Supporting Primary to High School Transition

for parents & students

For most children and parents, the transition from primary to secondary school is a worrying time. This short free course provides proven techniques for making the transition easier for both parents and children.

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Supporting Primary to High School Transition

What you'll learn on this course

Recommended to share with parents of students moving from Year 6 to Year 7, or those moving school. This short, free course will reassure and advise on key, practical steps to supporting transition.

  • 1

    For Parents

    • Welcome to SchudioTV!

    • How to use this course

    • Introduction

    • Handling bullying

    • Managing change

    • Making friends

    • The worry of getting lost

    • Helping your child with homework

  • 2

    For Students

    • Introduction

    • Dealing with bullying

    • Coping with change

    • Making friends

    • Finding your way around your new school

    • Managing Homework

Your Instructor


Andy Iredale

After an early career in public relations, Andy has spent the last twenty-five years working with schools, colleges and universities. He brings experience of teaching, curriculum design, governance, and senior leadership. He is currently consulting for national careers education projects and works closely with the Department for Education and other agencies.