Transitions: Feeling and New Class Essays

Submitted By LisaAdshead1
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Transitions and their effect on development CYP 3.1 (5.1, 5.2) Age range of child | Transition | Effect on development | 0-3 years | Move from cot to bedStarting nursery | May feel insecure with new sleeping arrangements, may have disturbed sleep patterns, wake more or less frequently, be happier or more withdrawn.Separation can be a very upsetting and confidence shattering experience. May cause withdrawal or regression - children may begin to wet the bed. | 4-7 years | Starting SchoolNew Class | New faces, unknown personalities, lack of knowledge about who provides support can impact on a child's confidence, ability to interact and relax. New year starts involve the uncertainty of not knowing a new teacher, a new room, resources and way of working. | 8-12 years | Primary to secondary schoolBereavement | Meeting new teachers, making new friends can all be a daunting process, children may not want to speak up or show off their talents at risk of ridicule. Emotionally challenging, may fear bullying, not fitting in, not being liked.May involve feelings of sadness, depression, loss of self-worth, value and direction in life. | 13-16 years | Leaving SchoolPuberty | This is a big step emotionally, school has been a big factor till now, may have feelings of uncertainty, what comes next, where am I going?Confusing time, their bodies are changing, their emotions are all over the place, they may be unsure of what is normal or acceptable. | 17-19 years | Further EducationEmployment | Going to college is a different experience to school, beginning to be treated like young adults, given more respect, new friends, faces, new expectations, these can be emotionally