Prep Information Sessions

​​​Starting Prep is an exciting time! It can also be a time of uncertainty for children and parents. To make the transition to school as seamless as possible, St Finbarr's holds Prep Information Sessions for those families with children transitioning from Kindy to Prep.

​These events are held in Terms 1, 2 and 3 and are​ a chance for families to hear from leadership and Prep teachers, how to best prepare your child for school. Topics covered include - 

  • Supporting the development of your child's pre-reading skills

  • Supporting the development of your child's numeracy skills

  • Supporting the development of your child's fine and gross motor skills.

Prep Readiness Sessions 

St Finbarr's offers Prep Readiness sessions, where we welcome all families to join us to learn more about Prep life. These sessions are welcome to all - you do not have to be enrolled or have submitted an application - and they are designed to prepare children for their first day of school, ensuring there ar​​e only smiles and laughter for that special milestone.

Prep Readiness Sessions will be held 10.00am - 11.00am​ on:

  • Term 1: Sunday 17 March 2024 - Pre-Reading Skills
  • Term 2: Sunday 2 June 2024 - Introducing Numeracy
  • Term 3: Sunday 8 September 2​024 - Fine and Gross Motor Skills
  • Term 4: Sunday 13 October 2024 - Getting to know our school community​
Please use the form below to book, or call or email us to confirm your attendance. We look forward to welcoming you!​​

​​​​​​​​​Prep Readiness Session Booking​ Form ​​

Please refer to the table below for dates your child will be eligible to commence Prep in a Queensland school.Prep sessions.jpg

​Prep commencement
​1 July 2018 - 30 June 2019
​Prep 2024
​1 July 2019 - 30 June 2020
​Prep 2025
1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021​
​Prep 2026
​1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022
​Prep 2027
​1 July 2022 - 30 June 2023
​​Prep 2028

If you have any queries regarding your child commencing Prep, please email us at  

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