Secondary Transfer Support

"Leaving primary school behind and transferring to secondary school is an important and exciting milestone in your child’s life. However, many Year 6 pupils, and their parents, have difficulties and anxieties about this big step.

Concerns often include issues like: 

  • bullying, 
  • making friends, 
  • coping with the workload, 
  • confidence and self-esteem, 
  • and many more. 

These concerns can cause children (and their parents!) significant stress and anxiety during Year 6, the summer holidays, and at the beginning of Year 7. These anxieties may not only spoil what should be an exciting time for you and your child, but also impact on their mental health, confidence, self-esteem, and learning.

Research shows that extra support during Year 6 and Year 7 can help to reduce children’s anxieties and stress and increase their confidence, self-esteem, peer relationships and independence."

                                                                                                                                                            Fiona Kinsman, Founder of 627 Transfer

The Downley School has teamed up with 627 Transfer to ensure that we give the very best transfer support to our children.  You can also help your child with their transition. For more information, visit the 627 website using the link below: