Objective 2: Getting ready for secondary school

The transition from primary school to high school is an important time for young adolescents. The government's Flying Start education reforms are designed to provide the best possible support for our students who are making this transition.

From 2015, Year 7 will become part of high school in all state and non-state schools across Queensland.

Up to 100,000 students will start high school for the first time next year. Read more about how schools are preparing for the Year 7 move.

Twenty pilot schools began moving Year 7 into high school from 2012 and have been sharing their experiences. Read more about the pilot program and the insights shared with schools.

Next year is a big year for students, teachers and parents. What do you need to know?