Back to school resources for families


Getting ready for the big return to school? Our collection of free back to school resources is here to help you and your family tackle the new school year with confidence!

From parent teaching resources to mental health advice and checklists – find everything you need to get started back at school on the right foot.

Free back to school resources

Back to school can be a busy and stressful time for families. That’s why we’ve created this list of resources to help make the transition go as smoothly as possible. Find tips from education experts, teachers and parents…

GCSE student raising her hand

Back to school checklist

Heading back to school after the holidays can often involve stress, tears and tantrums – and that’s just the parents! Get ahead with a handy back to school checklist.


Students practicing their 11 Plus vocabulary with an Explore tutor

The stats behind back to school

How do parents and children feel about the exciting and challenging new school term? See if you agree with the stats behind back to school in our infographic…

A tutor helping students in an Explore classroom

Back to school separation anxiety guide

Find expert tips that can support you with recognising symptoms of separation anxiety disorder to help your child overcome any worries they may have.

Tutor tips for transitioning back to school

Our Explore tutors are here to share their top tips for transitioning back to school.

Back to school advice for parents coping with a new term

Find some tips to help your child return to school with confidence.

Schoolboy learning in the classroom

Back to school advice for students

Teachers up and down the country are welcoming new students into their classrooms for the start of term. What advice do they have for new recruits? Find out here. 

Two primary school aged pupils in the classroom preparing for the 11 Plus comprehension exam

Transition to secondary: how to maximise their final year

Making their final year their best year yet is achievable even with so much change on the horizon. Read our transitioning to secondary school guide. 

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