Transitioning to High School Resources
Session 1 - How to High School
Session 2 - Learning Styles

INTRODUCTION (Must be addressed with mentee)
Today, we're going to talk about High School! Do you know what high school you are going to? (If they don't know then mention the High Schools in the area)

  • Are you looking forward to starting High School? - Why/why not?

  • START OF SESSION SUCCESS > at the beginning of each session discuss with the mentee what their greatest success of the week has been - talk about your own too!

INTRODUCTION
Today, we're going to talk about learning styles! Do you think it's important to learn?

  • How do you like to learn?

  • Why is it important for students to know what their learning style is?

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CONCLUSION
Let's recap what we talked about today! Can you tell me what different types of learning styles there are?

  • Do you think people can learn through a variety of ways?

  • Why do you think it's important to be able to learn in a range of styles?

CONCLUSION (This section must be addressed with the mentee)

Let's recap what we talked about today! Why do you think having an education is important?

  • What do you do that makes you a good student?

  • What are you most looking forward to about high school?

Session 3 - Your Learning Style and you
Session 4 - Managing Your Time

INTRODUCTION
Today, we're going to talk about time management! What things do you like to do outside of school?

  • Do you think you are organised?

  • What makes someone organised and why do you think it's important?

INTRODUCTION
Today, we're going to talk about your learning style!

  • Do you remember what the different types of learning styles were from last week?

  • Why is it important for you to know what your learning style is?

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CONCLUSION
Let's recap what we talked about today! Can you tell me the importance of time management when it comes to high school?

  • What strategies do you think you could use?

  • Why is it useful to use a timetable?

CONCLUSION
Let's recap what we talked about today! What are some strategies that you can use to help you best learn?

  • How are you going to apply these during your classes?

  • Just because you have a dominant learning style, does that mean you can't learn things in other ways?

Session 5 - School Participation
Session 6 - Positive Working Mindset

INTRODUCTION
Today, we're going to talk about having a positive working mindset! What do you think this means?

  • Why is it important to have a positive working mindset?

INTRODUCTION
Today, we're going to talk about participating in High School!

  • Do you know what co-curricular activities are?

  • Why do you think it's important to get involved with school activities as well as doing your school work?

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CONCLUSION
Let's recap what we talked about today! Can you tell me why having a positive mindset towards homework and school is important?

  • How can you use your strengths to help you in class and at home?

  • Why is it important to turn your weaknesses into opportunities to improve?

CONCLUSION
Let's recap what we talked about today! What kind of co-curricular activities do you think you would like to do in High School?

  • What are some benefits of participating in activities at school, rather than just focusing on school work?

Session 7 - Achieving Your Goals
 

INTRODUCTION
Today, we're going to talk about the role of education in achieving your goals! This session will follow on from last weeks session where we spoke about having a positive working mindset!

  • Why do you think school and education are important?

 

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CONCLUSION
Let's recap what we talked about today! How can you motivate yourself to not only do your school work but also put in effort?

  • What impact can the following have in achieving your goals - Working environment, Friends, Mindset, Learning Style