Starting secondary school – practical advice to support your child


Finishing primary school and moving up to secondary school is a major milestone, for children and for parents. The Oxford Owl blog is at hand with a series of posts, covering issues such as getting to school safely, making friends and dealing with homework.

(Please note that these articles also contain links to purchase books from Oxford Owl)


A set of links to helpful articles for parents of Year 6 children heading up into Year 7.

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