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Transition to school resources

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Browse the collection of transition to school activities and resources designed to assist families, early childhood education and care providers and schools to support successful transitions.

Inquiry guide

The supporting successful transitions inquiry guide will assist schools to use the decision-making tool to identify, plan and implement transition strategies and practices that meet the unique needs of their community.

Activities​

Support your chil​d's transition to school with some simple tips and f​​un activities.

Brochures

Families play a significant role in supporting the transition to school. The Starting school brochure provides tips for supporting your child at this important time.

Supporting successful transitions: School decision-making tool and supporting information

These documents can support schools to identify, plan and implement transition strategies and practices that meet the needs of their community. They are designed to assist schools in strengthening their approach to transition and their selection of transition to school strategies.​

Fact sheets

These fact sheets for schools, early childhood education and care services and families have important information for supporting children's successful transition to school.

Posters

These posters are resources that support families, schools and early childhood education and care services in promoting the importance of successful transitions to school.

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Videos

Watch these videos outlining how all partners have a key role in supporting successful transitions to school.

Western Suburbs Kindergarten

Parents say the transition statement helped them understand their child's progress.

Transcript (DOCX, 24KB)

Weir Kindergarten

Find out how transition statements are supporting a great start to school.

Transcript (DOCX, 24KB)

Western Suburbs Kindergarten

Parents say the transition statement helped them understand their child's progress.

Transcript (DOCX, 24KB)

Undurba State School

Prep teachers explain how they use transition statements to better understand children's needs.

Transcript (DOCX, 23KB)

Peregian Springs State School

The insights that transition statements provide ensure that 'learning suits the learner'.

Transcript (DOCX, 26KB)

Building Transition Partnerships: Principal Bradley Clark

Prep teachers explain how they use transition statements to better understand children's needs.

Transcript (RTF, 98KB)

 

Parents and carers can consent to the transition statement being passed to the school by the kindergarten teacher, or they can choose to share it with their child's new Prep teacher and/or other relevant staff at their new school.

Find out more about the transition statement parent/carer consent form (DOCX, 124KB).

For more information about transition statements, visit the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority website.

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Last updated 14 September 2020