These tools may assist children and families as they get ready for starting school.

Class contact list [152KB]
Ask families of children going to the same school if they would like to provide their contact details. With permission, this information can then be shared to help families connect with other families in the school community.

Welcome to our school [122KB]
Educators can ask families to attach photographs of key staff members that will be present at a child’s new school (ie during a school visit). This can help children familiarise themselves with school staff before the school year begins.

Good news progress tracker [460KB] 
A reward template you can use to help celebrate children’s achievements.

Starting School flyer [2MB]
If your ECEC service is planning to run starting school information sessions, you may like to distribute this flyer to families. Insert your ECEC service’s details in the spaces provided.