Transition Process

  • —Begins in Year 4 and 5 with taster days.
  • —Visits made to all feeder Primary Schools for Year 6 from March.
  • —SENCO visits to discuss SEN information.
  • —Students placed in Tutor Groups based on identified friendships.
  • —Students placed in ability and mixed ability groupings based on Year 6 teacher assessments and SATs scores.
  • —Transition project.
  • —Year 6 days in June including SEN transition days.
  • —Year 6 parents’ evening in June.
  • —Visit to Hooke Court in September of Year 7.

Year 5 Taster Days

Year 5 students enjoying taster lessons in music and science as part of a taster day.  All of year 5 students in our feeder Primary Schools are offered a place on a taster day of their choice in the summer term.


Year 6 Transition Project

Our new  year 7 students and their Year 6 teachers take part in a ‘Transition Project’ members of our staff visit each feeder primary school to meet and work with students.  Staff are often supported by students from our school.

Year 6 Transition Days

Our new year 7 students meet their new tutor groups.  Each student is given a photo to take home  to remember their class over the summer holidays.


Year 6 Transition Days

Our new Year 7 students supported by our current students enjoying an art lesson.