Preparing for the move
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Our Be Secondary School Ready guide has lots of tips and practical advice on what you can do before they start to help and reassure them.
There’s also lots that schools can do to manage to transition with events and activities to help your child feel connected to their new school community.
Your child may have already attended an open day, in which case the transition process has already started. There is usually an induction day in June or July, which gives children another opportunity to look around the school and meet some of their teachers and future classmates.