Transition Dates

At Wooranna Park Primary School we know that your child's first year of school is an important one. Our transition program is designed to get to know you and your child. Our Prep transition program is an opportunity for children and their parents to find out more about the school and begin settling in for the 2024 school year.


Transition Dates

  • Tuesday 31 October 2:30-3:15pm
  • Tuesday 14  November 2:30-3:15pm
  • Tuesday 21 November 2:30-3:15pm
  • Tuesday 5 December 2:30 till 3:15pm (for Dari speaking families)

During the transition sessions, children will take part in activities with the Prep Team and parents will participate in information sessions as follows:


  • Tuesday 31 October - Welcome to Wooranna Park PS - Amanda Ellaby, Executive Principal
  • Tuesday 14  November - Getting Ready for School - Rachael Rydqvist, Assistant Principal
  • Tuesday 21 November - Our Positive Climate for Learning - Pip Varszeghy, Leading Teacher


The following resources were shared at the family information sessions:


Session One

Learning at WPPS with Amanda Ellaby

Starting School at WPPS booklet

100 books reading chart


Session Two

Helping your child learn to read

Getting ready for Prep

Reading centre resource


Session Three

Making a postive start at WPPS with Pip Varszeghy

Transitioning for early learning to primary school


If you have any questions regarding our Prep transition program, please contact us at school on 9795 2007.


We are looking forward to seeing your Prep child on their first day in 2024, as per the starting school schedule.