Year 6 – Getting ready for secondary school – booklet for children

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This pack has been developed to support children in Year 6 with their transition to secondary school. It includes a booklet for children to complete and a parent guide with information on how to support their child to complete the pack.

Click on the link above to download the booklet for children to complete.

The parent guide can be found on the ‘Getting ready for secondary school’ page.

The activities in the pack have been created to support children in the following areas:

  • Getting to know new people
  • identifying similarities and differences between primary school and secondary school
  • Saying how they feel about different aspects of going to secondary school
  • Understanding and following a weekly timetable for secondary school
  • Organisation schools needed for secondary school
  • Listening skills that will be needed for secondary school
  • Asking for help at secondary school
  • Problem solving at secondary school
  • Understanding the school map
  • Having conversations and making new friends
  • Reflecting on the support they will need and creating a communication passport to give to their new teachers

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