Supporting Children’s Transition to Schools

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Our Supporting Children’s Transition to Schools course is suitable for parents, teachers and support staff, throughout this course you will gain a greater understanding of how to help and support children starting school, how to prepare children for school and the potential effects of transition.

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Course Description

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All about this Supporting Children’s Transition to Schools course

This course is designed to give learners an in-depth knowledge of supporting children’s transition to school. It will include both information on transition and practical tips on how to help support children when starting school. The transition process can be a difficult time for children, their parents and carers, and teachers and support staff, so it is important to know how to try and ease this.

In this course you will look at how transitioning to school can impact on children’s development, both positively and negatively, you will consider some of the practical ways in which practitioners can help to prepare children for school alongside working towards the Early Learning Goals.

You will explore children’s ‘school readiness’ under the following categories: working with themselves, working with other children and working with adults, you will look at these categories in-depth and consider what is included in them. You will also take a look at how practitioners can help to promote communication, confidence, independence, managing and controlling feelings and behaviour, and co-operation in their settings through the prime areas of learning.

Finally you will explore how transition can be defined, its effects on the brain and its potential effects on children’s development in the Early Years Foundation Stage. You will also consider insecure attachment relationships and securely attached children.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Suitable for anyone working in a school/nursery setting
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – What is school readiness – In this first unit we will look at how ‘school readiness’ is defined, the dangers of the ‘school readiness’ agenda, starting school, and a positive definition of the term that you can use going forward.
  • Unit 2 – What are the characteristics of school readiness – This unit will help you to understand some of the characteristics of school readiness. You will address children’s ‘school readiness’ under the following categories: Working with themselves, working with other children and working with adults. You will look at what these things are and how practitioners can help to promote them in their settings through the prime areas of learning.
  •  Unit 3 – How to prepare children for school – In this unit you will look at some of the practical ways in which practitioners can help to prepare children for school alongside working towards the Early Learning Goals. Finally you will think about children moving from Reception to Year 1 at the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage, as well as children moving from one setting to another e.g. from nursery to school.
  • Unit 4 – The potential effects of transition – In the final unit you will look at the potential effects of transition, both positive and negative as well as taking a look at how transition can be defined, its effect on the brain and its potential effects on children’s development in the EYFS.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Supporting Children’s Transition to Schools course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Supporting Children’s Transition to Schools course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Supporting Children’s Transition to Schools course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Supporting Children's Transition to School
Supporting Children’s Transition to Schools
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