I am attempting to write a detailed, properly cited (!), policy document on transition between Year 6 and 7, aimed at senior leaders and MAT leaders. This has a truncated part of its introduction, and a list of recommendations (which I have begun to write out properly in the draft). Since it’s in very early days, I’d like any feedback from teachers across the country and across different schools. Feel free to tweet at me @jonbprimary.
I also strongly recommend reading Ofsted’s report on KS3.
For many children, transition from Year 6 to Year 7 is inadequate.
- Pupils move from small schools, often having been taught by only one teacher a year, to a Secondary which may have thousands of pupils.
- They move from a year group that has had the most amount of funding and school focus to the one that has the least. They often move from the…
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