Starting school

Starting school is an important milestone in a child’s life. There are so many ways you can support your child to have a great start to school from using kindy transition statements to practical ideas to get ready for school.

What is transition to school?
Transition to school is a term used to describe the process of moving from home or kindy to school – in Queensland the first year is called Prep.

Why is a successful transition to school important?
Making a successful transition  to school helps your child develop a lifelong love of learning.

How do I support my child?
Check out our fun activities, tips and advice that you can use at home to support your child starting school.

What is a kindy transitions statement?
The kindy transition statement is a document about your child’s learning and development in kindergarten.  It is prepared by the kindergarten where your child attends, in consultation with you and your child.  By sharing the kindy transition statement with your new school let’s them prepare for your child before they start school.

How do I share the kindy transition statement with my new school?
Simply sign the kindy transition statement parent/carer consent form  and your kindy will do the rest.

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