Moss Vale Public School

Helping children to learn well

Telephone02 4868 1866

Emailmossvale-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Starting Kindergarten

Enrol now for Kindergarten 2020!

Parents can download the enrolment form.  It is a requirement when you submit your application for enrolment that you bring the original birth certificate for your child and proof of residence.  More details on what else you are to supply are noted on the back page of the Application to Enrol form.

 Application to Enrol 

Orientation program

Term 2 2019

Friday 28 June 2019

11:45am

Teddy Bears Picnic. Please bring a teddy bear and your lunch

Term 3 2019

Student and parent orientation

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Thursday 29 August 2019

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Thursday 26 September 2019

 

Term 4 2019

Expo/Extravaganza and student orientation

9:30am - 11:00am

Thursday 31 October 2019

 

Student orientation and parent workshops

9:45am - 11:00am

Thursday 14 Novmeber 2019 - Literacy workshop

Thursday 28 November 2019 - Numeracy workshop

When to start school

Your child can start Kindergarten at the beginning of the school year if they turn five on or before 31 July in that year. By law, all children must be enrolled in school by their sixth birthday.

When to start your child at school is an individual decision. You may want to discuss this with us or with your child's preschool teacher, carer or doctor.

Transition to school

We have a set of planned activities to assist your child to make a smooth transition to Kindergarten. Research indicates that children who settle quickly into school are more likely to be socially competent and achieve better results. 

What can I do to help the transition?

Please visit the website School AtoZ starting kindergarten for tips and tricks

Best Start kindergarten assessment

The best start assessment is a tool to help teachers assess your child's skills as they enter school, and to tailor teaching to their individual needs. Teachers will sit with your child when they start school to assess your child's literacy and numeracy skills so that they can develop an appropriate teaching program that caters for your child.

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