Children start school with a range of early literacy and numeracy knowledge, skills and understandings. The Best Start Kindergarten Assessment is a state wide assessment that helps teachers identify the literacy and numeracy skills of each student at the beginning of Kindergarten. The assessment provides teachers with information on how to best support each student’s needs at school. It consists of both a literacy and numeracy component. Click here for more information about Best Start.
Literacy and Numeracy at Home
This resource from the Department of Education includes information on how to help your child with literacy and numeracy at home. Click on the image to the right to open the document in English. The information is also available in a wide range of other languages, including Arabic, Assyrian and Vietnamese. Click here.