Prep is the first year of school and provides the foundation for your child's education. It is compulsory for Queensland children to undertake Prep prior to Year 1.
Prep is a full-time program in primary schools and has a defined curriculum. Children attend Monday to Friday, from 9.00am to 3.00pm. Children must be 5 by 30 June in the year they enrol.
Use the online calculator to see when your child can start Prep. Simply select your child's month and year of birth.
To enrol at Salisbury State School complete and return and Application for Student Enrolment form (PDF, 417KB) which can also be obtained from our office. Remember to include any extra documentation as indicated in the enrolment application.
Once your enrolment form is received you will be contacted with an appointment time for you and your child to attend an interview with our Principal. This usually occurs later in the year. More information is available in our Prep Handbook (PDF, 4.5MB).
You will be also be contacted about various events and information sessions, including our 'Under 8's' celebration, parent information session and prep play dates. This allows us to keep in contact with you and begin a relationship with your family.
Further information about Preparing your child for Prep is also available on the department's website.