Transitioning to secondary
school is a challenging
moment for most children.
David Watson, OBE shows
how his trust is looking at the
big picture and prioritising
the values that will allow
children to succeed in
secondary and beyond.
Michelle Doyle Wildman from Parentkind gives her take on achieving a successful transition by focusing on the parents, as well as the child.
There are many different types of summer school for children and young people. This NFER research reviews recent evidence on the effectiveness of ‘transition’ and ‘access’ summer schools for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.
What are the consequences of turmoil in a child’s early life and how does it affect their behaviour and learning in school. Sue Clifford digs deeper into the issues and suggests some responses.