How to prepare your child for the transition to Secondary 1

The transition to Secondary 1 should go beyond learning how to deal with more challenging academic demands, experts and parents say.
The transition to Secondary 1 should go beyond learning how to deal with more challenging academic demands, experts and parents say.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

SINGAPORE - When it was time for Mrs Sher-li Torrey's daughter Clarissa to choose a secondary school, they did a recce of five schools.

Over two days at the end of last year, after the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), Mrs Torrey, 44, and Clarissa, 13, tested travel routes to these schools, some of which required changing buses or switching to the MRT mid-way.

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