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 and Communities, 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
For the past 7 years, Kids First’s popular Transition to High School 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 Transition to High School groups hereor call Kids First on (02) 9938 5419 for more information