Starting school is an exciting time as it’s the beginning of your child’s educational journey that will see them achieve great things. Below are some top tips you can use to help your child prepare for primary school, and transition over to secondary school.
You can find more top tips and advice on the Family Lives website.
There are a few things that your primary school expects your child to know before they start. Performing tasks like going to the toilet, practising good hygiene and being able to dress themselves properly and independently, are all great skills for your child to have before school starts.
Check our Ready, Steady, Grow pages for more information.
Moving on to secondary school is a particularly nervous time for your child, but here are a few quick tips that can help.
If you’re struggling to have a good conversation with your child about school, take a few minutes and take a look at the ‘Communication style: Secondary School’ page for loads of great tips on how to talk to your growing child.
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