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I am passionate about getting transition right. Not only for our young people but parents/carers and staff too. I like to offer thought provoking posts that don’t necessarily offer any solutions but provide food for thought. Having worked across Primary and Secondary I am fortunate that in my current role I am able to focus solely on transition across a whole local authority. I bring all of this experience and expertise to this page. I am always happy to hear what anyone else has to say. Please feel free to get in touch and let me know your thoughts. For now, I hope you enjoy and that the posts get you thinking!
On the contrary, Transition has never been more exciting. Of course some form of standardised data will be helpful for target setting and the future of Progress 8 but who is that all for? Is it the children? I don’t think it is! I may be a little controversial here but I honestly don’t care. … Continue reading No Sat’s or KS2 Teacher assessment. Surely Transition will fall apart.
A case study! Meet Anne, Anne is a year 9 girl, about to take her options ready for GCSE’s next year. Anne has been in school since the start of year 7 along with the rest of her year group, she was the only child from her primary school, she came with Sat’s results of … Continue reading Where do Transition issues hide?
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