All children’s experiences will be different, but the important thing is to be able to help them to settle easily and happily and confidently in their setting. This is often called Transition.
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Starting school or a new setting is a big milestone for you and your child. Here are some really simple things that you can do at home to help make the transition as smooth as possible.
Watch: Top tips for starting a nursery, setting or school
The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets the standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old.
Access and download the EYFS framework HERE: updated 1 September 2021
The following videos contain simple, fun activities that will help prepare your child for school. They do not require any special resources and they can all be adapted to suit the needs of your child.
10 fun activities that support Personal, Social and Emotional Development
10 fun activities that support Communication and Language
10 fun activities that support Physical Development
10 fun activities that support Numeracy
10 fun activities that support Literacy
Guidance, planning and support when a child with SEND changes schools and moves to the next stage of education.
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