Your child’s education setting will share key information about progress and successful ways of working with your child in advance of them joining their new education setting.
Including sharing your child’s educational record such as individual education plans, Education, Health Care Plan, review paperwork, intervention records, diagnostic assessments, professional reports etc.
Each education settings has been asked in their Local Offer to answer questions relating to preparing a child to join their school, transfer to another school or the next stage of their education and life.
To find out more about your child's current or future education settings visit our:
Local Offer directory
For children and young people with Education, Health and Care Plans
Transitions are discussed the year before a child is due to transfer to a new setting in their annual review.
Go to our annual review page for further information on what happens at an annual review and who is invited.
Each education settings has completed a Local Offer which contains questions relating to preparing a child to:
- Join their school
- Transfer to a new school
- The next stage of education and life
Search the Local Offer directory to find your child’s current education setting or future school's Local Offer.
If your child is in Year 9 or above please visit the becoming an adult section.
If your child in the process of going through an Education, Health and Care needs assessment near the time for transition?
At the stage in the assessment process when the SEN (Special Educational Needs) Team approaches a school to be named on a child's Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan, they will include recent annual review paperwork.
After a final EHC Plan has been issued to you, it is recommended that a transitions meeting/review takes place with both the old and new school, yourself and your child will be present. Discussions regarding how your child will be supported in the new school will take place during those transition meetings.