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School Readiness: Part Two


AIf your child is starting school here a few things to look out for (especially if you are still unsure). These tips come from the School Readiness Seminar we attended.


I think it is still important to look at your child individually and have open communication with the teachers. .


• Speaks in clear sentences and can be understood (not only by friends and family)
• Is aware of his/her name in a list
• Can hold a pencil correctly
• Remembers songs and can sing them to you
• Enjoys books and holds them correctly
• Can follow 2 or 3 instructions without distraction
• Can thread beads or build with blocks
• Can go to the toilet independently
• Generally happy and settled at kinder • Can redress without help
• Adapts to changes in routines

This list is only a small snippet of things to keep in mind when thinking about school readiness. What are your thoughts on this list? Would you say your child fulfils this list? 

Melbourne VIC Australia

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