Transitioning on From Secondary School

There is a lot to think about when a student transitions from secondary school into a further education setting. Preparation for this transition should start at year nine or earlier.

Resources and information

There are lots of resources out there to support and inform this key transition.

Moving on

RNIB has produced two useful resources to help support transition. ‘Bridging the Gap’ and ‘Moving on’ are resources for professionals and young people to get them ready for their transition, read the guides here.

Student Transitions

We have our range of student transitions events, where you can find advice and guidance about transitioning through education, from secondary school through to employment. Find out more here.

Five steps into mainstream college

We take students through the steps they need to know to get into mainstream college, check out the guide.

Delivering accessible learning

Our guide talks mainstream colleges through everything they need to know to support blind and partially sighted students, get the guide here.

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