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Transition Resources

Adults who help me in school

Adults who help me in school

This visual resource can support younger children as well as children with social communication and/or social anxiety needs. Use to encourage the child to be able to seek help from trusted adults in school.


Infant to Junior School Transition Checklist

Infant to Junior School Transition Checklist

This checklist is useful to ensure that new students are given explicit support in learning the arrangements for their new school.


My New Class

My New Class

This resource supports transition within schools at a primary level. It provides an opportunity to explore what will change and what will remain the same when the student moves up to the next class.


My New School

My New Class

This resource provides an opportunity to explore what will change and what will remain the same when the student moves to their new school.


Secondary School Transition Checklist

Secondary School Transition Checklist

This checklist is useful to support transition visits to secondary schools. The student can check off each of the headings once they have found out the relevant information.



Student Learning Behaviour Transition Form

Secondary School Transition Checklist

This resource is to support teachers communicate information about their students' learning behaviour to colleagues. It can supplement other information shared to give a fuller description of their learning aptitude and attitudes.


Teachers In My New Class

Teacher In My New Class

Complete one of these resources for every teacher or assistant teacher that will work with the child's class. For children who find change difficult emphasise the 'usually' to mean that it not certain.


Things I want my new teacher to know about me

Teacher In My New Class

This worksheet can be used with individuals or the whole class to capture their own thoughts about school. Questions explore what they enjoy learning about; what they are less interested in; things they are good at; things they are not so good at; peers they like to play or work with as well as what they are looking forward to and anthing they are worried about.


Transitions - Teachers

Transitions Teachers

This resource is designed to support children with difficulties forming trusting relationships with adults (often as a result of attachment issues). Here the continuity of the role of teacher as someone who will always be there to support the child is explicitly taught.