Early Years Programmes

Blue Skies Initiative Ready Steady School Programme is created to help support children in their transition from early years to primary school. A large number of Early Years Services accross Clondalkin/Balgaddy and Adamstown take part in the Ready Steady School Programme each year and send out a number of resources to parents and guardians. Some of these resources can be found below.

Download resources below

  • Going to school Checklist click here
  • Going to school checklist (Irish Version) click here
  • School readiness checklist click here
  • School readiness checklist (Irish Version) click here

Our Transition Box which is delivered to participating Early years Services  contains:

  • A photo book of local
  • schools to help children engage in conversation about going to school
  • Sample uniforms for dress –up
  • 2 storybooks about going to school
  • 1 Jigsaw of a classroom
  • Transition documents for each child