First year at school – New Edition Out Now!

We are delighted to announce the newest edition of the popular First year at school: Essential tips for parents and carers publication is now available for purchase from Early Childhood Australia.

This essential publication is a practical and welcome gift that school principals can give parents and carers attending school enrolment and open days. They will know that you care about their child’s successful transition to school.

Written by early childhood experts Jenni Connor, Pam Linke and Rod Soper, and endorsed by the Australian Primary Principals Association, this resource has helped thousands of parents around the country prepare for a seamless transition for their child’s first year at school.

The only comprehensive guide for this important milestone in Australia, it explains what children will be learning and why, and includes easily identifiable lists of ‘Things you can do’ for time-poor parents.  The new 2021 edition features new content on technology, relationships and managing worry caused by a range of issues from bullying to the pandemic. Dotted throughout the text are inclusive case studies, which complement each chapter with clear and constructive examples.

This valuable resource encourages parents to build a strong relationship with their child’s school, and work in partnership to support their child’s learning and social and emotional wellbeing.

At only $21.95 per copy, with discounted prices for bulk orders (50 copies and over at $12.95 per copy), this practical guide is a must for every family’s bookshelf.

Order your copies here: First year at school