Transition to School

August 19-30

Morning Group: In September going into Grade 2, 3, 4
Afternoon Group: In September going into Grade 5, 6, 7, 8

Parents and guardians!

We are thrilled to announce our latest collaboration with the Upper Grand District School Board UGDSB – our Transition to School program! Your elementary age students, who require developmental supports, are in for a treat as they embark on a journey to acquire essential skills needed for a smooth transition to their next school adventure. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to set your child up for success.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to set your child up for success. Enroll now and watch them thrive!

PLEASE NOTE: Students will have to be present on site at 224 Centennial Rd. Orangeville to participate.

Some of the essential skills we are looking to explore:

  • Following classroom routines (e.g., lining up, sitting cross legged to listen to a story etc…)
  • Follows multi-step instructions
  • Requesting items/ actions
  • Gains listener attention appropriately
  • Answers social questions (e.g., name, age, etc.)
  • Shares info. about self, family, major events
  • Makes reciprocal comments
  • Shares info. about immediate past/ future
  • Converses on age-appropriate topics
  • Uses contextually appropriate language/ introduces topic
  • Follows a classroom schedule
  • raising hand when a task has been completed, to get additional help or to get teacher attention
  • Gives items to peers when taking turns, sharing objects and handing out materials
  • Transitioning from one activity to another
  • Transitioning from one location to another
  • Social play and interaction
  • Sportsmanship
  • Demonstrating awareness of personal space
  • Demonstrating flexibility when something changes (new seating arrangement, a class visitor, new teacher etc..)
  • Waiting between activities and when peers are answering questions
  • Using calming strategies when there are frustrations/upset

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