Favourite thing about secondary school

There are so many new and exciting opportunities to look forward to when you start secondary school. Here students from CBBC’s Our School share a few of their favourite things from increased independence and lockers, to clubs and after school activities, where you can try something you’ve never done before.


  • Stay organised by using your planner, school map and timetable

  • Get involved with classroom activities, especially those that are new to you

  • Look at all the after school activities your school has on offer and pick one that feels right for you

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