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Prep

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​​​We would like to welcome any new and existing families to our Prep for 2022.

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​Getting started​

Children eligible for Prep in 2022 must be born between 01 July 2016 and 30 Jun​e 2017.

To determine when your child can commence their prep year, use the online calculator.

In c​atchment families​​

Families living within our School Catchment Zone (refer to the EQ CatchmentThornlands Prep 2022 enrolment information phamplet Map) will be guaranteed an offer of Prep enrolment. In order to predict enrolment numbers for 2022 we ask that 'In Catchment' families complete the 2022 Prep Enrolment pack (see below) as soon as possible so we can allocate a place for your child. Once you have completed the enrolment pack and all relevant documents listed on the enrolment pack checklist, please submit the application to the school office where a member of the administration team will review the application and contact you to arrange an interview (see below for details).

Siblings: Younger siblings of children currently enrolled at Thornlands State School will also be offered a Prep place if residing in our catchment area. If residing 'Out of Catchment' the older sibling must remain enrolled at Thornlands SS in 2022 (the first year in which the new Prep student commences school).​

Out of catchment families

For 'Out of Catchment' families we recommend completing the 2022 Prep Enrolment pack (see below) as soon as possible so that your child can be placed on the Waiting List. Enrolment offers for 'Out of Catchment' places will be made strictly in the order the enrolment packs are submitted as per our Enrolment Management Plan. These offers are limited and are subject to vacancies after all 'In Catchment' children and siblings have been allocated a place.

Once you have completed the enrolment pack and all relevant documents listed on the enrolment pack checklist, please submit the application to the school office where a member of the administration team will review the application and contact you to arrange an interview (see below for details).

Prep enrolment interviews

These are informal meetings that take place throughout Terms 2 and 3 for all 'In Catchment' and 'Out of Catchment' families, before we create classes for 2022. During these interviews the Pre-Prep students and parents will spend time with a Deputy Principal where you will be asked several questions relating to your child. Also, your child will be asked a few questions and encouraged to participate in a few activities. These interviews are a very important way for us to ensure we can best support your child's needs in their transition to school.

Prep-logo.pngAt Thornlands State School we run a Pre-Prep program called 'Leap into Prep' for future Prep students and their families.  'Leap into Prep' runs during Term 3 for 6 ​weeks from 9.15am to 10.45am beginning Tuesday 3 August and continues every Tuesday until 7 September. ​Read more.

Enrolment packs can be downloaded from the link below or collected from the school office.

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Last reviewed 09 September 2021
Last updated 09 September 2021