Staff work extremely hard to ensure smooth transitions at all stages of their time at Holystone.
  • Transition from Nursery to Reception takes place over many weeks with children spending time in both settings.
  • Class to class transitions are supported through 'meet the teacher' days, hand over meetings, staff discussions and child support plans which follow the children through school.
  • During high school transitions children spend days visiting their new settings.  School holds transition reviews and meetings which involve parents, pupils and any relevant outside agency support as well as staff from both schools.  There are additional meeting between the SENDCos from both schools.  Children may also be offered a programme of 'summer school' activities in their new setting to ease their transition.  School support plans allow for detailed hand-over of relevant history and paperwork.