In an educational journey, beginning secondary school is one of the most significant growth experiences for a young learner. A good primary to secondary school transition experience can make a difference for life.
Positive learning experiences motivate students to commit their attention and energy to learning. Times of change and transition provide students with opportunities to adapt, grow, build resilience, celebrate achievement and deepen their identities as learners.
This professional practice note for school leaders and teachers provides accessible resources and practical examples for supporting students through the transition period from primary to secondary school.
Professional practice note 13: supporting students during the transition from primary to secondary school