1st Edition

Going Places Transition Scheme Supporting Children with Additional Needs into Secondary School

By Carolyn Gelenter, Nadine Prescott Copyright 2012
    122 Pages
    by Speechmark

    Designed to support children with additional needs into their first year of secondary school in a safe and confident way, this resource provides all that is needed for schools to achieve a successful transition for all their children. The resource will give the students an opportunity to: become familiar with the layout of their new school; feel confident and safe about attending secondary school; become familiar with other students who will be attending their new school; and develop coping strategies to support their transition. Sessions include: Eating lunch, Secondary school lessons, Keeping safe and home-school links. Templates for timetables, games, charts, certificates and other resources are provided on the accompanying downloadable resources.

    1: Introduction and eating lunch; 2: Finding my way around and meeting staff who can help me; 3: Secondary school lessons; 4: Keeping safe at secondary school; 5: Home–school links; 6: Circle time with Year 7 students


    Carolyn Gelenter, Nadine Prescott