Preparing Children for the transition from Early Years to Year 1
This course will provide:
- Reasons why it’s vital that we plan for transition from FS2 to Year 1
- Practical ways of preparing our children for Year 1
- Ways to develop the Year 1 environment to sustain children’s independence and promote learning
- Ways to use observations to aid planning for the children’s next steps in Year 1
Val Thomas is Assistant Headteacher at the Lawns Nursery School in Windsor. She is a Specialist Leader in Education (SLE) and has been an Early Years teacher and leader in a range of settings within RBWM since 2000. Prior to 2000, Val worked in KS1 since 1992.
Val is passionate about providing excellence in Early Years provision and encouraging children to develop a love of learning.