Key stage two to three transition advice

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There’s no topic more likely to stimulate a heated debate between primary and secondary teachers than the transition of pupils from one sector to the next. But the move away from levels presents a golden opportunity to introduce system wide improvement. The problem is the outcomes of the new key stage two assessment regime are even less granular than the levels they replace. NAHT Edge believes subject leaders, particularly in the core subjects, should lie at the heart of driving this improvement.

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There’s no topic more likely to stimulate a heated debate between primary and secondary teachers than the transition of pupils from one sector to the next. But the move away from levels presents a golden opportunity to introduce system wide improvement. The problem is the outcomes of the new key stage two assessment regime are even less granular than the levels they replace. NAHT Edge believes subject leaders, particularly in the core subjects, should lie at the heart of driving this improvement. 

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