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Creeting St Mary CEVAP School

Anything is Possible

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Creeting St Mary Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

Creeting St Mary CEVAP School

Anything is Possible

Ready for School

Ready for school

Starting school is a really exciting time for your child.

If they are able to do the following then they will find the school day much easier and enjoyable.

  • Separate from their carer with little or no support
  • Go to the toilet independently and be able to ask for help if they have an accident
  • Be able to listen and follow simple instructions
  • Share toys and take turns
  • Know how to handle a book, turning the pages carefully
  • Recognise their name when it is written down, capital letter for first letter then lower case
  • Sing simple nursery rhymes
  • Cut along a line using scissors
  • Hold a pencil using a pincer grip
  • Make marks using a pencil
  • Complete an age appropriate jigsaw puzzle
  • Use cutlery to eat their dinner
  • Climb with some confidence and an awareness of safety
  • Be able to recite the numbers 1 to 10 in order
  • Recognise the numerals 1 to 5
  • Recognise simple 2D shapes – circle, square, triangle and rectangle
  • Recognise basic colours
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