Families play a very important role in supporting children in the transition into school and the help and assistance from the staff at Jackson School can enable this to be a positive start to school.

To ensure that your child manages change and build on their social, emotional, independence and learning skills we suggest you practice the following at home in order that your child is ready to start school.

  • Wash and dry hands
  • Remove own jumpers, shoes and socks
  • Eat independently
  • Pack and unpack bags
  • Carry own bag
  • Use toilet with assistance and have daytime control
  • Walking independently
  • Clean up after her / himself
  • Follow simple rules / directions
  • Turn taking