Term 4 Coming up…Are children ready to make a move to primary school?
This book provides lots of supportive materials and reflections about transition to primary school. It contains a number of possible interviews schedules for parents and teachers and pertinent information about transition.
Helping to support both the family and school systems to be ready for welcoming the child is seen as important.
Transition can be a significant event in the life of a family, particularly for first born child. Transition activities and strategies are helpful tools to support a smooth and happy transition for the wellbeing of all involved.
Pianta, R.C. & Kraft-Sayre (2003). Successful Kindergarten Transition. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.: Maryland.