Tuggerah Public School

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School transition program

Parent handbook

Tuggerah Public School parent handbook (PDF 2110KB) gives you the detailed information you need to enrol your child to our school. 

Kindergarten transition program

Tuggerah Public School has an extensive transition program for students starting primary school. The program has three main components.

Kindergarten information evening - Monday, May 1, 2017

An Information Session will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 commencing at 6pm. This session will take place in the school library for parents of those children intending to start Kindergarten at Tuggerah Public School in 2018. At this meeting the Kinder Start Play Session Program will be discussed as well as basic needs for Kindergarten 2018.

Kinder Start Play Sessions

The Kinder Start Play Session Program will operate for 4 weeks during Term 4. Days that the Play Sessions will be held on are Monday or Friday.

Kindergarten orientation meeting

Kindergarten orientation morning will be held for parents on Monday, November 13 from 9:30am to 10:45am. Parents will hear more about the school and listen to various guest speakers. All children will attend on this day and visit the Kindergarten rooms for the morning. The uniform shop will be open for uniform purchases.

Come and join us (dates and activities to be advised)

If you have any friends or neighbours with children who will be starting school next year, please let them know they need to enrol pre-schoolers for next year.

Year 6-7 high school transition program

Tuggerah Public School has an extensive transition program for students moving from primary school to high school. Year 6 is the final year of primary school and an exciting time as students can take a leadership role in our school. We work together with high schools to assist our Year 6 students to have a successful start to high school.

High school enrolment

When changing schools and applying to enrol your child in high school, you will need to complete an expression of interest for placement in Year 7 form. Please download the high school expression of interest form (PDF 1060KB). For more information about the enrolment process please visit the DEC information page.

Selective high school test

This year applicants can sit for the selective high school placement test if they are interested in applying for entry to a selective high school. The test has reading, writing, mathematics and general ability components. Find out more about the selective high school process.

Transition resources for primary to high school

Here are some useful resources for students and parents:

Starting high school website - supported by the Department of Education and Communities which points and tips about reading high school timetables.

Starting high school checklist (PDF 106KB) - shows a quick reference checklist to see if your child is ready for Year 7.