Working with parents to support successful transitions ( pre-school, during school and between schools)
- 10th Feb 2022
- Leadership, Teaching & Learning, Community
- Partner Schools Save 50%
- Affiliate Schools Save 25%
- Non-members From £80.00
‘The transition from primary to secondary education is one of the most stressful events in a young person’s life ( Zeedyk et al., 2003) and can have a negative impact on psychological well being and academic achievement ‘ cited by D Evans in ‘A Review of the academic and psychological impact of the transition to secondary education – University of Sussex.
Dfe data from 2011 shows that progress drops between KS2 and KS3 in reading , writing and maths.
The effects of transition are amplified by risk factors such as poverty and ethnicity .
This 2.5 hour online training session (including comfort break) looks at the implications of research on the transition from primary to secondary school, explores the ways in which transition can be improved ( administration, social and personal development, curriculum, pedagogy and the management of learning) and how both primary and secondary schools can successfully engage parents and carers in an ongoing and positive transition process.
"As usual I've got a lot from our latest session - I've just looked at the resource you shared and it's exactly what I needed for the last 9 months trying to get anxious children through the doors in the morning" June 2021
Throughout her career as a teacher, senior leader and senior adviser for a local authority, Julie’s work has focused on inspiring , enabling and empowering all parents and schools to work in partnership in order to ensure best outcomes for each child, not only in terms of their academic achievement but also their emotional health and well-being.
She currently provides consultancy , advice and training to schools across the U.K. on how to do this, drawing on a wealth of experience and research in the field of stakeholder engagement and parental support for learning.
Cafés for All®, A2E2 e highly successful whole school approach to parental engagement and support for learning, is now used in 600+ UK schools