Supporting the transition from primary to secondary school

Supporting the transition from primary to secondary school

Starting secondary school is normally a time of great excitement for young people and their families. It can also be a worrying time as young people move from familiar people and surroundings to new settings. We may worry about how they will cope and settle. COVID-19 has suddenly presented new challenges the likes of which we would never have considered possible a short time ago. We understand that from a parents' perspective if your child is due to move to secondary school, it will undoubtedly be a particularly uncertain time for you. If you are the young person making this transition, you may be worried or anxious about the changes ahead. Education Scotland is working with the Scottish Government, local authorities and school staff to help plan support for you and your child. Keeping you informed is vital. This collection of links and resources will be continually updated and aims to connect you to the latest help and advice as we all work together to ensure young people can have a safe and happy transition to their new secondary school setting.