It is exciting to be starting pre-school and we are looking forward to meeting you and your child. The first days of Term 1 are set aside for teacher-family interviews where you will be able to meet your child’s teacher. This is a good opportunity to share with us information about your child and for us to answer any queries you may have.

You will have signed up for an interview time at the AGM. If you do not yet have a time, please contact us.

For both groups, in the first days of the pre-school year, children will attend in a smaller group (Group A or Group B) for a reduced session. These staggered starts give each child in the group more one-on-one contact with the staff (and vice versa), so that children can familiarise themselves with the environment and routines.

The schedule for which group will attend at which time is below.

We look forward to meeting you all and a great pre-school year. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Yours sincerely,

Andrea McCurdy – 4 Year Old Teacher, Banksia Group &
Annamaria Bingham – 4 Year Old Teacher, Waratah Group

Banksia Group

If your interview is on Wednesday 30 January, your child will be in Banksia Group A.
If your interview is on Thursday 31 January, your child will be in Banksia Group B.

Waratah Group

If your interview is on Thursday 31 January, your child will be in Waratah Group A.
If your interview is on Friday 1 February, your child will be in Waratah Group B.

Orientation Schedule – Banksia Group

Week 1

Wednesday 30 January 
Group A Parent Interviews

Thursday 31 January
Group B Parent Interviews

Week 2

Monday 4 February 
Group A – 9.15am­­ to 11.45am
Group B – 12.30pm to ­­3.00pm

Wednesday 6 February
Group A – 9.15am to 11.45am
Group B – 12.30pm to 3.00pm

Thursday 7 February
BUSH KINDER – 9.15am to 1.15pm, both Group A&B attend

Week 3

Monday 11 February
Group A – 9.15am to 11.45am
Group B – 12.30pm to 3.00pm

Wednesday 13 February
Group A – 9.15am to 11.45am
Group B – 12.30pm to 3.00pm

Thursday 14 February
Group A &B – 9.15am to 1.15pm

Week 4

Normal sessions begin: all children attend

Monday – 9.15am to 3.00pm
Wednesday – 9.15am to 3.00pm
Thursday – 9.15am to 1.15pm

Orientation Schedule – Waratah Group

Week 1

Thursday 31 January 
Group A Parent Interviews

Friday 1 February
Group B Parent Interviews

Week 2

Tuesday 5 February
Group A – 9.15am to ­­11.45am
Group B – 12.30pm to ­­3.00pm

Thursday 7 February
Groups A&B – 9.15am to 1.15pm

Friday 8 February
Group A – 9.15am to 11.45am
Group B – 12.30pm to 3.00pm

Week 3

Tuesday 12 February
Group A – 9.15am to 11.45am
Group B – 12.30pm to 3.00pm

Thursday 14 February
BUSH KINDER – 9.15am to 1.15pm (Both A & B attend)

Friday 15 February
Group A – 9.15am to 11.45am
Group B – 12.30pm to 3.00pm

Week 4

Normal sessions begin: all children attend

Tuesday – 9.15am to 3.00pm
Thursday – 9.15am to 1.15pm
Friday – 9.15am to 3.00pm