How to get ready for your child's transition to school

How do I get ready for my child's transition to school?


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Here are some important skills you can help your child to learn.

  • Communication skills: encourage your child to say what they need and want.
  • Social skills: give your child opportunities to make friends and relate to other children.
  • Confidence: encourage your child to give new things a try and practise at home.
  • Self-care: make sure your child can dress themselves and look after their clothing. Encourage them to ask for help when they need it. 


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