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    24 Things Everyone Wish They Knew Before Starting Secondary School

    Get a smaller bag. Via the #TipsForYear7s hashtag.

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    memorise your parents signature that planner ain't gonna sign itself #TipsForYear7s

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    #TipsForYear7s science lessons have hardly any practicals and when you do you'll probably be burning a wotsit

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    #TipsForYear7s At any given opportunity you must hit the DJ button on this bad boy.

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    #TipsForYear7s Supply teachers don't know your seating plan... Or your name.

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    #TipsForYear7s The type of carrier bag you bring your PE kit in will define you as a person.

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    Don't worry if you get sent out, it's fun walking back in like this. #TipsForYear7s

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    if you ask anyone in year 10 or 11 for directions they will 10/10 send you out of bounds #TipsForYear7s

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    don't lend anyone a pen, you'll never see it again :-) #TipsForYear7s

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    No matter if you have 100 friends at the start of the year, by year 11 you'll have 4 #TipsForYear7s

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    DONT POST ANY SELFIES OR PICTURES UNTIL YEAR NINE YOU'LL REGRET IT IF YOU DO #TipsForYear7s

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    Don't wear a loose bag or it'll get pulled. #TipsForYear7s

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    #TipsForYear7s don't do your ties like this

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    Don't bring the whole of WH smith with you on your first day 😭🙄 #TipsForYear7s

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    Don't have a bio with 47 of your friends names in... #TipsForYear7s

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    #TipsForYear7s just say you forgot to press checkout... 🙂

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    #TipsForYear7s Never bring in a football unless you never want to see it again

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    #TipsForYear7s do not open up chewing gum or haribos in the playground at break or lunch, your looking to get robbed

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