Transition Year 6 to 7

Purpose of this topic

To ensure effective student transition from primary to secondary schools.

This table lists the roles and responsibilities for transition from primary to secondary school.

If you're a parent, read about the steps in moving from primary school to secondary school.

Transition type Roles and responsibilities
Primary to secondary school

Refer to the transition packs:

The principles of the Department’s placement policy are to be applied to the transition of students to year 7.

Related policies

Department resources

For information and resources to assist schools and families in the transition process, see: Transitioning from Primary to Secondary School

Related legislation

  • Education and Training Reform Act 2006