Katie Ray, English teacher, Prospect School, describes their use of a particular poem to create excitement about English and an experience of success.
Emily Robinson, Y7 head, Simon Balle All-through School, describes the outcomes of their efforts to give students, parents and teachers a positive start to the secondary phase.
Emily Robinson, year 7 leader, Simon Balle All-Through School, describes their approach to liaison with SLT, parents, year 7 tutor team, students and other schools.
Martina Veale, education director at ASDAN, looks at how to support pupils through a positive transition from primary to secondary school.
Communication between the student, the parents and the school is crucial.
Great Torrington School involve primary students in sporting competitions, science workshops & more… helping to bridge the transition gap.
Nicky Morgan’s recent announcement on assessment in primary schools confirms there’s a problem with transition between phases. Bill Watkin explores.