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Transitions

Starting nursery or school is a big milestone in a child’s life and can be both an exciting and anxious time for the child, parents and carers. Below are a few tips and guidance that can support you as an early years practitioner to make this new transition as smooth as possible for children.

Remember all children are unique and will deal with new experiences differently; some will easily settle into their new environment and routines while others will take a lot longer and may require an extended settling in period.


For Early Years Practitioners


A good practice guide


Best practice principles


Transition into reception/year 1


Transition report template


PACEY: separation and transitions


Information to share with Parents and Carers


Starting school guide


Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team



Last Updated 28/09/2020

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