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Preparing for the move to secondary school

Moving from primary to secondary school is an exciting time for children, but some may feel anxious and nervous about the change.

By hearing from Daniel and Lila , other young people who are in their first year of secondary school and completing a fun questionnaire and budget planner, this action-packed article has plenty of tips and activities to guide them through this change and help them get the most out of secondary school.

You may find it useful to hear from a parent on how you can help children build key skills when moving up to secondary school by reading this blog.

How to respond to teachers and students at secondary school

How to respond to teachers and students at secondary school

Help your child find the best way to communicate by completing a fun questionnaire covering themes including listening to instructions and managing school workload, all skills that are essential in secondary school.

Setting goals and building aspirations for school and beyond

Setting goals and building aspirations for school and beyond

Whether your child has a future career aspiration, or something sooner like getting into the school sports team, it’s a good idea to break down how to get there into achievable goals. With our helpful guide, you can give them practical techniques to reach their ambitions.

Support them to become financially independent

Support them to become financially independent

Children grow up quickly, and with the move to secondary school also comes the need to take more responsibility for their money. Our handy budget planner provides tips and ideas to help them keep track of what they are spending so they can save towards their goals.