Supporting Your Teen as They Move into Sixth Form

For teens, entering sixth form and moving towards greater independence in their lives and studies is a big step. Whilst undoubtedly exciting, some young people may find aspects of this transition daunting, or they may simply need a bit of help navigating new challenges and experiences. Remember that even though they are growing up, you remain a powerful influence and guide in their lives! Here are our top tips on supporting teens as they embark on the next stage of their journey.

My Starting School Sticker Challenge

Going to school is a big step for young children. Help your child feel school-ready by completing our exciting sticker challenge in the weeks before they start. We’ve worked with early years experts to come up with 75 fun tasks for them to try which will encourage independence and spark curiosity about the world around them. Print out the poster, pop it on your wall, grab some little star stickers and see how many your child can get. They will love filling it in!

Helping Children to Be School Ready: Tips for Parents

Starting pre-prep or nursery is a significant and exciting transition in a child’s life. We can help them to prepare over the summer by supporting them as they learn new skills and by noticing and praising them when they show good social skills. Use these tips over the summer holidays before your child starts school (or earlier) to help them feel prepared and excited for their next adventure.

Supporting Your Child’s Move to Primary School: 10 Tips for Parents and Carers

Your child is at the start of a magnificent educational journey. Loving parents would never dream of sending a child on a trip without the right equipment, tools, strategies or mindset to enable them to navigate successfully and arrive at their destination safely. These ‘Tooled Up’ tips for the journey ahead should help your child to feel ‘school ready’ and will give them a great start. Transition into any setting requires a little bit of parental support and care. We hope that you find these ideas useful.

Supporting Your Child’s Move to Pre-Prep: 10 Tips for Parents and Carers

Your child is at the start of a magnificent educational journey. Loving parents would never dream of sending a child on a trip without the right equipment, tools, strategies or mindset to enable them to navigate successfully and arrive at their destination safely. These ‘Tooled Up’ tips for the journey ahead should help parents and carers to support their child in optimal ways. Transition into any setting requires a little bit of parental support and care. We hope that you find these ideas useful.

Supporting Your Child Moving from Primary to Secondary School: 10 Tips for Parents and Carers

Moving to secondary school is an exciting time in a child’s life, and in yours, but can also feel a little bit daunting. Research evidence suggests that school-readiness should start long before September, so we’ve put together our top 10 transition tips, with links to relevant Tooled Up resources, which will help you to support your child through this time of change.

Supporting Your Child Moving from Prep to Senior School: 10 Tips for Parents and Carers

Moving to senior school is an exciting time in a child’s life, and in yours, but can also feel a little bit daunting. Research evidence suggests that school-readiness should start long before September, so we’ve put together our top 10 transition tips, with links to relevant Tooled Up resources, which will help you to support your child through this time of change.

My ‘Settling In’ Journal

Moving to secondary school is a big change. There are new routines to get used to, new people to get to know and new subjects to study. Children can use this weekly journal to help them feel more settled at their new school over the first month.