Foundation Transition Program 2021


At Burwood East Primary School, we provide a range of activities to support each child and their family through the transition to school. 

Students will meet current teachers and will explore the Foundation classrooms. They will also engage in activities from our Specialist program such as Visual Art, Performing Art, Physical Education, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Languages. 


                 Transition Program for Foundation 2021

Link to Transition Schedule



Transition Session Wednesday 9th September

Starting Foundation is an exciting time for children and their families. In their first year of school, students learn through teaching interactions, exploration, practise and play in the classroom and school community. They develop their understanding of school life, establishing positive learning behaviours and routines. Our school vision ‘Learn. Create. Inspire.’ nurtures a love of learning that prepares students to become lifelong learners. 


Due to COVID-19, we have made some changes to our Transition Programme. On Wednesday 9th of September, we invite our kindergarten students and their families to attend an online Story time with our Foundation teachers. The session will start at 10:30am.


Please use Compasstix booking link to RSVP:




Transition Session Schedule

Wednesday 9th September 10.30am - 11.30am

Thursday 15th October 10.50am - 11.30am

Thursday 5th November 10.30am - 11.30am

Wednesday 18th November 10.30am - 11.30am


Parent Information Evening:
(Meet At School Hall - Blackburn Road Entrance)

Wednesday 25th November 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Meet the Principal and current Foundation staff . This evening provides details about our learning programs and important information about starting school.


Meet your teacher:
(Meet outside Junior School Building)

Tuesday 8th December - 9.15am - 11.30am

Students will meet their Foundation teacher for 2021.



Please note: Due to current circumstances with Covid-19, parent sessions may be held on-site at 10.30am in the school hall on the dates provided for our 2021 learners or that evening via Zoom at 7pm. More information will be provided closer to the date.  We appreciate your understanding during this unprecedented time.


Enrolment Eligibility


To be eligible for school enrolment your child must turn five by the 30th April.  Please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate and, if possible, their completed Immunisation Certificate.





Foundation Transition 2021


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