Headstart B4 School

Headstart B4

Headstart B4 School 
  • A transition to school programme for 4 year olds.
  • Runs each Friday from 11.20 til 12.30.
  • Your child will meet our Room One children and our lovely family group leaders.
  • Headstart will help your child become familiar with school routines, make new friends and gain confidence in their new school environment.  
  • Children are encouraged to explore new activities in a supportive and caring environment.  
  • A smooth transition makes for a happy start to school life.  
Programme includes:
  • Simple numeracy and literacy games
  • Singing, music and movement
  • Discovery time - theme linked to inquiry topic
  • Sharing and discussion circle to encourage participation
  • Playground exploration
  • Library time
  • A variety of art and craft activities
  • Introduction of tasks and activities that New Entrant children will experience in their first year at school eg. cutting, pencil control, sequencing, sorting.
  • Focus on self management skills eg. taking responsibility for themselves and their belongings.

Weekly home packs include letter focus activity and book.