Welcome to Y7

Our ‘usual’ transition process 

Date 

Event 

September (prior to the September in which your child joins us) 

Y5/6 Open Evening 

October - December 

Miss Brooks visits primaries (1) 

Parents available to book walk arounds 

January- April 

Miss Brooks visits primaries (2) 

April – May  

Student receive ‘getting to know me’ forms along with SHS pencil cases and goodies 

June - July 

Tutor groups formed 

Induction Days x 2 

Transition Clubs 

Induction Evening for Parents – includes walk around, meet the tutor, uniform try on etc  

Pledge award booklet handed out  

September 

Student joins SHS 

 

How our transition process will look in the current pandemic (in italics) 

Date 

Event 

September (prior to the September in which your child joins us) 

Y5/6 Open Evening – to take place virtually 

October - December 

Miss Brooks visits primaries – some primaries visited whilst not in lockdown measures 

 

January- April 

Miss Brooks to send out informational powerpoint 

To answer any questions via the website/email 

Student receive ‘getting to know me’ forms along with SHS pencil cases and goodies 

April – May  

Miss Brooks to visit primaries – if out of lockdown 

Student to be set a challenge based on getting to know their way around our school 

June - July 

Tutor groups formed – students told via letter 

Induction Days and Transition Club -– if these can’t be held: online zoom calls with students and tutors. Extra virtual support for students who may require it 

Induction Evening for Parents – includes walk around, meet the tutor, uniform try on etc – to be held virtually – uniform sent into each primary for sizing 

Pledge award booklet handed out  

September 

Student joins SHS