Secondary transition: a trauma-informed approach

Make secondary transition smoother and more consistent by collecting better quality information. Find out how 2 secondary leaders use a children's learning and wellbeing audit (CLAWBA) to help them provide the transition support that pupils need.

Last reviewed on 16 December 2021
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  1. The approach in a nutshell
  2. What are the benefits?
  3. How can I make this work in my school?
  4. How do we use the information effectively?
  5. Review your CLAWBA form annually
  6. What about UK GDPR?

Emma Barber from St Philip Howard Catholic School and Nick Brown from The Academy Selsey, both secondary academies in West Sussex, developed a new way of collecting information to help them support pupils transitioning to their schools.

They've now been working for 5 years on this project, which aims to improve the quality of the pupil information that they get from their feeder schools, and to simplify the process of gathering it. 

The approach in a nutshell

What are the