Changing schools can be both an exciting as well as a challenging time for students and their families.
Knox Grammar School
Students change schools for a variety of reasons including moving from Primary School to Secondary School, changes in parents’ work, because of a lack of enjoyment at their previous school, to have ‘fresh start’ and because of changes in family circumstances.
Some students seem to breeze through the transition and others take their time. Fortunately, most schools both welcome and encourage new students.
Tips on fitting in
The list below provides some general tips on fitting in and making your transition as easy as possible:
For most students changing school is an exciting time that can come with some normal anxieties. Given time, students who make the transition come and enjoy their time at a new school.
It is really important that if you are confused, upset or concerned about anything that you tell your parents/guardians or a staff member.
If we do not know about it, we cannot help – and we really want you to be happy!
06 August 2020
An article was recently published in the Sydney Morning Herald titled ‘Buttrose says Millennials lack resilience, need hugging.’
05 August 2020
There is a term that has been around for a while now – VUCA, which stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. I think we can safely say that we have all, collectively, lived the VUCA world for the past several months.
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