Prep Transition


A School Transition Program is offered for our incoming Prep students and their family. The 2017 School Transition Program comprised:

  • Parent Evening in August.
  • 3 Transition Sessions for incoming Preps (October & November); information sessions for parents/guardians were offered concurrently with the children's sessions.
  • Information Evening in November.
  • Orientation Day in December.


Start of School in 2018

The start of school for the 2018 Preps is changing from past years. Term 1 commences on Monday 29th January 2018, however this day is a statewide student free day for all Victorian government schools. Each government school is allocated three additional student free days in the school year. The first of these student free days at EHPS will be Tuesday 30th January 2018. Therefore, our Years 1 to 6 students will commence on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

Prep students do not attend school between Wednesday 31st January and Tuesday 6th February, and will commence school on Wednesday 7th February 2018. In the first week, 31st January to 6th February, Prep students will be allocated a School Entry Assessment (SEA) interview day and time; this is conducted with the child only and will be approximately one hour in duration.

  • On the first day of school, Wednesday 7th February, Prep students will have a staggered start between 9am and 10am, and will finish at 1.30pm.
  • From Thursday 8th to Friday 16th February, Prep students will attend schol from 9am to 2.30pm.
  • From Monday 19th February, Prep students begin attending school fulltime from 8.50am to 3.30pm.



School Tours & 2019 Enrolment

School tours for 2019 entry are scheduled on Fridays at 9.30am, commencing on Friday 2nd March. The tour is approximately 75 minutes in duration. The number of participants on each tour is capped, so booking is essential; please contact the School Office on 9807 4944 between 9.30am and 2.30pm to book.

Enrolment:  Please contact the School Office to discuss your eligibility to enrol at EHPS, as an official enrolment zone applies.