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Queensland's Preparatory Year gives all young Queenslanders the very best start to school by helping them make a smooth transition to Year 1 and sets them on the path to lifelong learning.

Prep is five days a week and children stay all day. Children must be 5 by 30 June in the year they start Prep.

You can find out when your child can get set for Prep with our online ready reckoner.

If you would like information about the skills your child requires for successful transition to Prep please follow the link to specifically read the sections:

  • Reading and Writing
  • Routines
  • Everyday Activities


To access all necessary information and documentation (including enrolment forms) to enrol your child into Prep in 2016 please click here.