Get School Ready
What is ‘Get School Ready?’
Get School Ready is a class that aims to prepare your
child for a smooth transition into school. A lot of
people will assume that preparing a child for school
is very much based on learning numbers and letters,
however it is much more than that. At My Learning
and ME, we will focus on:
-Talking about school – it is important for
children to visualise what school will actually be
-Establishing important skills such as being able to sit at an activity for a period of time, washing and drying hands, good manners
-Developing social skills – making friends and practising sharing. Sharing can often be quite difficult but at My Learning and ME, we will provide situations to encourage sharing and turn-taking.
-Independence – it is important for children who are approaching school transitions to be independent in self-care, we will provide activities which will get messy and will require hand washing afterwards.
-Coping emotionally when separating from parents
-Dressing and undressing themselves is an important skill to develop before attending school, at My Learning and ME, we will provide activities that involve the use of fine motor skills such as buttoning clothes and using zips.
-We will incorporate stories to encourage listening and attention through retelling stories, to be able to discuss and answer questions about the focus story.
-We will encourage learning basic phonics, recognising name, basic number concept and more!!