Primary 7 Resource 

MOVE is a free cross-curricular resource to help children progress from Primary to Secondary School. 

Over three short films, join Sarah, Mark and Darren as they help us think about this exciting next step. What feelings are we experiencing? What will influence us? How will it change us and challenge us 

The videos are accompanied by icebreaker activities, group discussion questions and personal reflection sheets, which give the children the opportunity to consider this change through the key themes emotions, foundations and growth. 

MOVE could be delivered by a School Chaplain or local community volunteer as a Religious Observance/Time for Reflection event.  However, as this may be difficult under the current restrictions, the resource is also suitable for a class teacher to deliver under Health & wellbeing and RME outcomes. A teacher’s guide is provided as part of the resource pack, detailing the full list of Curriculum for Excellence Es and Os covered.   

There is no need to register for MOVE but if you have any questions, please get in touch using the enquiry form below

Resource Overview for Teachers
Episode Summary

Click here for for a short review of each episode. 

EMOTIONS

Life is full of new experiences - some are exciting, and others we feel a bit nervous about. No matter how you are feeling about the move to secondary school, you are not alone. There are others in the same boat, and people you can turn to for help and support as you process all your feelings about the big move.

This episode explores different feelings about the coming move from primary to secondary school and reminds pupils that their emotions are valid. The presenters share stories about challenging experiences and encourage pupils to reflect on who they could ask for support when needed.

 

FOUNDATIONS

Moving on to secondary school will present lots of new opportunities, which also means lots of decisions! What clubs will you go to? Where will you go for lunch? Friends, family, teachers and social media are all telling us different things about what we should do. Who can you rely on as you go through these changes?

This episode explores the influences pupils have around them as they make decisions about their future. The presenters discuss the foundations to their identity and how their faith and the love of friends and family helped them when they faced pressure to conform.

 

GROWTH

A new school can be scary, but it can also be really exciting as you embrace adventures you never even imagined! You’ll learn about yourself as you take on new challenges, and you will grow as a person throughout these years. You may end up with life-long friends, or a job you haven’t even heard of yet!

This episode explores the wealth of exciting opportunities that the move to secondary school will offer and how these can shape pupil’s lives for years to come.

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