Year 6 to 7 transition resources

Introduce your students to secondary English and ease the transition from primary school with our selection of creative and engaging resources.

Getting to know each other

Speaking and listening activities to help your students get to know each other. Activities include:

  • hot seating
  • autobiography and biography
  • name games.

Getting to know your students

Reflective writing activities to help you get to know your new students. Tasks include:

  • letter writing
  • self-reflection.

Introduction to English

A selection of activities to introduce students to key topics in English, including:

  • poetry
  • reading
  • Shakespeare.

Learning mats

Easy to use reference learning mats to support students with key skills:

  • SPaG
  • sentence types
  • world classes.


Get students charting their progress with resources, including:

  • writing charts
  • correction exercises
  • self-marking resources.

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