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Transition period needs to be carefully managed. If a child struggles with a transition it can have a negative impact on their well-being and academic achievement.

During any transition period, it is important that children are able to talk about their concerns and are supported to cope with any re-adjustments. Some children may need more support than others, therefore starting early with talks about transition will be very beneficial for them.

The Pathfield School Transition Events support the parents/carers of pupils from Year 9 and above, helping families to prepare their young people for the future and to find out what transition involves. Thank you to all participants that took part in our last transition days. Please find below all supporting documents and leaflets that might be of interest to you. Should you have any questions or need to discuss your child’s transition further, please contact our Family Liaison Sharon Facey.


Please find below previous years’ Leavers Documents:

Pathfield Leavers 2020

Pathfield Leavers 2021

Pathfield Leavers 2022


Additional Information

The platform Devon – Your Futures has been created to ensure young people educated in special schools or those that have an EHCP can access careers information relevant to their needs. Every SEND student and their parents/carers should have access to good quality information about future study options, labour market opportunities and the Local Offer. The Devon – Your Futures site aims to offer this information in an accessible and easy format.

Made-Well Leaflet

The Northam Care Trust – Easy Read Service Guide

THE NORTHAM CARE TRUST – The Northam Care Trust

Welland House Children’s Home – statement of purpose

‘Reaching For Independence’ leaflet


Transition info from Petroc

Petroc College – Video Tour

Petroc College – Course Application – Preparation for Adulthood – Entry Level – Full-time (North Devon)