Guide To: Effective year 6 to 7 transition

This free 10-page Guide To offers a range of tips and ideas for how primary and secondary schools can work together to support effective transition work, including a term-by-term 'transition calendar' of proposed activities

Spanning from year 5 to year 7, the transition calendar includes suggested ideas, tips and activities for schools, including real-life examples.

The guide – which has been published jointly by Headteacher Update and SecEd – also advises how primary and secondary schools can work together on crucial areas including curriculum continuity, parental engagement, and pastoral support.

We consider how we might identify and support vulnerable pupils during transition and into key stage 3 and look at other common challenges and suggested solutions.

Guide To: Effective transition – click here to download

This guide complements a joint episode of the Headteacher Update and SecEd podcasts, which features a practical discussion with two secondary schools and two feeder primaries, offering lots of ideas and advice for your transition practice. Listen via https://bit.ly/3n49Z8y

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