Transition in the Early Years

We are delighted to welcome you and your child to Barton Moss school for this coming September. We are sure that it will be the start of a happy, co-operative and positive relationship between your family and everyone here.

We want this huge step in your child’s life to go smoothly and for your child to settle as soon as possible. Below are a few things that will help with your child's transition into Nursery and Reception

What to Expect, When? - This is a booklet is to help you as a parent/carer to find out more about how your child is learning and developing during their first five years, in relation to the EYFS. Children develop more rapidly during the first five years of their lives than at
any other time. This booklet has been written to help you as a parent know what to expect during these vitally important years by focusing on the seven areas of learning and development which are covered in the EYFS.


This poster helps you and your child prepare for school and if you need any other help please do not hesitate to ask a member of the Early Years staff


Nursery's Welcome Letter

 Reception's Welcome Letter