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Preparing for Secondary School

General Advice

  • Choosing a school
  • Orientation day
  • Differences between primary and secondary school uniforms
  • The first day

Preparing for year 7 – boys reflections

    • Reflections of the Year 7 experience
    • Lockers
    • The Canteen
    • Multiple Teachers

Keeping in Contact

    • Schools Welcome Parents
    • Arranging for an interpreter

How Parents Can Help Their Child

General Advice

    • How parents can help their child
    • Homework
    • A place to work at home
    • Taking responsibility for your own learning

Year 7 Boys Group

    • Sport
    • Rules
    • Homework

Role play : Homework

Year 12 Students

    • Homework
    • Support from Parents

Health and Emotional Well-being

General Advice

    • Emotional well-being
    • The need for balance
    • Parental concerns

Advice from the School Nurse

Year 7 Boys Group

    • Personal reflections
    • Tricky and challenging situations
    • In class at secondary school

Year 12 Students

    • The need for balance : extra-curricular activities
    • Who to go to for help?
    • Friendships

Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet

    • Mobile phones
    • Technology and cyberbullying

There’s More to School Than Just Studying

General Advice

    • Extra-curricular activities
    • Groups

Year 12 Students

The importance of year 7 camp

Help For Parents

    • Financial Support
    • Other options for help

Tips and Advice for Year 7 Students