Success into Secondary
Supporting Transition with Circle Time
- Cherrie Demain - Assistant Headteacher
- Lorraine Hurst
Classroom Activities | Learning Support/Teaching Assistants | Transitions
The 6 sessions are based on a Circle Time approach and supplemented by follow-up activities. Each session has comprehensive teacher instructions with the necessary worksheets. A memory map technique provides a unifying element to the programme.
Issues covered include:
- meeting new people
- organisation and induction day
Teacher comments include: The vulnerable children seem less worried.
The programme was a success and made the children more confident and less anxious.
Childrens comments include:
'Many of the worries I had are now gone and I cant wait for secondary school' - Eleanor
' Helped me with confidence and facing my fears such as bullying' - Daniel
An interactive and fun approach using Circle Time techniques to assist all teachers who want to help Year 6 pupils make a successful transition.