This page links to four informative booklets on a family's transition to school, click on the link below.
1. Setting the Scene
2. Getting Ready
3. Settling In
4. Looking Forward
What to do in the lead-up to school, what things are important, what to look for during transition and AFTER they attend school for the first time...
There is a lot more of important things to starting school than just being able to write your name. What about the child's sense of self and resilience? Are they able to focus despite distraction? Read more about how important dispositions are for children starting school...
Dispositions for school
Seven skills for success at school
Foundation Handwriting sheet (laminate for longevity!) - practice handwriting before school
Recommended Readings - useful readings for Parents
What can I do to help my child get ready for school?
Getting ready for school - NSW Dept of Education
Continuity of Learning - Professors Dockett and Perry