Easing pupils into secondary school life

Help younger students to make the leap from primary to secondary school life with these transition activities, ideal for the first few weeks of school

Tes Resources Team

Sign showing change and easing students into secondary school life at Year 7 KS3 for transition

Top transition resources to support your new tutor group as they get to grips with secondary school life

As a form tutor, students will undoubtedly look to you for support during induction days and the first few weeks of term. To help you prepare for your new tutor group's arrival, we’ve selected some of the best transition resources, ice-breaker activities and transition assemblies designed to make your students feel less overwhelmed at the start of term.


Fun ice-breaker games and group activities to encourage your new students to use teamwork and listening skills to get to know each other.

Settling-in activities

Kick-start your first few weeks of tutor time with activities designed to help your form group settle into school life, share their anxieties and overcome their worries as they begin Year 7.

Year 7 transition assemblies

Help your Year 7 students get off to a flying start with these transition assemblies for the first weeks of the Summer Term, to set expectations, introduce routines and calm their nerves.