How to get your child ready for their first day at school

Heading off to school for the first time is a huge milestone for your child and for you as a parent. You’ll both be feeling excited and apprehensive and there are a lot of practical things to deal with as well. So it’s important to put in a bit of preparation for the first day of term. This will help make your child’s first day at “big school” as enjoyable as possible.

Here are a few tips for the big day to give your child the confidence and skills they need before starting school.