Settling Your Child in School

A parent's guide

By: Michelle Wallis


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Attribute nameAttribute value
Size234mm x 187mm
PublishedAugust 2004

Is your child ready for their first year of school? Settling Your Child in School: A parent’s guide is a comprehensive guide to help your child cross the gap between pre-school and school. Learn what schools expect of children so your child can enjoy their first school experience.

Helpful information is provided on:

  • What your child needs to know about starting school
  • How to settle your child in the school environment
  • The mental and physical abilities your child will need at school
  • How schools approach classroom learning
  • Helping your child with reading, writing and number skills at home
  • Games and activities to stimulate your child’s interest in learning

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Michelle Wallis

Michelle Wallis was a high school teacher for several years before moving into primary school teaching. She has two children at primary school and developed this guide for parents from both her teaching experience and the experiences of her own children. She also conducts regular seminars for parents to help them prepare their children for school.


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