Ightenhill Nursery School

Places available for 2 - 4 year olds. 30 hours places also available!

Lionel Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 6DY

01282 427154

head@ightenhill-nur.lancs.sch.uk

Places available for 2 - 4 year olds. 30 hours places also available!

Preparing for school

If you child is going to primary school this year then below are some resources and activity ideas that might be useful in helping them to prepare for this. We are suggesting a skill each week for children to work to help them to prepare for school.

13/7/2020 - Transition Activity - This week the skill for children to work on is to use a pair of scissors to cut along a line independently.

6/7/2020 - Transition Activity - This week encourage children to practise counting up to five objects, recognise numbers 1 to 5 and try to write them independently.

29/6/2020 - Transition Activity - This weeks activity is for children to get changed from their own clothes into a pair of shorts and t-shirt independently and place the clothes that they have taken off neatly into a pile.

22/6/2020 - Transition Activity - This week the skills for children to work on are fastening buttons and zips independently.

15/6/2020 - Transition Activity - This week the skills for children to work on are recognising their own name when it is written down, copying their name and then trying to write it independently.

8/6/2020 - Transition Activity - This week the skill for children to work on is to sit at a table and use a knife and fork to eat their food independently.

1/6/2020 - Transition Activity - This week the activity is to play a turn taking game with someone else.

25/5/2020 - Transition Activity - This week the skill for children to work on is taking off and putting on their own socks and shoes independently.

18/5/2020 - Transition Activity - This week the skill for children to work on is pouring a drink from a jug into a cup independently.

11/5/2020 - Transition Activity - This week the skill for children to work on is putting on and fastening their own coat independently.


Preparing Your Child for School

Starting School Skills

Getting Ready for School Checklist

How to Prepare your Child for Starting Primary School