Transition Matters Pack

Ideal for
Managers, Practitioners and Teachers

This pack provides guidance to enable you to reflect on policy and practice to ensure that babies’ and childrens’ emotional well-being is appropriately supported through the many transitions they experience in the early part of their life.

The pack consists of:

  • 7 practice cards
  • Good Practice Case Studies
  • The core principles to support transition
  • KCC’s Readiness for School document
  • Getting to Know You – visits to family homes booklet
  • Transition Audit Tool
  • Book list


  • Understand best practice in a variety of transitions
  • Reflect on own setting’s policies and procedures
  • Understand how smooth transitions contribute to school readiness