My moving up to secondary school booklet

Primary

A booklet for pupils and their parents and carers to work through together, to help both parents/carers and children feel more prepared for the change.

Moving on to secondary school can be a stressful time for parents and carers, as well as children.

This booklet is designed for parents/carers to work through with their child. The booklet includes:

  • a 'ready for school' checklist for parents/carers and children 
  • a moving up activity to help children feel more familiar with their new school
  • tips and advice for starting secondary school

Primary schools could share this booklet with parents/carers to complete with their children over the summer holidays.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use with children aged 10 to 11
  • use by parents and carers along with their children

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