At Yarraville West Primary School we want all our students to feel happy and safe within their new learning environment. To help support them with this, students will participate in a ‘Within School’ transition program. As part of the transition program, students will have the opportunity to meet their next year’s teacher and classmates over two sessions held in the last few weeks of Term 4.
The transition program is designed to allow students to:
The transition sessions are designed to allow students to get to know one another as well as their teacher in an engaging and authentic way.
The idea of moving into a new grade with a different teacher and group of peers can be both exciting and challenging for many of our students. It is important that we help prepare them ahead of time and support them during the transition process. Here are some things you can do as a parent to make a smooth school transition:
You may also like to read our ‘YWPS Within School Transition’ Social Story leading up to the first transition session as another way to prepare.