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