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Supporting your move from primary to secondary school Overhanging boy

Moving from primary to secondary school is an exciting step, but it’s common to feel nervous about this too.

You won’t be the only one with questions or concerns about getting to know new people, routines and surroundings at your new school.

Here are some tips to help you feel prepared before you begin this new chapter:

Moving to secondary school

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Brain borg Making friends with others in your form group and joining after school clubs are both great ways of forming new friendships.

You can find more support as you move through secondary school on Health for Teens.

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Lots of people feel nervous about starting a new school.
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Page last reviewed: 06-07-2022

Next review due: 06-07-2025