Practical tips for easy high school transition

Is your child starting high school next year? These practical tips will make starting Year 7 easier for you and your child.

The move from Year 6 to year 7 is a big one for kids… And for first time parents, transition to high school also brings changes as children not only moving schools, but also move from childhood to adolescence.

The 5 minute video below, produced by the NSW Department of Education, is a great one for parents and children to watch together.

It features real Year 7 students who will help you and your child to understand:

  • How high school works,
  • What subjects your child will study
  • Helpful ways to stay on top of homework


Watch it here:



Prepare your child for high school

Does your Year 6 student have the skills needed to make a successful start to high school?

For more than a decade, Kids First’s popular after school Maths Mastery program has been supporting small groups of Year 6 students as they get ready for Year 7. Taught by our trusted, experienced and fully qualified teachers in Term 3 and 4 of Year 6, this program will support your child so that they can make a successful start to high school.

Find out about Maths Mastery groups here or call Kids First on (02) 9938 5419 for more information

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