Prep is the first year of school and provides the foundation for your child's education. It is compulsory for Queensland children to undertake Prep prior to Year 1. Prep is a full-time program in primary schools and has a defined curriculum. Children must be 5 by 30 June in the year they enrol.
Registrations for Prep 2024 open Monday 6th March 2023. Please contact the school on 3712 5111 to register your interest in enrolling. Find out more information on what you will need to do for Prep Registration Process 2024 and download the Getting Ready for Prep 2023
- Prep 2023: 01/07/2017 - 30/06/2018
- Prep 2024: 01/07/2018 - 30/06/2019
- Prep 2025: 01/07/2019 - 30/06/2020
Early years framework
Our Early Years Framework document outlines our Transition to School Program, Prep Curriculum, Age Appropriate Pedagogies and Positive Interactive School Culture.
Algester's early years philosophy is to develop life-long learners, by providing a developmentally appropriate learning program in Prep which nurtures independence, self-esteem and success within a stimulating and supportive environment.
Click here to view the video of our Prep Program