Nursery – P1 Transition

Starting school is a major step in a child’s life. Indeed, for many it will represent the most significant change to their daily lives. At Avoch, we strive to ensure every child coming into Primary 1 feels fully supported and excited about their new adventure.

We have a full transition programme for children coming into Primary 1 where we gradually build up their experiences.

  • Joined up learning with the nursery and P1 (Enormous Turnip Performance)

  • Visit by Principal Teacher and Depute Head Teacher to nurseries to discuss new intake of children.

  • Information Evening for Parents

  • P2 Buddy Training to help support new Primary 1 children.

  • Visit 1 with parents (Tuesday 1st May)

  • Visit 2 without parents (Tuesday 8th May)

  • Visit 3 without parents (Tuesday 15th May)

  • Sports Day (All nursery pupils to join in)

  • Jump Up Programme for all nursery (Avoch, Fortrose and Kilcoy Nursery)

  • Optional Visit 4 (Lunch in hall with packed or school lunch)

  • Week 1 of Primary 1 – Tuesday 21st August – New Nursery start in Primary 1 (Start at 9.10am, finish at 12pm)

  • Week 2 of Primary 1 – Tuesday 27th August – New Nursery start in Primary 1 (Start at 9.10am, finish at 12.30pm – includes lunch time)

  • Week 3 of Primary 1 – Tuesday 21st August – New Nursery start in Primary 1 (Start at 9.10am, finish at 3.10pm)

  • Wednesday 5th September – Open Afternoon – parents/grandparents are welcome to visit their P1 child in their new classroom.

  • Thursday 6th September – Curriculum Information Evening for new P1 parents – meet the teachers at 7pm.