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Transitions in The Early Years: A Practical Guide to Supporting Children Between Early Years Settings and into Key Stage 1

ISBN: 9781907241192
£18.99

Published: August 2015

Transitions in the Early Years is the ultimate guide to how young children cope emotionally and physically with transitions between key stages and various settings.

This handy resource:

  • Includes a clear outline of what transition is, with links to the EYFS framework

  • Explains the importance of a key person approach, how to develop the physical environment and how to best work with families during transitions

  • Features case studies focusing on a variety of practitioners in different settings

  • Supplies resources that support auditing provision and future practice

  • Provides examples of transition policies and opportunities to reflect on these.

This title is unique in considering children's transitions between a variety of different settings. Accessible advice is supplemented with resource sheets, case studies and supporting photographs, and a concise breakdown of the theory and research behind transitions.

About the author

The author of this title, Sue Allingham, has worked in Early Years settings for over twenty years, as a teacher, Early Years Coordinator and currently as a Early Years Adviser. She has a doctorate in Early Childhood Education and is a regular contributor to Early Years Educator magazine.