MEGA GALLERY: Thousands of students begin Prep across the Noosa region this week. Photos: Caitlin Zerafa
MEGA GALLERY: Thousands of students begin Prep across the Noosa region this week. Photos: Caitlin Zerafa

MEGA GALLERY: 117+ smiles from our newest Preps

THIS week thousands of children will begin school for the first time as Prep students.

Bags and uniforms bigger than them, new school shoes and smiles mixed with a few tears these young students were eager to learn and make new friends.

A big moment for both them, their parents and teachers, it was an exciting and nervous time as the big day arrived.

Noosa News has been visiting schools all week to capture the smiles and meet the faces of Prep 2020. See our mega gallery below.

At Cooroy State School, where a little more than 60 students began Prep on Tuesday, the morning was spent learning classroom rules and of course, having fun.

"I've been waiting all year to go to school," Madeline, 5, said as she painted.

"I'm going to be an artist when I'm older," Molly, 5, said as she held up her activity booklet on the weather.

Peregian Springs State School have 120 enrolled in Prep, with space still available, while Eumundi State School welcomed 84 new Prep students.

At Good Shepherd Lutheran College 50 students will begin Prep across the week.

Tewantin State School's Carly Hinchcliffe said for their 94 Preps, it was off to a good start on Tuesday.

"It was the best start, it was awesome," she said.

"They just got straight into business."

This year St Andrews have 76 Preps enrolled while Sunshine Beach State School have 99 and Noosaville State School have 60.


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