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Transition to junior secondary school - ideas for parents/carers

As parents/carers you play a very important role in the education of your child and supporting their learning and wellbeing during the transition to junior secondary school. Transition provides you with an opportunity work with teachers to plan for the move to junior secondary school and to develop productive relationships with teachers and the school community.

You may find the transition to junior secondary school matrix Microsoft® Word document737K helpful in supporting your son or daughter during the transition phase.

Planning early

Transition considerations

Over the holidays

Useful resources

The Getting ready to start secondary school Microsoft® Word document 71K sample transition booklet can be edited and adjusted to support transition programs. The primary and secondary school may use this type of booklet to support your child's transition to junior secondary. A completed example Adobe PDF document806K of the booklet has also been provided to give schools and parents/carers some ideas on how to use the booklet.

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