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Transition to school resources

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​​​​​​​​There are many ways a parent or carer can help their child transition from home or kindy to school.

Browse the transition to school activities and resources designed to assist families, early education and care services and schools to support positive transitions to Prep.​



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For parents and families

 

The fact sheet for parents and families (PDF, 852KB) provides information and strategies to support positive transitions.

 

The starting school brochure (PDF, 386KB) provides tips for supporting your child at this important time.

 

The starting school game includes 34 playing cards and instructions for bingo, go fish, memory and snap.

 

Check out the Chatterbox and translated versions – a fun activity for you and your child.

 

Download a starting school map

 

Keep the Enrolling in Prep checklist handy on your phone or computer, so you don't forget anything.

Check out our starting school podcasts available on the Department of Education website.

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Videos

Watch these videos showing how partners play a key role in supporting positive transitions to school.

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Last updated 13 January 2022