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Supporting Post-Lockdown Education (Transition Resources)

Supporting post-lockdown education: A whole school/community approach to promote school recovery

The following resources are aimed at promoting children and young people, school practitioners and parent/carers resilience and well-being. General information and resources for ‘Transition Guides for Schools’ can be found in this section.

Knowsley Educational Psychology Service PowerPoint presentation, ‘Promoting Positive Transitions: Suggestions for consideration: Support for schools in the Recovery Phase. Please click link below.
EP slides for virtual SENCO

CASEL: This guide offers a framework with actionable recommendations to help Senior Leadership Teams plan for the forthcoming transition into the new school year.
CASEL Leveraging-SEL-as-You-Prepare-to-Reopen-and-Renew

Elizabeth Gillies (Educational Psychologist): In this article the importance of transition work is presented and two models are introduced to form the basis of school transition work. Practical strategies are also offered to support children and young people, schools and parents/carers using these frameworks.
All change at school. April 2020

British Psychological Society: This transition guidance promotes well-being, resilience and offers some examples of ‘interacting systems’ in children and young people lives such as peers, family, parents/carers, schools and the local community.
Resilience and coping - supporting transitions back to school

Northamptonshire Educational Psychology Service: Educational Psychologists have outlined five important principles to consider when supporting school practitioners and children and young people upon their return to school. The five principles are: sense of safety, calm, collective-efficacy, social connectedness and promoting hope and positivity.
Promoting Positive Transitions COVID-19 Northamptonshire EPS 04.05.2020

Wakefield Educational Psychology Service: Outlined in this document are. ‘Key Principles for a Good Transition’plus a number of suggestions and practical resources.   
Advice for Schools - Transition Booklet (final)  

Autism (Transitions) University of Southampton - Digital Stories for gathering pupil views and preferences.  Supporting the transition from nursery to school
I am – Autism Transitions