The Transition to School – what makes a child ready?

What will we cover?

This 1.5 hour session explores how we can best prepare our children and families for the transition to school with a focus on foundational life skills. We will look at emotional adaptability, social and cognitive competence and physical health & well-being.  We will explore current research about children’s brain development, resilience and readiness for academic learning along with ideas for pre-numeracy and pre-literacy in it’s natural context.  Strategies and ideas for educators and families will be shared to support a positive transition with resilience and foundational life skills as the focus.

What EYLF outcomes, practices & principles does this PD reflect? 

Outcome 1.2 Children develop their emerging autonomy, interdependence, resilience & sense of agency

Outcome 1.3 Children develop knowledgeable & confident self-identities

Outcome 2.1 Children develop a sense of belonging to groups & communities & an understanding of the reciprocal rights….

Outcome 3.1 Children become strong in their social & emotional well-being

Outcome 4: Children are confident & involved learners

Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators

Principle: Partnerships

Principle: High Expectations & Equity

Practice: Holistic Approaches

Practice: Learning through Play


What other PD options can you offer for this topic?

This session can be delivered as:

– an in-house face to face session for your team if you are located in the Sydney metro & surrounding areas

– live online Zoom session for those services outside the Sydney metro area

– recorded webinar you can access at any time

PLUS Discounts for 3+ educators or group booking

Unsure or have questions? Just email me to discuss options

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Jun 28 2023


6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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