Planning for Secondary School Transition and Beyond - It really can start in Year 3!

 Six on-line sessions, supported by Richmond Parish Lands

‘A brilliant course with great speakers and made me feel positive about moving to secondary school.’


‘I am meeting with my child’s school this week and I will use a lot of this info for our meeting’ 


‘Excellent workshop. Very instructive to hear different experiences’


‘Action-attainment has a strong track record of delivering high quality programmes,’ Sarah Herbert, head of school improvement, Achieving for Children


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Action-attainment's annual workshop programme, to help parents and teachers understand planning for a child’ s transfer from primary to secondary school and beyond with, or without, an EHCP. The workshops are especially relevent now that EHCPs extend to 25 enabling families to plan access to education pathways. Use the blue Eventbrite links below to sign up to each event or use our CONTACT form for further information.


Support from Richmond Parish Lands Charity will help A-a to run these invaluable workshops between October and December 2021.  A 30 minute Q&A session will be held after each 1hour workshop.



7th October, 8-9pm, Parents as Detectives, An introduction to how sensory, motor and communication needs affect learning and behaviour. How observation and detective work at primary school leads into planning for secondary school transition and further education. How children can learn inclusion strategies for life.


Course leaders, Sam Silver, CEO and Tom SIlver, Trainer, Action-attainment CIC

Introductory workshop



What is the impact of a child's individual cognitive, sensory, social and communication profile on their transition to Secondary School. Which reports can help provide evidence of need and support. 


28th October, 8-9pm, Seeing the Child behind a diagnosis OT Reports, how can they help us. 

Course leader, Nicola Johns, Specialist Occupational Therapist

Hidden sensory and motor needs understood


4th November, 8-9pm, Seeing the Child behind a diagnosis SLT Reports, how can they help us. 

Course leaders, Tina Meagher and Nicky Masterson, Specialist Speech and Language Therapists

Hidden communication needs understood

11th November, 8-9pm, Seeing the Child behind a diagnosis EP Reports, how can they help us.
Course leader, Valerie Hero, Specialist Educational Psychologist
28th November, 8-9pm, Parent Panel. Three parents explain how they worked with teachers and other professionals to identify and put in place strategies to help their child's transition to secondary school. The parents have experience of education in mainstream, private and specialist secondary schools.
Course leader, Sam SIlver, Action-attainment CIC



16th December, 8-9pm, Legal workshop. When do parents need to get legal help to secure support for their child's education. Geldards, Head of Educational Law, Adam Friel explains children's rights and the development of Education Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). These now extend to cover supported education at college for 19-25year olds opening new opportunities for access to training courses.  

Course leader, Adam Friel, Head of Education Law, Geldards

The law and securing access to learning


Contact Us Today:

Action-attainment CIC
29 St. Leonards Road

London SW14 7LY

+44 7517 379158


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