Try not to be too worried about what your child needs to know before starting school.  As they get closer to starting school we will give you lots of different ideas and support to help your child get off to the best start possible.

Some different things you can do to help your child understand school are:

  • Tell them about the different parts of the school day (recess, lunch, lessons etc)
  • Discuss what the rules are in different places (e.g. the pool, the park etc)
  • Play games as a family and talk about the rules and taking turns