The Transition from KS2 - KS3

The Transition from KS2 - KS3

Pastoral Support

Nadene Townsend-Smith - Assistant Headteacher and Director of Student Progress - Transition

Systems for Support

  • Director of Student Progress, Transition
  • Transition Teaching Assistants
  • Consistent system for data transfer from over 20 primary schools across Eastbourne schools.

Supporting Students

  • Lone transferees workshops
  • Taster Evening/Taster Day
  • Group work session
  • Summer School
  • Intervention

Supporting Parents

  • Welcome meeting for parents
  • Taster Evening
  • Parent Handbook
  • Coffee Morning
  • Individual meetings
  • Primary School Surgeries
  • Meet the Tutor Evening

Supporting Teaching Staff

  • Tutor support programme
  • Comprehensive information pack for every teaching class
  • Pen potrait for SEND and EVER 6 students
  • Nurture workshops and shared strategies

 

 

Transition Letters  
                                               
   

Curriculum Support

Alison Walters - Assistant Headteacher

Supporting Teachers

  • Shared schemes of works for all curriculum subjects between the two phases.
  • Shared expertise for core subjects.
  • Common learning packages cascaded from secondary to primary schools.
  • Subject working parties.
  • Shared expertise and strategies by primary teaching staff to inform learning in the secondary school setting.

Supporting Students

  • Subject specific activities; Common Science Investigation, Science Wash Day challenge, Year 10 Sport Leaders Festival of Sport and PE Release Transition Programme.
  • Media workshops for all year groups in primary school.
  • Lessons in all subject areas delivered at primary and secondary school setting throughout the year.
  • Year 6 planner to aid organisation and expectations relating to homework. Supporting literacy.
  • Preparation pack to introduce study skills.

Supporting Parents

  • Open Evening
  • Year 6 Welcome Evening
  • Taster Evening
  • Meet the Tutor Evening - MyMaths workshop