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I am determined to ensure we all get 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!
Obviously my main focus here is for year 6 children but I am very concerned, as is everyone in education, about the phrase ‘catch-up curriculum’. If we spend too long looking back we will run out of time to look forward! For year 6 children, now is the time they are able to start to … Continue reading Do children need to catch up or to prepare?
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.
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