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Applications for Coomera Anglican College’s 2022 (and beyond) preparatory programmes are officially open. Don’t miss out: this is the chance to give your child the best start to their schooling journey!

As a parent, deciding where to send your child for primary school is one of the most important decisions you’ll make – primary education is a crucial and critical stage for their future academic and social performance #nopressure.

At Coomera Anglican College’s Primary campus, there is a strong focus on developing and strengthening core literacy and numeracy skills. With a range of learning experiences on offer to help children cultivate creativity, problem-solving, critical thinking and collaboration, your child will receive a balanced education with Christian values. These values will provide the framework and guidance your child needs to reach their full potential, academically, spiritually, socially and emotionally.

Coomera Anglican College aims to work in partnership with you and your family in a supportive Christian community to nurture, stimulate and challenge your child. Preparatory students form a part of the whole College community, and as such become involved in all College activities – from sports carnivals and assemblies to worships, excursions, theme days and swimming programmes, all at a level appropriate to their age and stage of development.

Combine this with the fact that all learning areas are taught through relevant and engaging classroom lessons – integrated with games and activities acknowledging the importance of play in early education – and you truly see COOMERA ANGLICAN COLLEGE’s holistic approach to education at work.

How do I know if my child is ready for Prep?
Starting school is so exciting, but it can also cause nerves and confusion – especially for your child, who may be curious about what will happen after entering the classroom doors.

The Coomera Anglican College Preparatory Orientation Day is an important day for your child to attend as it provides them with the opportunity to experience the types of activities both within the Preparatory classroom and in the wider College.

To support your child’s best start in Preparatory, it would be important that your child is confident in completing the following:

  • Jump and land with two feet together.
  • Confidently climb ladders, playground, equipment and steps.
  • Cross legs when sitting on the floor.
  • Practice writing their name, colouring and cutting out paper.
  • Sing songs and play with rhymes, drawing children’s attention to the words that’s sound the same and having gun substituting new rhymes.
  • Naming colours and some shapes and matching them accurately. Tell stories about events in their lives in sequence.
  • Count a group of objects up to about 10.
  • Listen carefully
  • Toilet themselves
  • Look after their belongings.

Keen to find out more about Coomera Anglican College’s preparatory programme?

Come on Campus
Heading out on campus for a tour of the College and facilities is a great way to get a feel for the community. During this tour, you will get to see the classrooms in use, experience the Pod and Imaginarium and visit the state-of-the-art sporting facilities.

Available 2019 Campus Tour Dates include September 12 and October 31, and 2020 dates will be released soon.

Attend a Preparatory Information Night
Starting school is a significant milestone for young children and their families, and Coomera Anglican College’s Preparatory Information Night is designed to take you through their Preparatory programme, hear how you can make sure your child is school-ready, and inform you about the enrolment process. Dates for 2022 will be released soon – register with the College today to receive notification of dates as they are released.

www.cac.qld.edu.au

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