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This video looks at how two primary schools makes the transition from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2 as painless as possible for their pupils, and gives advice to other schools.
The balance shifts for pupils in Year 2 as they move to a more formal curriculum in preparation for Year 3 and beyond. But for some pupils, there's an extra complication of moving schools, as they transfer from infant to junior school.
The headteachers from Carlisle Infant School and Hampton Hill Junior Schools in south west London, explain how they manage the transition for their pupils. Starting at when the process begins, how they help parents adjust, how the learning changes and the key elements which make for a smoother journey.
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