Transition Activities

Moving classes or schools can be very daunting for children, use these ideas and resources to support them.

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Choices

Choices

A set of ideas, plans and resources to help you teach drama workshops to year 6 pupils, with the aim of building their resilience as they approach the move to secondary schools.
5 - 11

End of the Year Activities

Do you have any favourite activities that are always effective? How do you review the learning that has taken place throughout the year?
2 - 16
Transition Superheroes

Transition Superheroes

A selection of superhero-themed activities and resources to use as part of your students' transition from one class to another.
7 - 11

Hawaiian T-Shirt Glyph

Get to know your students at the start of the year, by asking them to colour this glyph according to the given key.
5 - 11
All About Me

All About Me

Find out more about your children by asking them to complete this comic strip!
5 - 11
All About Me Booklet

All About Me Booklet

A fantastic little booklet which allows children to tell you something about who they are and what they like and don't like.
5 - 11
Transition Books

Transition Books

The following book templates can be used as part of transition activities... at the start of an academic year, at the end, or when children are meeting their new teacher for 'swap days'.
5 - 11

Video Introductions

Get to know children at the start of the year by asking them make a short video recording.
5 - 11

Choosing the Rules

Involve the children in deciding the rules of your class at the start of the year.
5 - 7

Learning Names

Use a popular rhyme to help children to learn each other's names.
5 - 11

Meet the Class

Try this Art activity to get to know your new pupils at the start of the year.
5 - 11
My Scroll of Progress

My Scroll of Progress

The resources below consist of a set of printable pages which need to be stuck together. The pages can then be joined together and rolled to form a scroll.
5 - 11
Old and New Schools

Old and New Schools

An activity sheet to help children to remember their current school, while looking forward to their new one.
5 - 11

Describing Yourself

A game, useful for the beginning of term, which helps you and the children get to know each other.