Supporting a Positive Transition into Primary School

Drawing on current research into brain development, this CPD dives into the neuroscience associated with transitioning from one setting to the next. This gives us the best chance of understanding and empathising with the reality for children – so we may positively support this major milestone in their young lives.

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Course Information

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Overview

Course overview

Moving from a nursery setting into a primary school is a time of huge change. Young children must learn to adjust to their new learning environment, as well as to changes in their identity, friendship groups, and tried-and-tested routines. So how can nurseries prepare young children for this major milestone? And how can primary schools make certain they are ready to receive them appropriately?

Drawing on current research into brain development, ‘Supporting a positive transition into primary school’ dives into the neuroscience associated with transitioning from one setting to the next. This gives us the best chance of understanding and empathising with the reality for children – so we may positively support this major milestone in their young lives. Practitioners from nursery settings and primary schools will find the content equally valuable.

Actionable insights, tips, and techniques

By the end of this two-hour session, you’ll understand:

  • How nurseries and primaries can gear up for a successful transition
  • How to develop and strengthen relationships to effectively support children through change
  • The factors that may impact positively or negatively on the transition process and experience
  • The best strategies to have in your toolkit to aid transition for both children and adults
  • How to apply Thrive strategies and activities to support a transition into a primary school
  • How to coach other staff members to be become part of your successful transition plan

Suitable for

Thrive Licensed Practitioners.

Structure

Course structure

2-hour webinar.

Outcomes

Course outcomes

‘Supporting a Positive Transition into Primary School’ is worth 5 CPD points to Thrive Licensed Practitioners.

By the end of this two-hour session, you’ll understand:

  • How nurseries and primaries can gear up for a successful transition
  • How to develop and strengthen relationships to effectively support children through change
  • The factors that may impact positively or negatively on the transition process and experience
  • The best strategies to have in your toolkit to aid transition for both children and adults
  • How to apply Thrive strategies and activities to support a transition into a primary school
  • How to coach other staff members to be become part of your successful transition plan

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