Starting School

Starting school can be a fun, exciting and scary experience for both child and parent.  The library holds a number of materials that can help you with your child’s transition to school.  Here is a sample of some of the items we hold in the collection.  Come into the library to see more.

Would you like further information? 

Starting School – Public Schools NSW
Is my child ready to start school?  When should I enrol?  What happens in Kindergarten?  Who can I talk to?  All these questions answered and more on the Department of Education and Communities website.

Your Child Starting School – Raising Children Network 
A guide to helping children who are starting school and helping children settle in at school. Includes tips for choosing schools, preparing for school before school starts & the school routine. 

Starting School – Guide for Parents
This guide for parents contains useful and important information for preparing your son or daughter as they embark on their formal schooling and for life at school in general.

Starting School – Kids Matter
A practical guide that helps parents through setting the scene, getting ready, settling in, looking forward and other helpful information.