Term 1 commenced on Tuesday 28th January 2020, however this day was a statewide student free day for all Victorian government schools; our Office opened on this day. Each government school is allocated three additional student free days in the school year. The first of these student free days at EHPS is Wednesday 29th January 2020. On the first two days of term, staff are preparing for the start of the school year and participating in professional development. Therefore, our Years 1 to 6 students commenced on Thursday 30th January 2020.
Prep students do not attend school between Thursday 30th January and Wednesday 5th February; Prep students were allocated a School Entry Assessment (SEA) interview day and time during this first week. The SEA is conducted with the child only and is approximately one hour in duration. Preps commenced school on Thursday 6th February 2020, starting at the designated time between 9am and 10am, and finishing at 1.30pm on this first day.Start of 2020 School Year in summary: