Moving on: Helping Children with the Transfer to secondary school
Children know transition from primary to secondary school is an enormous event in their lives, but don't presume they understand what is happening
ByAndrea Clifford-Poston, Liz Roberts
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“It’s always the same at this time of year. All of our Year 6 kids start getting twitchy—they are either hyper or irritable, or just plain sulky. They just get too big for their boots, we are glad to see them go in a way,” sighed an after school club leader as she watched a quarrel develop in a group at the corner of the room. Certainly the large group of eleven year olds seemed to be working hard to make their presence felt throughout the session.