EYFS

Return to Setting - Family Survey

Brief Family survey to assess the relevant needs of the child on returning to school or setting, following absence from school due to lockdown

Support and guidance for transition in early years

A guidance audit to support transition practice for children in early years

Early years transition document

Supporting transition for early years children between classes and/or settings

Transition passport

This passport activity encourages children to select and present their most relevant characteristics and features to share with their new teacher to support their transition. Could be used as a home learning activity.

KS1

My lockdown experience

A visual questionnaire about home experiences – an example that can be adapted.

Return to Setting - Family Survey

Brief Family survey to assess the relevant needs of the child on returning to school or setting, following absence from school due to lockdown

Supporting Transitions for Autistic Pupils

Links to further resources on supporting transitions for autistic pupils

Transition passport

This passport activity encourages children to select and present their most relevant characteristics and features to share with their new teacher to support their transition. Could be used as a home learning activity.

Back to school tool kit

Symbol materials to support the wider opening of schools

Transition Package (COVID-19)

A return to school transition booklet that is aimed at ASD pupils but could be used / easily adapted for all (OSSME, Outreach Services Supporting Mainstream Education)

Managing transition back to school

Lockdown is easing and schools and colleges are starting to welcome increasing numbers of pupils back to their settings. Like any transition the return to school or college requires careful preparation and support. We know that a large number of pupils will adapt quickly and positively re-engage with their education. However, some pupils will need additional support to cope with change and build resilience. This guide points you in the right direction.

Key Stage 2

My lockdown experience

A visual questionnaire about home experiences – an example that can be adapted.

Transition Booklet

An example of a transition booklet from primary to high school

Transition Booklet

An example of a transition booklet from primary to high school from The Rodillian Academy

Transition Booklet

An example of a transition booklet from primary to high school from Tytherington School.

Subject specific transition booklet

A music transition booklet from John Spence High School

Transition a Roundtable discussion

A summary of discussions around the issue of transition

Advice for parents (Year 6)

Transitioning to secondary or high school can feel like a huge leap for children and their families.
Our expert advice will help you prepare together and manage the transition from primary to secondary school.

LCT Transition Booklet

North Tyneside's transition booklet

Supporting Transitions for Autistic Pupils

Links to further resources on supporting transitions for autistic pupils

How to build resilience

How to build resilience to support transition

Transition Booklet

An example of a transition booklet from primary to high school

Transition Booklet

An example of a transition booklet from primary to high school from the Parental Engagement Network CIC

Barriers to transition

Document explaining the reasons why some children could struggle with transition

SENsible SENCO by Abigail Hawkins

Series of videos designed to give a helping hand to SENDCOs, teachers, governors and managers with promoting information on special educational needs in schools. Visit our site; WWW.SENDCOSolutions.co.uk

Intro video to high school

Video tour of a school - ideas of what to include

LCT Transition Booklet

North Tyneside's transition booklet

Transition to secndary school lesson pack

This Rise Above resource enables pupils to explore the transition to secondary school and identify strategies to deal with change.

Transition passport

This passport activity encourages children to select and present their most relevant characteristics and features to share with their new teacher to support their transition. Could be used as a home learning activity.

Managing transition back to school

Lockdown is easing and schools and colleges are starting to welcome increasing numbers of pupils back to their settings. Like any transition the return to school or college requires careful preparation and support. We know that a large number of pupils will adapt quickly and positively re-engage with their education. However, some pupils will need additional support to cope with change and build resilience. This guide points you in the right direction.

My lockdown experience

Simple visual Social Story for when there is no plan about going back to school (suitable for younger ones)

Transition Package (COVID-19)

A return to school transition booklet that is aimed at ASD pupils but could be used / easily adapted for all (OSSME, Outreach Services Supporting Mainstream Education)

Moving Up - Year 6 Transition booklet

Change is a normal part of life and can provide opportunities for children to develop their resilience.

What To Do If Your Child Is Refusing To Go To School

If your child is refusing to go to school, here is our advice and information on what you can do and where you can get help.

North Tyneside top tips for transition

A list of tips from our North Tyneside teams to support students with transition

Transitioning to secondary school

Starting Secondary School, a new campaign from BBC Bitesize aimed at 10-12 year olds, their teachers and parents, will shine a light on the great potential of starting afresh in secondary school and also offer practical advice and emotional support to help take the stress out of taking the next big step.

Find Your Feet

Find Your Feet: Transitioning to Secondary School
A film to watch in your class to help them prepare for the transition between primary and secondary school.

Moving on Up

It’s that time of the school year when Year 6 pupils are finishing their primary education and heading off into the big world of secondary school. It’s an exciting time, however it can also be a bit scary for some pupils, so this activity helps to talk through how they are feeling about the transition to secondary school and deal with any concerns in a positive way.

Key Stage 3

Star Steam

Resources to support ASD and SEN transition.

 

Supporting Transitions for Autistic Pupils

Links to further resources on supporting transitions for autistic pupils

What To Do If Your Child Is Refusing To Go To School

If your child is refusing to go to school, here is our advice and information on what you can do and where you can get help.

Example letters to students from students

Some example letters sent by secondary school students to new students coming to their school.  (North Tyneside examples)

The Happy Leader

A teacher blog with a transition focus

Transition a Roundtable discussion

A summary of discussions around the issue of transition

Managing transition back to school

Lockdown is easing and schools and colleges are starting to welcome increasing numbers of pupils back to their settings. Like any transition the return to school or college requires careful preparation and support. We know that a large number of pupils will adapt quickly and positively re-engage with their education. However, some pupils will need additional support to cope with change and build resilience. This guide points you in the right direction.

Transition passport

This passport activity encourages children to select and present their most relevant characteristics and features to share with their new teacher to support their transition. Could be used as a home learning activity.

Key Stage 4

Star Steam

Resources to support ASD and SEN transition.

 

Supporting Transitions for Autistic Pupils

Links to further resources on supporting transitions for autistic pupils

What To Do If Your Child Is Refusing To Go To School

If your child is refusing to go to school, here is our advice and information on what you can do and where you can get help.

Transition passport

This passport activity encourages children to select and present their most relevant characteristics and features to share with their new teacher to support their transition. Could be used as a home learning activity.

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