Research and Development

Transition Research Project

The Research and Development group is currently working on a transition research project. Their aim is to explore the effectiveness of transition for students between the different phases of education, namely key stage 2 to key stage 3 and key stage 4 to sixth form, the latter being split in to secondary and school sixth form as well as school and sixth form college. They are investigating a range of success factors including; the number of students, the achievement / academic outcomes of students and the well-being of the students in their new institution.