school in transition.

A profile of a secondary school undergoing innovation by Alan J. C. King

Publisher: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in [Toronto]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Alan J. C. King [and] Reginald A. Ripton.
ContributionsRipton, Reginald A., joint author., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education., Ottawa. Collegiate Institute Board.
LC ClassificationsLA418.O6 K5
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5323959M
LC Control Number72176672

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The transition between learning. For most pupils, transition to a new Year group is an exciting time. For some, however, it can be worrying and unsettling. This booklet is created to be used in KS1 and KS2.

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The transition from primary to post-primary can be a stressful event for all students and their parents, and this can be compounded when the child has special educational needs.

The need for flexibility in accommodating this transition, especially when the student has a special need, is noted in the Introduction to the Primary School Curriculum. The transition to school resource kit includes practical guidance for early childhood professionals working with children and families while they transition to school.

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