Teacher resources for students transitioning to secondary school

Videos and accompanying teacher guides to help new students settle into secondary school and deal with the changes that come their way.

A set of resources from the BBC & YoungMinds, supporting young people's mental health as they start at secondary school.

The resources cover four topics related to starting secondary school, with a video and activity pack for each topic.

The four topics covered are:

  • being brave
  • changes
  • hopes and dreams
  • support networks

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use with young people aged 10 to 11
  • use with whole classes

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