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
FOUNDATION TRANSITION INFORMATION PRESENTATIONS
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
FOUNDATION: SOCIAL STORIES AND READ ALOUDS
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