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    Default class sizes

    how big on average are the class sizes at your school? at my dd's school -(private) next year they are doing 29.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GlitterFarts View Post
    how big on average are the class sizes at your school? at my dd's school -(private) next year they are doing 29.
    My DH is a teacher. He had 25 this year (Catholic school) but is changing schools next year and will have 17. Both the same year level.

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    What grade OP? I think 29 is pretty high whatever the grade tbh.

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    My son starts prep (Vic) and he will have 18 in his class. They have said they don't like classes to go over 20.

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    In Prep we had around 23 I think, with a full time teacher aide. In grade 4 there were about 25. This was private.

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    In W.A. public schools, K- 3 can't exceed 24 unless they are in a general purpose classroom and potentially extra aide time. My DS's classes are no higher than that for a couple of years.

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    My daughter will start Prep in Vic. There are 50 kids across 2 classes with 2 full time teachers and 1 teacher working 4 days per week who will work across both classes.

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    29 in the first year of school is high. I am a teacher and our kindergarten classes don't exceed 20 (first year of formal schooling in NSW). I wouldn't want to teach 29 kids let alone have my child in a class that big 😁

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    My DD is starting prep, in Vic, at a public school - 21 students per prep class. There's will be 5 or 6 classes of preps and the total student count for the school is 960 - that's a bit scary but she will survive. The school is prep-6.

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    Default class sizes

    DS starts kindy next year (Nsw) and there is 20 in his class ( private school) with 1 full time teacher, 1 full time teachers aid plus sport, music, language teachers etc I know 20 is their limit, most of the other classes are between 15-20 kids per class ( only 300 kids in the primary school)


 

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