ENROLLING YOUR CHILD
Children may legally be enrolled at the school from the time they turn five. Prior to enrolment, parents are warmly invited to bring preschoolers along to school to help them become familiar with school life. Children usually visit the school for one morning a week on a Thursday from 8.45am - morning tea six weeks prior to their fifth birthday. This is advised but not compulsory. Please contact the Assistant Principal, Nikki Simmonds for any further details.
WHEN ENROLLING YOUR CHILD PLEASE BRING ALONG:
(a) need to be treated at school, or
(b) affect first aid treatments carried out in case of accidents.
securely at school.
Up to date pupil information includes personal details of importance to school, health concerns and emergency contact person in case of illness etc.
This information is kept confidentially on file in the office. For your child’s sake please contact us if there are any changes in this information.
IDEAS TO HELP YOUR CHILD GET READY FOR SCHOOL
Parents often want to know what they can do for their children to ensure a smooth entry in the junior classes. The following are some ideas which may help:
Help your child to recognise and write their own name
Know the basic colour names
Recognise the names and sounds of the alphabet letters
Count forward and backwards to at least 10
Be prepared to share, play and work with others
Read lots of stories to your child
Talk to your children and answer their questions
Provide them with the opportunity to experiment with colour (crayons, pencils, paint) and to use
equipment like scissors, a pencil etc.
Encourage your child to take responsibility for their possessions
Provide your child with plenty of opportunity to talk to others
Teach your child how to handle a book with care
ADDRESSES & EMERGENCY CONTACTS
For emergency use the school maintains files of all pupils' addresses, telephone numbers and the name of their doctor and emergency contact phone numbers. Please contact the school if your file needs updating.