Karoo Primary School prides itself on its Transition and Orientation program. Sessions are tailored for preschool children with an emphasis on introducing the school environment to them.

 

Pre-school children sessions
We will be running a series of transition sessions during Terms 3 and 4 giving the children a taste of school life. Sessions run as follows:

Story Time
Through interactive storytelling and play, Prep teachers present stories and activities which promote the development of language and literacy skills and foster a love of reading.
Wednesday 1st August
Wednesday 8th August
Wednesday 15th August
Story Time sessions run from 2:40-3:20pm. All pre-school age children are welcome. Parents welcome to attend for afternoon tea in the staffroom.

Curriculum Experience
Children explore the Prep classrooms and experience a variety of learning activities – music, science, art, perceptual motor program.
Friday 24th August
Friday 31st August
Friday 7th September
Friday 14th September
Curriculum Experience sessions run from 2:40-3:20pm. Parents welcome to attend for afternoon tea in the staffroom.

Step Into Prep
Children ‘discover and learn’ in the Prep environment and are introduced to literacy.
Friday 9th November
Friday 16th November
Friday 23rd November
Friday 30th November
Step Into Prep sessions run from 2:40-3:20pm. Parents welcome to attend for afternoon tea in the staffroom.

Prep Orientation Day
An exciting orientation session for your child (and their teddy). Activities include art, craft, singing, story time and a Teddy Bear’s Picnic. Children will be introduced to their 2019 classroom teacher and classmates.
Tuesday 11th December from 9:10-10:40am
Parents welcome to a class ‘meet and greet’ morning tea in the staffroom

Parent sessions
We will be running two parent sessions in 2018 – one information session on Monday 30th July 2018 (from 7-8pm) open to all parents, and a further session on Monday 19th November (from 7-8pm)  for parents of children enrolled in Karoo for 2019.