A comprehensive School Transition Program is offered for our incoming Prep students and their family:
Parent Sessions will be held concurrent to the children's Transition 1 and 2 sessions to discuss topics such as health matters and preparing your child for learning. These are also great opportunities to meet other families with a child starting in Prep.
Comprensive details of the School Transition Program for our incoming Preps commencing in 2021 was provided with our enrolment offer. Click here for a copy.
** DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THERE HAVE BEEN SOME CHANGES TO THE SCHEDULED PROGRAM FOR OUR 2021 PREPS. DETAILS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED TO THE FAMILIES OF OUR INCOMING PREPS. PLEASE REFER TO OUR VIDEOS ACCESSIBLE BELOW. INFORMATION SESSION VIA ZOOM HELD ON 8TH SEPTEMBER.
We're not yet able to have any of our incoming Preps or their familes on site, so we've created the following videos for you:
Welcome to EHPS
Welcome Part 2: Literacy
Welcome Part 3: Maths
Welcome Part 4: Specialist Program
Welcome Part 5: Talking to Preps
Welcome Part 6: Talking to Parents
Story Time with Mrs Lightfoot
Story Time with Miss Davies
Story Time with Miss Misso
Transition 1 (includes interactive art and craft)
An Information Session via Zoom for our enrolled and interested families was held on Tuesday 8th September.
Department of Education & Training (DET) Get Ready for Prep - CLICK HERE. Start of School in 2020
Term 1 commences on Tuesday 28th January 2020, however this day is a statewide student free day for all Victorian government schools. Each government school is allocated three additional student free days in the school year. The first of these student free days at EHPS is on Wednesday 29th January 2020, therefore, our Years 1 to 6 students will commence on Thursday 30th January 2020.
Prep students do not attend school between Thursday 30th January and Wednesday 5th February, and will commence school on Thursday 6th February 2020. In the first week of the 2020 school year, 30th January to 5th February, Prep students will be allocated a School Entry Assessment (SEA) interview day and time; the SEA is compulsory and is conducted at school with the child and teacher only and is approximately one hour in duration. In summary:
Years 1 to 6
For students commencing in Years 1 to 6 in 2021, an orientation day will be held early in December 2020.
Year 7The timetable for Year 6 2020 students transitioning to Year 7 2021:
Year 6 2020 to Year 7 2021 FAQs (updated August 2020)Tips for starting secondary school
Moving from primary to secondary school: information for parents