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Prep at Maleny State School

Prep Year has been offered at Maleny State School since it was a trial school in 2004. 
Educators are trained in The Early Years Curriculum and the National Curriculum Guidelines and are implementing these guideline in their classrooms. It is a full-time program and children attend from Monday to Friday during normal school hours, from 8.50am to 2.50pm.

Children must turn 5 by 30 June in the year they start Prep (i.e. Children born between 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 are eligible to start Prep in 2021). A Prep Enrolments checker is available to confirm ages.

A key feature of Prep is that it makes connections between school and children’s experiences at home, kindy or daycare. Prep is integrated fully into the rest of the school. Classrooms and other facilities are located in the school grounds.

Prep provides the foundation for your child’s success at school by developing:

  • A positive approach to learning
  • Independence and confidence
  • Thinking and problem-solving
  • Language skills
  • Early literacy skills
  • Physical abilities, including gross and fine motor skills

To access Enrolment information and forms visit our Enrolments page.

Maleny State School 2020 Transition to Prep Days

Get off to a great start and begin your child’s school learning journey by enrolling for Prep at Maleny State School now. Children must turn 5 by 30 June in the year they start Prep.

Maleny Prep Information Session

Parents and Carers are invited to attend the following evening information session:

  • 5 pm Wednesday 4 November @ Maleny State School ​
  • Venue to be advised due to numbers​
  • Please phone 54998333 to RSVP by Friday 30 October

Transition to Prep Days

We will be holding a series of Transition to Prep days to ease the children’s transition from home, kindy and daycare to Prep. Children are invited to attend any or all of these days with an adult. These transition mornings will provide you with an opportunity to visit the Prep classrooms and playground and meet the friendly staff. Please bring a hat. These days will be held on:

  • Wednesday  11 November - 9.00am – 10.00am
  • Wednesday 18 November - 9.00am – 10.00am
  • Wednesday 25 November - 9.00am – 10.00am
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Last reviewed 04 September 2020
Last updated 04 September 2020