THE verdict is an and according to Orange kindergarten children, teachers are “really smart”.
The Central Western Daily is giving readers an online insight into what kindergarten children think of school, their teacher and what they want to do when they grow up.
Mostly, they think big school is hard and writing your name is “really hard”.
It is called The Kindergarten Diaries and journalists are visiting schools that agree to take part to interview a small group of children and film the results.
So far the journalist have been told about the alphabet and one child serenaded them with her rendition of Humpty Dumpty.
Big school is more difficult than they were led to believe but the fun bits outweigh the hard bits and playground equipment is ranking number one as the most fun part of school.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School kindergarten student Bryn Whittaker told the Central Western Daily that writing his name at school was difficult.
But he knew the answer to what he wanted to be when he grew up.
“A diesel mechanic builder,” he said.
Catherine McAuley students Maggie May, Emerson Allen, Lachlan Crump and Annabelle McNeill were all impressed they were learning to read and write but admitted it was a big step up from preschool.