Reception Transition

Flagstaff Hill R-7 School maintains a strong sense of community through partnerships with our two neighbouring kindergartens. We also welcome students from many other kindergartens in our area. We believe that these partnerships play a large part in the effectiveness of our transition program. A positive transition from kindergarten to school is integral in establishing the path for a successful first year at school.

In South Australia:

Children who turn five years of age before 1 May 2020 will be eligible to start school in Term 1 2020.

Children who turn five after 1 May 2020 will start in Term 1 2021.


Current Transition Program for 2021

Our transition schedule for children starting school in 2021 will be determined later this year. We will ensure that students who are due to start reception in 2021 have a number of transition visits in the term before they start school. These visits occur during Term 4. Please register your interest in enrolling by filling in the form and forwarding it to the school.

2020 2021 2022
Term 1 28 Jan to 9 April 1 Feb to 16 April 31 Jan to 14 April
Term 2 27 April to 3 July 3 May to 9 July 2 May to 8 July
Term 3 20 July to 25 Sept 26 July to 1 Oct 25 July to 30 Sept
Term 4 12 Oct to 11 Dec 18 Oct to 17 Dec 17 Oct to 16 Dec

We encourage prospective students and parents to visit the school and have a tour of the facilities.

Dates for these tours are:

Term 1: 12 March @ 9:30

Term 2: 28 May @ 9:30

Term 3: 23 July @ 9:30

Children who attend our two local Kindergartens, Flagstaff Hill and Flagstaff Oval, often have the chance to visit the school to enjoy our Library or play spaces, or to take part in special events such as Book Week or Sports Day.

Local Kindergartens

Flagstaff Hill Kindergarten

15 Renwick Street
Flagstaff Hill
SA 5159
Tel: (08) 8270 1268

Flagstaff Oval Kindergarten

York Drive
Flagstaff Hill
SA 5159
Tel: (08) 8270 5135

Page last edited: January 31, 2020