School Readiness

The transition to school can be a tricky one at times.

Tricky for the child as much as for the parent/caregiver. To ease the process we run a school readiness program and focus heavily on the school’s requirements.

To make what your child learns with us more meaningful we always cross reference that with the early school curriculum.

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We monitor how your child is progressing in a wide range of key areas and note down your child’s and the caregivers thoughts and suggestions. This information gets bundled and is passed on to the child’s future school to ensure smooth passage.

We have an in depth, holistic approach to school readiness programs with weekly focuses. We run this program alongside school terms, with weekly (fun) homework to help children become confident and create a routine in preparation for primary school.

We work closely with local primary schools, hosting information nights at the service and liaising with teachers to ensure we’re providing the best start for each child according to their future teachers. We encourage parent participation at the service and at home, with homework sheets that display children’s developing confidence and include families in their learning.

We include a Jolly Phonics program to help children link sound, sight and creation of English letters.

The school readiness program is non-compulsory and children and families are welcome to choose to participate at their own level.