Building Success in Secondary School Handbook

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This ‘Building Success In Secondary School’ Handbook addresses many common questions and issues faced by students and their families during the transition from primary to secondary school. It is designed to help both student and parent:

  • Consider the best fit for their new secondary school.
  • Address some of the common student ‘myths’ about secondary school.
  • Discover how to support each other during this period of change.
  • Find the right mix of school, social and other activities.
  • Develop a system of organisation that works.
  • Manage and prioritise workload.
  • Communicate effectively with each other.
  • Create a resilient and positive attitude to school.
  • Commit to productive use of study and learning time.

Which students can use this handbook?

  • Designed to help all students and their parents from Year 6 to 9, and to support existing school orientation and transition programs.


Great information and practical tips we can apply in the classroom to support students moving from primary to secondary learning. Yr 6 teacher, NSW.

I wish I had this book when my youngest, who has now left school, was just starting out!. Parent, Lugarno, NSW.

Reading this book gave me confidence that my child will have practical tools to support her through her high school years and beyond. Parent, Echuca, VIC.

I feel so much more confident about starting high school now. Yr 6 student, Arncliffe, NSW.

Weight .113 kg
Dimensions 21 × 14.8 × .03 cm

Angie Wilcock


Soft cover


Colour cover and contents
48 black and white internal pages


Bindaree Publishing

Publication date

1st Edition 2015