Boosting vocabulary in Year 7 to ease transition

Starting secondary school

In ‘ Bridging the Word Gap at Transition: The Oxford Language Report 2020 ’ the team of researchers found that students transitioning from primary to secondary school are exposed to up to four times as much new vocabulary as at primary school. Compound this with the existing challenges around literacy skills and reading ages, COVID gaps and the emotional challenges of transition and it is easy to […]

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How can we support children to become ‘secondary ready’ in Mathematics?

By Corrinne Fraser Corrinne Fraser is a mathematics education consultant who works to support MATS, boroughs and individual schools strengthen their provision for mathematics. Corrinne has worked across institutions and key stages to align maths teaching and learning to new curriculum requirements and the drive for mastery in UK schools. Corrinne is passionate about inspiring […]

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