Transition: Year Two to Year Three

To ensure a smooth transition between the final year at the Infant School, and the first year of the Junior School, we run a number of transitional activities.  Some of these are listed below (though some details are provisional, and they may change).





Mr Campbell to lead assembly at infant school as introduction to children.



Invitation for Year 3 to watch Infants Christmas Production in hall.





Invitation for Year 2 to listen to Year 4 keyboard concert.





Invitation for Year 2 to watch Christmas Production at Jubilee Hall.





Year 2 children to write a letter to their class buddies in Year 3.


January / February

Year 3 pupils to write back to the Year 2’s by the end of the week.



Year 3 to visit Year 2 and share reading books/stories in hall.  This programme will continue throughout the rest of the year.  It will be run by Mrs Simpson in Year Three, and it will alternate between the Infant School and the Junior School.




May / June

Year 2 children over to Ridgemede for a special Year 3 assembly.



Two morning sessions for Year 3 teachers to spend time in Year 2 classrooms meeting children. The second morning will involve year 2 & 3 teachers swapping classes to teach children.


June / July

Year 2 children and their parents to watch end of year review / Music Concert. All children to watch groups perform different types of instruments e.g. strings, brass, woodwind.



Shunt Day.  Year 2 children to visit new Year 3 teacher and spend time with new class completing transition/introduction activities.



Year 2 to watch Year 6 production at the Junior School.



Year 3 children/staff over to Year 2 assembly (summer performance dress rehearsal).