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.