Humans are creatures of habit. Even when we welcome it, change takes more energy. So
perhaps it is not surprising that children often find it difficult to make transitions between
activities, places and objects of attention. Trouble with transitions might come from a place
of fear. “It could be fear of the unknown, or fear of what’s going to happen when they’re put
in a new situation,” notes Dr. Rosenthal.
Our Year 6 students have already begun their transition to High School with days at their
prospective schools. St. Joseph’s 2021 Prep students have had their pre-prep days and are
excited to be coming to ‘big’ school next year.
Other classes will be transitioning in various ways throughout the term, both formally and
informally. Below are some examples of how this may occur: