Prep at Grace Primary provides a wonderful start to our student’s Primary School journey – with learning best practices introduced in stages.
Our purpose-built Prep facility has three classrooms, each catering for 25 students. Each classroom has its own teaching space, extra activity area and veranda. Classes share outdoor activity areas and Prep play spaces. Toilets for Prep students are located in the facility. The Prep facility has been designed to reflect early childhood teaching philosophies and to maximise the number of learning environments. Each Prep class has its own qualified classroom teacher and a teacher aide to ensure students’ needs are met.
Prep students are introduced to the basics of literacy and numeracy as well as other foundational subject areas. Once a week the children participate in four specialist lessons in the areas of Performing Arts, Japanese and Physical Education and Sport and STEM. Prep students also participate in library lessons, chapel, assembly, musicals and the three sports carnivals (cross country, athletics and swimming).
Prep students at Grace Primary engage in a social emotional program called ‘Play is the Way’. This program uses games and activities which teaches persistence, resilience, empathy and cooperation.