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  • Published: 30 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9780143565420
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.95

Ready, Set, Go? How to tell if your child's ready for school and prepare them for the best start



Starting school for the first time is a significant milestone in every child's life.  But how do you know when your child is ready? 

Starting school for the first time is a significant milestone in every child's life.  But how do you know when your child is ready?  And what can you do to help them prepare?

Educational and parenting expert Kathy Walker explains how to assess your child's readiness, sets out all the factors to consider, and gives you the information you need to be confident you're making the right decision for your child.  She also provides advice on how to pick a school, and explains the strategies schools use to familiarise children – and their parents – with school.

An essential guide for parents of preschoolers, Ready, Set, Go? will help you give your child the best possible start to their education.

  • Published: 30 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9780143565420
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.95

About the author

Kathy Walker

Kathy Walker is one of Australia's leading parenting and education experts, public speakers and authors. In 2012 and 2014 she was nominated for Australian of the year and in 2014 was awarded an Order of Australia (OAM). Her books include: Ready Set Go - School Readiness and Preparation, Parenting, What's the Hurry, Play Matters and Engagement Matters.

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