Moving Up Program

A complete "toolkit" to assist primary school students transition to secondary school with confidence and optimism.

About Moving Up

Transitioning from primary to secondary school is a pivotal point in a young person’s life. During this time students may feel excited about a fresh start while anxious about their new environment, so it’s important to equip them with the skills they need to successfully adjust. 

Research indicates that some key areas of concern for this age group are making friends, fitting in, being bullied, coping with the extra workload, adjusting to having lots of teachers and finding their way around.

Moving Up is a student-centred and strengths-based coaching program designed to assist teachers prepare students both emotionally and practically to make a successful transition to high school.

Moving Up Program Overview

 Access the training and resources you need to deliver over 3 – 6 hours in the classroom or online.
Lead your students through our signature five step P.O.W.E.R Coaching Model and assist them design their own “Steps For My High School Success” action plan that can be used for ongoing mentoring. 
Step #1
P = Imagine Possibilities - How would you love high school to be?

• Celebrate their primary school experiences.

• Explore their feelings about going to secondary school.

• Identify their future hopes and aspirations.

Step #2
O = Become Organised and make a plan

• Learn the differences between primary and high school.

• Identify any fears and challenges they may face.

• Brainstorm strategies to be their best in five key areas:

     1. Making new friends connect to teachers.

     2. Adjusting to new routines and know their way around.

     3. Getting involved, have fun, and growing in confidence.

     4. Managing the workload and performing well.

     5. Becoming independent and organised.

Step #3
W = Develop Willpower to overcome obstacles

• Weigh up the costs and benefits of making the effort.

• Build their commitment, confidence, and responsibility.

Step #4
E = Build Emotional Skills to be your best.

• Identify their unique qualities and strengths.

• Identify the skills and qualities they want to develop.

Step #5
R = Achieve Results by taking action

• Design two S.M.A.R.T steps they will take from today.

• Identify who will support them along the way.

• Celebrate by receiving a “Moving Up” certificate.

What is included?

All the resources you need to deliver right away !

Online Leader Training

Moving Up comes with a leader’s manual and an online self-paced instructional training videos that will guide you step by step through the program and all the resources, so you can confidently coach the students you support right away.

Student Workbook – pdf
Student Slideshow Gallery
Student Certificate - pdf
My Life Coaching Cards - pdf
My E.Q Coaching E-Cards -pdf
Qualities Coaching E-Cards-pdf

You will also receive

Purchase and access the toolkit and leader training straight away.

Moving Up Module

With Community Licence

$300 plus $50 annual subscription

All prices in AUD
Plus GST for Australia

View the other modules & products in the CYPFS series


To promote good practice, please note that you are advised to use the CYPFS program materials within the boundaries of your professional expertise. 


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