Enrolments & Kinder to Foundation Transition

At Trafalgar Primary School, we understand that transitioning to school is one of the most important milestones in your child's life. Our comprehensive transition program ensure that this process is a smooth and exciting time for you and your family.

Along with the three sessions outlined below, we also offer a Parent Information Evening that helps you to prepare your child for school. This will be held on:

Wednesay 17th November from 5.30pm until 6.30pm.

Whilst the below three session will ensure that your child is well prepared for school, we encourage you to contact us on (03) 5633 1566 if you feel your child would benefit from additional transition sessions.

Please note: In Session 1 and 2, the class your child is in may not necessarily be the class they will be placed in for 2022.

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Session 1

An Introduction to Learning at School

Wednesday 24th November 2021

9.15am - 10.45am

This transition visit provides an introduction to Foundation. Children will spend some time getting to know each other whilst hey choose from a variety of fun activities to engage in.

They will experience our daily literacy program, which involve various reading and writing activities.

Story time will involve a big book followed by a chance to create something amazing!

Session 2

Making Connecton with Marvellous Maths!

Wednesday 1st December 2021

9.15am - 10.45am

During this visit, children will get to know their class mates better whilst playing together.

Children will get to experience our daily numeracy program.

They will engage in many exciting mathematical activities.

National Transition Day

All future 2022 Students

Tuesday 7th December 2021

9.15am- 1.15pm

The classroom session will include a range of fun and educational activities so your child can experience what a school is all about. they will also experience time in the yard and being outside with other students.

Your child will get to know their future class mates as well as practice being dropped off and picked up.

Due to COVID-19 Restrictions the school is unable to conduct onsite tours or parent information sessions at this time. We have instead made available the following videos to support the transition of your child to our school.

School Readiness

Social and emotional readiness is just as important as academic readiness. All students develop at their own rate. Trafalgar Primary School provides a safe and supportive environment where students can develop competence in social skills, emotional regulation, language skills and independence.

In this video we explore what parents and carers can do at home to help ensure their child makes a successful start to school life.

Interview with a Foundation parent and teacher

In this video, Sarah Brown speaks with the Junior School Team Leader about her experience as a parent of a Foundation student at Trafalgar Primary School.

Sarah explores with our Team Leader- Naomi Landmeter and Foundation Teacher- Carolyn Lissenden, some of the common questions new parents have about the first day of school and and the transition from kinder to Foundation.