This template will assist a child to develop their thoughts and wishes for big school next year. It enables a child to express their ideas as they get ready for the next big milestone in their life. The 'I’m Going To Big School' Template can be used as a display within the room for each child and added to individual portfolios. It can also be shared with the child’s primary school teacher to understand how the child may be feeling towards starting school.
When using this template with each child, you will need to ask a variety of questions in order for them to express themselves on their thoughts and feelings on going to school next year. Some questions include:
- What do you think about big school?
- How do you think bog school will make you happy?
- What would you like to learn?
- What do you think you will enjoy doing?
Using these questions as starting points for the child, you can fill in the template as the child shares their view with you. This template includes:
- Child’s Name
- Starting school at
- Teachers Name
- Child’s photo
- Thoughts About School
- Being Happy At School
- Learning At School