Differences between primary school and secondary school

  • The school site is large and students will need to move around independently to each lesson
  • There will be new rules to learn
  • A full and new school uniform
  • Students will have many different teachers rather than just one or two
  • Students will move from room to room for different lessons
  • Students will be expected to carry bags and equipment from lesson to lesson, and will have the chance to get a locker
  • Students will be responsible for a planner to record homework
  • Students may have different subjects than they had at primary school
  • Students may need to travel further to get to school, perhaps by bus or bike
  • Students will need to be more independent at breaks and lunchtime
  • Students will become more self-organised and independent


Our after school enrichment programme was sent home to all parents this week by email and shared with pupils in school, please ensure you see when sessions are on and if interested to come along and get involved. Loads on from Music, Pe and Drama to homework club and DofE.…