Suitable for 9 - 12 years

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The perfect companion for transitioning to secondary” - Lancashire Evening Post“Highly recommended” - School Reading ListTHE title to have for kids transitioning from primary to secondary school. Moving up from primary to secondary school can be scary. Going from being the bosses of the benches, to the youngest in a massive playground is hard. The classrooms are bigger, older students look like adults and don’t even start on the piles of homework, stressful exams and complicated friendships. Whether you’re heading to secondary school next year, or you’ve just started and still adjusting, Moving Up is here to help you on your journey. From choosing your new school and your first day all the way up to your final exams and your leaving party or prom, this handy guide book will be the perfect companion for transitioning to secondary, and get you feeling confident, building strong friendships, achieving great things and generally being the greatest that you can be. Covering topics from:

  • Leaving primary school
  • Going to big school
  • Getting lost
  • Homework
  • Exams
  • New challenges
  • Older kids
  • Friendships
  • Relationships
  • Bullying
  • Social media and more.

Written by Christian Foley, educator, poet-in-residence, musician and all-round creative.

More praise for Moving Up:“I read it in one sitting. MOVING UP is a book that any child moving from primary to secondary needs to read. Engaging, lively, and full of essential information, but more than that, sensitive, inspiring and energising too. Christian has a wonderful ability to entertain and guide young readers with his poetry and insights. Illuminating and inspiring. Loved it!” - Jeffrey Boakye, Author

Our March 2024 Ages 11+ Book of the Month

Our Book of the Month for age 11+ is Moving Up by Christian Foley. This is THE title to have for kids transitioning from primary to secondary school. Moving up can be scary, the classrooms are bigger, older students look like adults, and don’t even start on the piles of homework, stressful exams or complicated friendships! Covering topics such as getting lost, new challenges, relationships, bullying, social media and more, Moving Up is here to help you on your journey and get you feeling confident and being the greatest you can be while adjusting to secondary school life.

Written by educator, rapper, and poet in residence at a number of schools, Christian Foley, Moving Up is a reassuring and handy guidebook covering every aspect of the switch to secondary. This is a perfect companion for any child going through this period of change, whether they are making the move next year or are already at secondary school and still adjusting to this new world.

Emma – Book Club Editor, Ages 7-11+
Emma – Book Club Editor, Ages 7-11+

Product Details

Catalogue number

1042 in Setanta SCB Offer April 2024

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780702333743

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

March 14th, 2024

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  • 208 pages

Condition

New

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