The primary and secondary phases
The transition from primary to secondary school...
Many children manage the transfer from primary to secondary school very well indeed but it is nevertheless a challenging time for them. This is the stage which we call transition - between year 6 and 7.
Primary school teachers know their pupils and families really well. They know their needs and abilities. When children start at secondary school, teachers have to learn about children all over again just at a crucial time.
The way to ease this transition is to allow children to stay within one school - an all-through school and this is what Buxton provides.