CSNSW Resources

Videos

  • What do you need to know before starting school?

    1 min

    Starting school is exciting but a big time of change. We gathered some advice from the experts to help with a smooth transition to school.

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  • What do you love about school?

    1 min

    Starting school is exciting but a big time of change. We gathered some advice from the experts to help with a smooth transition to school.

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  • Packing your bag for school

    1 min

    Starting school is exciting but a big time of change. We gathered some advice from the experts to help with a smooth transition to school.

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  • Counting

    1 min

    Children develop numeracy and maths skills through everyday activities like counting, looking at shapes, and talking about sizes.

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  • Reading

    1 min

    Reading will advance your child's learning. A bedtime story every night of the week is a wonderful way to prepare your child for school.

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  • Writing

    1 min

    Drawing and scribbling lay the foundations writing. Writing starts with scribbling and drawing then moves onto the formation of letters and words that convey a message.

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  • Speaking & Listening

    1 min

    Strong speaking and listening skills provide children with a platform to communicate effectively and predict children’s success in formal classroom settings and life trajectories more broadly.

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  • Learning through Play

    1 min

    Children use play to learn as they discover, create, wonder, imagine and reflect.

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  • Transition

    1 min

    The movement from a preschool setting to a school is one of the most significant transitions in a child’s life. Families and schools working together at this time is vital to success.

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  • Transition and the importance of play

    2 min

    Play helps children to feel safe and secure in new environments which contributes to successful transitions.

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  • Spiritual Child

    1 min

    It is important for children to know that they are loved, loved by God, their family and their teachers.

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  • Patterns

    1 min

    Children develop numeracy and maths skills through everyday activities like counting, looking at shapes, and talking about sizes and patterns.

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  • 2D and 3D Shapes

    1 min

    Children develop numeracy and maths skills through everyday activities like counting, looking at shapes, and talking about sizes.

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  • What should you do if you need help at school?

    1 min

    Starting school is exciting but a big time of change. We gathered some advice from the experts to help with a smooth transition to school.

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  • What's one thing that helps you to be happy at school?

    1 min

    Starting school is exciting but a big time of change. We gathered some advice from the experts to help with a smooth transition to school.

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Podcasts

  • 15 min

    The school/family partnership

    We discuss the power that exists in a positive school/family partnership.

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  • 15 min

    Social and Emotional Literacy (SEL)

    We discuss the importance of SEL in a child's learning journey.

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  • 20 min

    Wellbeing with Andrew Fuller

    Connect, Protect, Respect: Listen to guest psychologist Andrew Fuller speak about anxiety and the importance of connecting, respecting and protecting all our young people.

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