Transition to School

Transition to SchoolOur role as educators is to ensure kingdom Kidz children have all the skills needed for a smooth and happy transition to school. Our Transition Program includes the following:

In the Classroom

  • Large Group Mat time – Encouraging active concentration, listening, contribution & participation
  • Small group time (Transition class) allowing children to build on specific skills needed for School
  • Computer and laptop time encouraging and developing I.T skills
  • Resources to encourage early literacy and numeracy – flashcards, magnets, beads, puzzles, worksheets, I.T, stories and song etc
  • Wide selection of books Non fiction & fiction & Regular Library bus visits
  • Project work – Building confidence & a passion for learning by focusing on what interests them individually and extending on it

Personal Skills

    Personal Skills
  • Confidence in communication, asking for help, group talking
  • Character focus – respect for others, building self confidence & positive self image
  • Respect for nature & world around us – veggie garden, animals in centre
  • Self help skills such as looking after personal property, putting on shoes and clothes independently etc (tying shoelaces) and self managing Toileting needs

Physically

  • Provide resources for gross motor skills balance and coordination, for example ropes, hoops, balls, carpentry tools, playground equipments, ladders balancing planks
  • Provide resources for fine motor skills, for example  pencils, following line activities, beadings & lacings, paintbrushes, peg boards puzzles etc