session in the Prep classrooms.
 
These sessions will run from 9:15am- 10:45am.
 
During this time the children will be involved in a range of activities with classroom teachers and parents are also invited to come along and take a tour of the school with our Principal.
Please contact your local Centre or Kindergarten for specific times.
 
If your child does not attend one of our local Centres/ Kindergartens they are welcome to join any of our available sessions. Please call the office to confirm a date that is suitable.
 
 
 
 
Prep at Pacific Paradise is an extremely exciting year that promotes a genuine love of learning.
 
Our Prep classrooms are noted for their child focused programs and our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.
 
We pride ourselves on the close relationship we have with parents and the wider community and we foster a genuine desire to learn through an innovative curriculum that has a strong focus on literacy and numeracy.
 
Our staff are energetic, enthusiastic and caring. Our facilities include well designed Prep classrooms with natural light and ventilation.
 
Smartboards and touchscreen computers are available in each Prep classroom and we offer a state of the art computer lab, and resource centre. Our school auditorium features advanced technology in sound and lighting and hosts our school assemblies, special events and performances as well as our wonderful school musicals.
 
Pacific Paradise State School facilitates the development of knowledge and skills necessary for the 21st century. Our learning environments are engaging and interactive and they support creative thinking skills, effective communication and confidence in digital technology.
 

Prep Open Mornings

 
Come and join one of our staff on a guided tour of our school, giving your child a look at the Prep to Year 6 Classrooms, Prep Playground, Resource Centre, Tuckshop and the School Hall.
 
  • Thursday 24th August
  • Thursday 31st August
  • Thursday 7th September
  • Thursday 14th September
 
Please meet outside the school office from 9:15am.
Tours should conclude by 9:45am.
 
Prep Parent  Information Session
 
  • Monday 6th November 6:00– 7:30pm
 Meet at the Resource Centre
 
Prep Orientation Morning
 
  •   Friday 1st December
(Enrolled children for Prep 2017 will receive an invitation to attend) 
 
9:15am – 10:30am