Transition to Secondary School

The transition from Primary to Secondary school is an exciting milestone in your child’s life. The following websites below offer invaluable tips and advice for both parents/guardians and children as you negotiate this time together.

The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) website offers the following useful document with guidelines for Parents/Guardians of students with Special Educational Needs

Jigsaw is an organisation that promotes positive mental health for young people in Ireland in the age range 12-25. This portion of their website contains lots of valuable information for parents in supporting your child’s wellbeing as he/she transitions from primary to secondary school

The Step Up website has been developed in order to assist both students and their parents in making the move between primary and secondary school. It contains lots of practical advice and tips on navigating the practicalities of the secondary school environment.