Welcome to Ivanhoe East Primary School’s transition page!

To help support you in your decision to enrol your child with us, we would like to invite you to the following events.


Prep Open Mornings

Dates: Wednesday 22nd March and Monday 3rd April

Time: 9:15am – 10.15am

This is a parent-only event that will give you a good snapshot of what Prep looks like at Ivanhoe East Primary School. During these sessions, you will see how Reading, Writing, Maths, and Inquiry lessons are taught, you will be able to see the Prep classrooms and you will also be able to talk to the current Prep teachers as well as members of the school’s principal class. This is a great opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have regarding whether our school is the best learning environment for your child. Copies of Ivanhoe East Primary School’s handbook will be readily available for you to take home and read at your leisure. 

Pre-Prep Sessions

Dates: Friday 5th May, Friday 19th May, Friday 2nd June

Time: 9:30am – 10:30am

These sessions will give your child an opportunity to experience what Prep will be like at Ivanhoe East Primary School. During these sessions, students will participate in a selection of activities with one of the current Prep teachers. These activities may include, PMP lessons, STEM challenges, fine motor activities and structured developmental play opportunities. Parents are welcome to stay with their child during these sessions however this is not a requirement. While your child participates in these sessions, members of our school’s principal class will be available to answer any questions you may have.

Prospective Parent Information Evening

Date: Wednesday 14th June

Time: 6.30pm

During this presentation, you will be given an overview of how the Prep program is structured at Ivanhoe East Primary School. We will also briefly outline the teaching and wellbeing programs that are being implemented across the school. At the end of this session, there will be time set aside for you to ask the current Prep teachers and members of our school’s principal class any questions you may have.

Registration for the above events is essential and can be done via the following link –

For students transferring into any other year level, we offer Transition sessions once we have received your enrolment paperwork.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email or call the office between 8.00 am – 4.00 pm M-F on 94992171



We also offer new students in other year levels with the opportunity to visit the school and spend time in classrooms before they join the school community.