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Moving from primary school to high school is an important life event and can be a positive and exciting time. Yet some children require additional support. Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) often find transition more challenging than their peers.

This workshop is for parents/carers of children in Years 4, 5 and 6. It is based on research into what makes for a successful transition. It will cover:

  • Some practical approaches that schools can use to support a smooth transition
  • How parents / carers can prepare and support their children for the move to high school

There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion.

The workshop is FREE to attend for parents and carers of children with SEND who live in Manchester or go to a Manchester-based school. Booking is essential.

We will serve lunch at the end of the session so please let us know if you have any dietary requirements when booking your place.

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About the Trainers:

Audrey Johnson and Abigail Sterne are both Educational Psychologists with One Education and former teachers. Both work in primary & secondary schools and further education colleges across Manchester.

Audrey’s areas of specialism include: Early Years, Looked After and Accommodated Children, Loss and Bereavement.

Abigail’s include Autism and Post-16.

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