' Both primary and secondary schools will need to consider which aspects of their current liaison activities are supporting the learning of their pupils, which activities need to be modified and which might usefully be reduced. ' - Galton, Grey, Ruddock et al, University of Cambridge, 2003
Transfer and Transition
Welcome to the Transfer and Transition section of assessment on eRiding.
Please use the menu below to navigate to the different chapters of the page.
Effective Transition from Primary to Secondary School
Our intention in this document is to provide some practical guidelines for schools to assist in ensuring that pupils' transition
from primary to secondary school is as 'seamless' and constructive as possible.
Recent research from a range of sources has identified specific issues relating to the impact of 'moving on up', the phrase coined by
Professor Tim Brighouse, Director of Education, City of Birmingham.
It is essential that schools should make sure that pupil progression and curriculum continuity are in place as pupils move across the
In this way they will support both high standards of achievement and pupils' enjoyment of their time in school.
To find out more please use the link below to open the document.
KS2/3 Transition Project in Bridlington and South Holderness Partnerships
Following the KS2/3 transition project, an LEA guidance document in the 'Assessment for Action'
series was produced to assist teachers in managing effective transfer from primary to secondary
The document is available in Word format under ERYC Assessment for Action Documents on the main
South Holderness and Bridlington schools have developed/are continuing to devlopop transition
links as a result of their involvement in the project.
In both partnerships, working parties are established to consider bridging materials for use
with Y6 children following KS2 SATs each year.
Some use is also made of the QCA bridging units, especially for mathematics.
Some of the Literacy bridging units that have been developed are available through 'Links' on
the main menu.
If you click on 'Bridging units for Literacy' you can have access to the materials that have
been developed through cross phase liaison that is now well-established.
If you require more information about assessment please contact:
Carol Ketley, Area Improvement Adviser
Tel: (01482) 392485