Social skills such as sharing, turn taking and playing well with other children are fundamental in assisting children's success at school.

Preparing for School

What do you need to organise before your child starts school?

ENSURE YOUR CHILD'S NAME IS ON ALL BELONGINGS INCLUDING SHOES AND SOCKS. Please do not provide pencils, crayons, sharpeners, rubbers or scissors as these are provided by the school.

Helping Your Child Prepare for Learning

You can prepare your child for school by:

A great photo of BHPS Kindergarten students

Fine Motor Skills

Cutting, painting, drawing, manipulating small objects are an important part of a child's development. These skills can be developed through every day tasks including buttons, using pegs, opening and closing jars, threading beads and playing with dough.

Other suggestions to develop fine motor skills include:

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