Tips to for a Smooth Transition

Moving from kindergarten or preschool to primary school can be a big transition for children and parents! However, there are many things that parents can do with their children in the coming months to ensure a smooth transition to "big" school. Join us for a one-hour session led by our experienced school counselor Mia Nortje that will give parents a variety of practical tips that discusses the preparation beyond the ABC's and 123's.

This session will cover the areas of development that support school readiness and learning such as:

  • Gross motor skills
  • Fine motor skills
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Emotional Development

Whether your child is going to start at a new school next year or in the years to come this is a great opportunity to learn how to prepare them for the journey ahead.

DATE: Feb 12 (Wed), 2020

TIME: 12:45 - 1:45 pm

LOCATION: Stamford American School, 25 Man Fuk Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Mia Nortje

School Counselor

Mia Nortje

Mia has over 15 years of international teaching experience in South Africa, Botswana, and Mauritius. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, an Honor’s degree in Educational Psychology and is close to completing her Master’s degree in Educational Psychology. Mia has a background of extensive international experience as a Teacher, Lecturer, Student Support educator, Coordinator, and Psychologist.