Transitioning schools

Need help with transitioning schools? We have a range of information on our page to support you.

Children and young people

Primary to junior

Adults who can help me in school (Stephen Norwood, Happy learners.info)

Introduction to Worry Monster

My new school (Stephen Norwood, happylearners.info)

My new uniform – worksheet

School ready steady dress activity (Pacey, Professional association for children and early years)

School staff tips – transition to secondary (Mentally Healthy Schools)

Worry Monster – moving school

To secondary

Moving on to secondary – top tips for pupils – easy read (Foundation for people with learning disabilities)

Moving up – secondary school transition booklet (Parental engagement network 2015)

Moving on poster – pupils (Foundation for people with learning disabilities)

Secondary school transition checklist(Happy learner)

Parents/Carers

PACEy- parent preparing for school guide- primary (Pacey, Professional association for children and early years)

Starting primary school tips for parentsĀ (Parenting across Scotland 2018)

Professionals

Activity 1 – Being brave. Young minds

Activity 2. Transition to secondary – Change tunnel activity – 40 mins young minds

Activity 3. Dreambow exercise – Young minds

Activity 4. Who supports me – Young minds

Hope clouds activity – teachers (Young minds)

Teacher resources – year 6

Transitions secondary – tips for teachers (Mentally healthy schools)