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Supporting your child's transition to primary school

The resources on this page have been designed to help parents and carers to support their child in the transition to primary school. We hope that the videos and information sheets provided will help answer any questions you may have whilst your child is preparing to start school.
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Supporting your child's independence and self confidence in readiness for school

One of the main questions parents ask when their child starts school is 'Will they be able to manage?' In this video we will discuss how you can support your child to develop independence and skills in preparation for school as well as how you can support your child to explore their emotions and discuss with them how they are feeling about starting school.

Incredible Independence

There are many simple things you can do to support your child during this time. We hope the tips below will help you support your child in their transition to primary school.

Incredible Independence support guide

Download a copy of our information for supporting your child with their independence

Supporting your child's imagination and thinking skills in readiness for school

In this video we will discuss how you can support your child to develop their thinking skills in preparation for school as well as how you can support your child to solve problems, have the confidence to explain their own ideas and tackle new experiences.

Terrific Thinkers

There are many simple things you can do to support your child during this time. We hope the tips below will help you support your child in their transition to primary school.

Terrific Thinkers support guide

Download a copy of our information for supporting your child with their thinking skills.

Supporting your early literacy skills in readiness for school

In this video we will discuss how you can support your child to develop their early literacy skills in preparation for school as well as how you can support your child to develop their listening and writing skills.

Lift off to Literacy

There are many simple things you can do to support your child during this time. We hope the tips below will help you support your child in their transition to primary school.

Lift off to Literacy support guide

Download a copy of our information for supporting your child with their early literacy skills.

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