Transition From Year 2 to Year 3
At HFJS we work closely with our infant colleagues to ensure the smooth transition, both educationally and socially, from Infant to Junior.
We recognise that moving to Junior School is a big step for most children and we aim to provide many opportunities for Year 2 children to experience life with us before moving over in September. Early in the Autumn term, Year 2 children are invited to the Juniors to explore the school and classrooms on a tour with a Year 3 buddy. During the Summer term we will hold a transition evening for parents.
Here new parents will learn about the curriculum for the upcoming year, school routines and will have the opportunity to attend a meet and greet with their child’s new teacher in their new classroom. Also during this term, the Year 2 children will take part in sessions with their new teacher both at the Infant school and at the Juniors to help them settle and to ensure that they will be happy at their new school.
Whilst working with our infant colleagues we spend time finding out about the new children joining us both educationally and socially. We are keen to find out about the children’s academic abilities but most importantly to learn about each individual child and their needs to ensure their transition to Junior school is a positive and exciting journey.