In this episode of Word Up with Helen Prince, Helen chats to Emily Weston about the key role teachers can play in bridging the word gap at transition. Emily discusses her experience of moving from being a primary teacher to a transition role at a secondary school. She offers tips for improving transition from Year 6 to Year 7, for teachers and parents, and has some good advice for NQTs.
Emily is a KS2/3 Transition teacher, blogger and founder of #TeacherSelfCareSunday on Twitter.
Further reading and support:
- Emily kindly shares some of her ‘Year 7 ready’ transition resources.
- The 3 Cs for a successful transition to secondary school. Emily Weston shares her top tips on the Oxford Education Blog.
- Download the Oxford Language Report 2020: Bridging the Word Gap at Transition.
- Access free support and resources to support students as they transition from Year 6 to Year 7.