In preparation for your daughter’s transition into St Catherine’s Junior School, our orientation program provides students with an environment whereby they develop a sense of connectedness and belonging prior to commencing.

Prep Orientation Program

Commencing Prep signifies a time of growth and tremendous possibilities, a time to seize every opportunity. In preparation for your daughter’s transition into St Catherine’s Junior School, our Orientation Program aims to provide a seamless transition for your daughter that delivers a progressive learning experience fostering their education, growth and creativity.

March 2022 Prep Interviews
13 May 2022 Morning Tea with Head of Junior School Ms Karen McArdle
21 October 2022 Prep Orientation Day 9-10.15am
28 October 2022 Prep Orientation Day 9-10.15am
4 November 2022 Prep Orientation Day 9-10.15am
30 January 2023 Prep Orientation Day  – one-on-one with Miss Taylor
1 February 2023 Term 1 commences (half day finish)
9 February 2023 9am PFA Prep – Year 4 parents coffee morning

Year 1-6 Parent Information

New families are invited to attend our Parent Information evening in November for an opportunity to meet the Head of Junior School, Mrs Karen McArdle and the Deputy Head of Junior School Mr Luke Russell.

Upcoming Orientation dates

24 May 2022 Meet the Head of Junior School
25 October 2022 Years 1 – 4 Orientation session ‘A Day in the Classroom’ 9-11.00am
26 October 2022 Years 5 & 6 Orientation session ‘A Day in the Classroom’ 9-11.00am
8 November 2022 Year 1 – 6 Transition Day – Your Passport to St Catherine’s 9.00-11.00am
9 November 2022 Parent Information Evening
2 December 2022 Years 1 – 6 Transition to classroom 1.00-3.00pm
1 February 2023 Term 1 commences
9 February 2023 9am PFA Prep – Year 4 parents’ coffee morning
14 February 2023 9am PFA Year 4 and 5 parents’ coffee morning

(All programs delivered onsite subject to government restrictions and health requirements and will alter to webinar as required)