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Kidgate Primary Academy

‘Shaping Lives, Building Futures’

‘Shaping Lives, Building Futures’

School Readiness

Preparing for School

Lots of parents want to know how to get their child ‘School ready’.  On this page you will find a collaboration of ideas and activities to help. We have included many of these and other ideas in our ‘School Ready Packs’. However, it is important to remember that every child is unique and may learn at a different pace. 


The most important way to ensure a child is school ready is to promote independence, build confidence and encourage them to have an inquisitive mind.  By asking questions and engaging in conversations, we can develop children's communication and language as well as their understanding of the world, which will help them in readiness for learning



School Readiness Poster

School Ready ppt

Activities to help to prepare your child for school...

Starting School Checklist

BBC Bitesize - lots of fantastic advice and videos for parents for when your child is getting ready to start school.

Top 100 books to share with young children

Covid 19 - Family Booklet

Parent Guide to The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum