The Samworth Church Academy

Transition Programme

 

Parent Information Evening - Tuesday 4th July 2017

 

In the evening there will be a further opportunity for students and parents to meet with Academy staff and the tutors.

Individual Interviews - Thursday 6th July 2017 July to Friday 14th July 2017

 

Year 6 students who have chosen the Academy as their first choice of secondary school will be invited with their parents to attend an individual interview with a member of Academy staff. Interview appointments will be made by post or phone. The interviews will provide the opportunity to:

  • Meet the students and parents personally
  • Discuss students’ curricular and wider curricular interests
  • Share Academy expectations
  • Discuss KS2 SAT levels/SEN and G&T provision
  • Sign the Home/School Learning Agreement
  • Share any concerns regarding transition

Induction Dates

 

Year 6 students who have chosen the Academy as their first choice of secondary school will be invited to spend three days at The Samworth Church Academy. The Induction Day Programme will include a range of activities aimed at making students feel relaxed, comfortable and welcome at The Academy. The day will include:

  • A sample of the Year 7 curriculum
  • Familiarisation with the school building
  • Testing to establish baseline academic achievement

In the evening there will be a further opportunity for students and parents to meet with Academy staff and the tutors.

SEN Visits from Teaching Assistants

Summer Term

Each of our Feeder Primary Schools has a designated teaching assistant (TA) who will visit students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and arrange extra activities and provision to ease their transition into secondary school. To find out which schools they visit click here.

Core Subject Activity Days

Summer Term

In addition to the visits from our teaching assistants, teaching staff from the 3 core subject areas – Maths, English and Science – will run ‘fun’, subject specific activities in the primary schools. For more details please contact the Academy on (01623) 663450.

Open Evening - to be advised

 

For parents interested in their children attending the Academy September 2017

Summer School 

 

For details of the Summer School for this year we recommend contacting The Samworth Church Academy directly on (01623) 663450.