Coping with change

Coping with change

Moving to a new class or teacher

This section helps parents, carers and teachers to support a child with ADHD when:

  • They need to move between classrooms and teachers as part of the school routine
  • They need help adjusting to a new, busier or more complex timetable
  • They will work with a teacher who is new to them.

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Changing schools: leaving the old school

This section helps parents, carers and teachers to:

  • Prepare a child with ADHD for moving as smoothly as possible from one school to another, typically when leaving their junior school for high school.

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Moving to a new school: handover

This section helps parents, carers and teachers to agree how to:

  • Prepare a child with ADHD for the handover between their old and new schools.

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Starting at the new school

This section helps parents, carers and teachers to agree how to:

  • Overcome common challenges when children with ADHD start a new school
  • Review early progress at the new school.

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