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Starting secondary school: supporting your child

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  • Author: alexmantle

Starting secondary school is an exciting milestone for your child, but it also can be a worrying time as they get used to new people, routines and experiences. It’s common for you to feel worried about this big change too.

The following video offers tips to make the transition to secondary school a smooth and positive one:

Show this video to your child to help them to feel prepared for their first day of secondary school:

More tips for them are available on Health for Teens.

You can also take a look at our video below if you have a child starting primary school to see some of the key skills you can work on together:

Find more resources on Health for Under 5’s.

Useful links

Health for Kids Grownups – Making the move: primary to secondary