Transition – early childhood to school

This guidance outlines how schools can access and use the Transition Learning and Development Statement (TLDS) and work with families, children, and other professionals to support a smooth and positive transition between early childhood and school.

The Online TLDS, accessed via the Insight assessment platformExternal Link , makes it easier for early childhood teachers to complete and share the TLDS with schools to support effective transitions.

Information for early childhood professionals on transition between early childhood and school is available at: Moving to primary schoolExternal Link .

This guidance contains the following chapters which you can view using the chapter menu:

  • Transition Learning and Development Statements – information for schools
  • Access online transition statements for new Foundation students
  • Working with families when children are transitioning to school
Introductory page to the guidance on Transition – Early childhood to School

Reviewed 23 August 2023

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