Welcome to Prep at Ascot
Prep is an exciting time
for you and your child. Prep is the
first year of schooling and is a fulltime compulsory program, from Monday to
Friday from 8.45am to 2.45pm.
The early years of
learning are among the most significant periods of growth for children.
Experiences during this time not only affect cognitive, social and physical
development, but also deeply influence dispositions to learning and children’s
views of themselves as learners.
At Ascot State School the Prep program is
designed to cater for each child’s interests and needs and to foster a love of
We recommend you view the supporting information - Ascot Prep Handbook 2017 (PDF, 454 KB). For detailed information on enrolling your child in Prep, please
see Enrolling at our school.
The Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006 enables principals to
consider early entry to Prep for children who turn five
years by 31 July.
It should be emphasised
standard Prep entry cut-off date remains 30 June in the year a child enters
quality kindergarten program in the year before Prep is the best education
option for all children
entry for July-born children should be by exception only, where it is in
the best interests of the child.
sheet for parents is available online.
Enrolment Information Day for Prep Year 2018
Monday June 5, 2017
Session 1 – 1.45-2.45pm
Session 2 – 7.00-8.00pm
Families enrolling their children in Ascot State
School for Prep in 2018 are invited to attend one of our Prep Information
sessions on Monday June 5, 2017 in the hall. There are two sessions available
to make the information more accessible for families.
Enrolment forms will be handed out at the
conclusion of this session and will be available from the office after this
date for the 2018 school year.
The session runs for approx. 45 mins and outlines
information about the Prep year at Ascot State School.
This session is for parents only and will consist
of information from our Principal, Ms Gayle Coleman, and our Early Years Deputy Principal, Ms Roxanne Smith.
N.B. This is only for students residing within the Ascot State School
catchment area. Please see the Local Catchment Area map within the Ascot State School 'School
Enrolment Management Plan' for clarification.