124 Pages
    by Routledge

    134 Pages
    by Routledge

    Focusing on the move from primary to secondary school, this book aims to help teachers and school managers to recognize and deal with the often traumatic effects that this transition has on young people's lives. The book: * explores the links between primary and secondary curricula * offers specific advice on how to meet the needs of children in transition * provides materials for investigating transition which will enable schools to identify the strengths and weaknesses in their approach.

    1. Introduction: principles and issues, 2. Pupils and parents in transition, 3. Curriculum continuity and progression, 4. Continuity and progression in the core subjects, 5. Transfer of information, 6. Liaison between schools, teachers and parents, 7. What is happening in your school?, 8. Collaborative networks for continuity, Bibliography, Index


    Gill Nicholls is Senior Lecturer in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Surrey. John Gardner is Professor of Education at Queen’s University, Belfast.

    ... a no-nonsense guide to the issues at school, subject and pupil level which will help both schools and parents.' - The Times Educational Supplement