Preparing your deaf child for primary school
Starting primary school will be a big change for your child, so making sure they feel ready will help them feel happy and confident. Be positive and talk or sign with them about what it will be like and all the things they will do there, so that they feel excited and less anxious about their new routine.
Start a conversation about school with your child
Tips on how to talk about starting or moving schools with your child
Getting to know the school staff together
Build relationships with staff to make sure they know how to best support your child
Know your child's education rights
Including information on what additional support they could get in the classroom