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School Readiness

The term school readiness states that the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) promotes teaching and learning to ensure children's school readiness.

It gives children the broad range of knowledge and skills that provide the right foundation for good future progress through school and life.

There are many things you can work on at home to help get them ready;

  • Help them learn about making friends
  • Develop speaking and listening skills
  • Teach them to recognise their name
  • Talk enthusiastically about school.

Download PACEY's free guide on preparing your child for school [PDF 1,233KB] for some great tips and hints on it to go smoothly.

You can also download this colourful poster [PDF 598KB] full of top tips.

  1. Being Active

    Children need to active for lots of reasons

  2. Friendships

    Early years is a vital time to develop friendships

  3. Language and Communication

    Children with good communication skills...

  4. Problem Solving

    Need to be able to solve problems...

  5. Reading

    Build a child's vocabulary...

  6. Self Care and Independence

    Key skills for life is independence.

  7. Self Confidence and Emotional Wellbeing

    Important for physical health

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