Buddies

 

Transition is very important and we are lucky at Hunton to have the unique situation where our pupils regardless of year group play together in our beautiful outside area. In order to aid the younger children's transition to be able to play with all pupils, we have a phased introduction to the use of the playground and each Reception child is paired up with a pupil from year 5/6. 

This has many benefits which include the younger children having a friendly face from day 1, but allows the older children to display empathy and compassion as  well as performing a mentoring role for the younger pupils.