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From Y6 to Y7 - Any hints for making the change as stress free as possible !!

(5 Posts)
wavejumper Sat 27-May-06 15:44:59

The title says it all really. What do you wish you knew or had done to help with the move from big fish-small pond to small fish-big pond ? Don't want to leave things until the last minute, so wonder if I can begin to do anything now to help. TIA for your wisdom

sunnydelight Sun 28-May-06 18:42:57

In my experience the biggest change is having to be more organised - getting to the correct room at the correct time with the correct gear - making sure they have PE stuff on PE day, homework done (and in their bags!) etc. Encouraging your child to take a bit more responsibility for themselves beforehand is probably the best thing you can do to help.

Blandmum Sun 28-May-06 18:44:05

we had a thread on this not that long ago, I'll have a search and do a link.

Blandmum Sun 28-May-06 18:59:52

hints and tips for the switch from y6 to y7

wavejumper Wed 31-May-06 23:06:17

Sunnydelight you confirmed what I thought about having to be organised. Having to take responsibility for being in the right place at the right time with the right stuff will be quite a shock I think. Thanks so much for the link martianbishop, some useful stuff there to help with preparing for the change.

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