Prep Ways – A school based program at Blackbutt State School
What is Prep Ways?
a school based program designed to help you and your child enrol in Prep for
One enrolment interview with the 2020 prep teacher and or the Principal;
Attendance at one Prep Information session. This is a general information session that will answer your questions about Prep and help you with ways to get your 2020 Prep child/ren ready. This session will be on Monday 9 December 2019 from 9.00am to 10.00am.
Our Ready, Set, Prep program where your child/ren get the opportunity to experience a Prep classroom on Monday 9 December after the information session 10.00 to 11.30am and participate in the Under 8’s school activity held on Friday 1 November 2019.
During Semester two 2018, our Prep teacher visits
the two Early Childcare providers in Blackbutt for half a day every
During these visits, our Prep
teacher will observe and interact with your prep to be children and staff from
both centres to help transition your child/ren into Prep 2020.
is Ready, Set, Prep?
Ready, Set, Prep is a part of a school
program that enables your prospective Prep child to participate in one
classroom session and meet the Prep teacher and participate in Under 8’s Day at
session will be held on Monday 9 December. 2019 The timetable is as
9.00am to 10.00am
Introduction and Welcome, an Orientation
session in the school hall includes curriculum expectations in Prep, uniforms, lunches, fruit break, school day
times, toilet procedures, P&C information, tuckshop, getting your child
ready for Prep
10.00am to 10.45am
will accompany your child to participate in some Prep classroom work
10.45am to 11.00am
time-bring along a nutritious snack to eat with your child
11.00am to 11.30am
your child play in the school playground
and Thanks in the hall
Prep enrolment interviews
interviews of approximately 60 minutes, are arranged by appointment at
Blackbutt State School. The interviews will be conducted by the Prep teacher
with assistance from the Principal.
Prep enrolment interview appointment dates:
Time 1: Wednesday 28 August Week 7 Term 3 2019
Wednesday 4 September Week 8 Term 3 2019
Time 3: Thursday 7 November Week 5 Term 4 2019
If these times don't suit, please phone the school and arrange a more convenient time for the enrolment.
arrange an interview, please phone Blackbutt State School on (07) 4170 2222 and ask
for a prep enrolment interview time on your selected date from above. You will
be asked to collect a Prep Enrolment Pack from the school’s office.
or confidential matters will be discussed if required at the interview. This
information includes medical, legal, custodial and cultural matters that you
deem are important for your child to be successful at school.
will need to bring the following to the interview:
A birth certificate for your Prep 2020 child;
Accurate completion of the Prep Enrolment Pack
Any documentation to support medical, cultural, legal or custodial issues for your child/ren.
The process to enrol your child in prep 2020
Phone the school
on (07) 4170 2222 and arrange an appointment time with the office staff. Collect the Prep Enrolment Pack from the
Complete the Prep Enrolment Pack.
Return the completed Enrolment Pack to the school’s
office with all supporting documents.
Accurate completion of information in the Prep pack.
enter the information you give us into our departmental database. Please help
us by completing all parts of the pack and be as accurate as you can so that we
have current emergency contacts, phone numbers and email addresses
enrol you should have your
prospective Prep child/ren’s birth certificate/s. Please bring
along your Childcare Centre’s Transition Statement.
Booking a Prep interview.
Office staff will give you instructions to book your
Attend Ready, Set, Prep program.