Primary School

Relationships. Wellbeing. Achievement.

Nursery to Reception Transition

Readiness for Reception

Transitions are part of everyday life. When they work well, they help children to develop confidence and acquire skills to manage further changes in their life. Each child will respond differently, some with confidence and others with apprehension.


Things have changed really quickly for schools, nurseries and families due to coronavirus. Like most schools, we want to make sure the relationship between school and families is a positive one. We would usually invite parents into school for information sessions and arrange for children to meet their teachers. This year we have had to think of alternatives.


This webpage will be one of the ways of getting your child ready for transition into reception.