Foundation Parent Information 2022



Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any further information regarding your child’s transition to, from or within Avondale Primary School. We are here to provide the best possible transition processes for all of our students and their families and we are always available to answer any questions you may have.


Below are a series of helpful videos created by our Foundation students and teachers to help prepare your child for starting primary school in 2022.


NEW: Read Aloud and Craft Activity: Pig the Blob


NEW: Foundation Parent Information Guide 2022


NEW: Foundation Parent Q & A 






Transition and Getting Ready for School


Foundation Grades and First Day of School


First Week of School and Foundation Entry Assessment


School Life and Parent Involvement


After viewing the videos if you still have questions please feel free to email and attention your email to Jill Benham. We will be running a live Question and Answer session through Webex on 10th November. This is where we will be able to answer these additional questions you send through.

You will receive a Webex invitation with the time of the meeting later next week.





Read Aloud and Craft Activity: My First Day of School


A Day in the life of an Avondale Foundation student


Read Aloud: The Best Pet


Foundation Transition Social Story


Read Aloud: The Smartest Giant in Town


Craft activity for The Smartest Giant in Town text



Below are supporting resources to assist families in the transition to primary school. 



KidsMatter Starting School fact sheets


Department of Education and Training website: Tips for starting school