Starting secondary school is a big change for every family, and we know this can be a daunting time for families affected by cystic fibrosis.
Our secondary school pack
Check out our secondary school pack to find out more about the transition from primary to secondary education. We worked with parents, teachers and young people to create this pack, which includes:
We've filled our secondary school pack with loads of useful and interesting information on developing an individual health care plan, managing treatment and infection control, dealing with absence, and a helpful checklist, as well as an ‘Ask the psychologists’ section (and loads, loads more!).
Click on the button below to download the whole pack.
Download the pack
Order the pack
You can also order a printed version of our secondary school pack. Don't forget to make clear on the order form whether you would like to receive the guide for parents (which will also include the 'Me and CF' factsheet and the secondary school magazine), the factsheet for teachers, or both. Please note, the individual healthcare plan is not available to order yet.
Order the pack
Our resources are free to download and order, but we would be very grateful if you would consider making a donation to help us continue our important work.
If you need more information, or want to share tips, support and advice, check out our Forum. You will need to sign up to access the Forum.
Our confidential helpline offers general advice, support and information on any aspect of cystic fibrosis, including help with financial support.
Award winning resources
Our 'starting secondary school' magazine was highly commended, and received runner up in the special prize category for information for children, at the 2019 British Medical Association Patient Information Awards. Thank you to the families, teachers and professionals who gave their time to help us to create these resources.