Transition to primary school during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Supporting children’s positive transition to primary school is always critical however, due to coronavirus (COVID-19) related disruptions, it's even more vital this year.

For more information on transition to school visit Moving to primary school (transitions) and Professional learning to support transition to school for access to materials from recent professional learning.

Families can find their local primary school at Find my School.


Services can use the following communications resources to assist in their talking about transitions with families:

For further transitions support, early childhood education and care services can email

Reviewed 30 December 2020

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