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Prep

 
In Prep, children will be:
  • Constructing using blocks, collage and manipulative equipment to develop early mathematical concepts and skills
  • Initiating and participating in dramatic play to build an understanding of the world around them
  • Drawing and painting to encourage oral language, reading and writing skills
  • Writing stories and copying signs as part of their play, constructions and art
  • Playing and investigating independently, in pairs, small groups and as a whole class
  • Actively making choices about what and how they learn
  • Investigating and learning how to inquire about topics of interest
  • Planning collaboratively with the teacher using a plan-do-reflect model
  • Participating in music and language experiences
 
These learning experiences will help children to:
  • Understand and use language to group, sort and describe objects and to communicate ideas, feelings and needs
  • Develop early literacy and numeracy skills
  • Become independent thinkers and problem solvers
  • Learn how to cooperate with others, and make good choices
  • Develop physical coordination skills
  • Listen, respond to and give directions
  • Become confident at taking risks in their learning
 
 
Get Set for Prep and find out when your child is eligible to enrol in the Prep year.