Year 6 - 7 Transition

Prospective Parents and Students for entry September 2018 

are warmly invited to our Family Open Evening on Thusday 21st September 2017.

6.00 pm - 8.00 pm

Transition Timeline

Making a successful and happy move from Primary School to Christ the King College

We strive to make the transition from Year 6 to Christ the King College as smooth as possible for our students (and their parents!).


Information Exchange

Welcome letter sent to parents, including transition plan (end of Spring Term).

Welcome letter sent to new students (end of Spring Term).

Primary information request, transition plans sent to primary schools (Summer Term).

Invite to Open Evening sent to parents (Summer Term).

Students invited to Year 6 transition days (Summer Term).

All students to be visited at their primary school by the Transition Leader and Annual Reviews attended where possible.

Student visits to various primary schools (Spring/Summer Term).

Open Evening (end of the Summer Term)

Academic information provided.

Details on behaviour policy.

Meet Principal/Assistant Principal/Transition Manager/Phase Leader/ Head of Year 7/Year 7 Form Tutors

Receive induction pack (including timetable, transition booklet etc.)

Question and answer session

Informal meetings over refreshments

Current students to meet and greet (modelling correct uniform)

Chance to arrange College uniform appointments. 

Transition Days (end of  the Summer Term)

Students meet their Form Group and Form Tutor

Students experience a variety of lessons

Students have the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the site

Teambuilding activities

Induction Day (first day of the Autumn Term)

Introduction assembly

Form Tutor available

Planners provided and guidance on use.

Teaching Assistant and Sixth Form Mentors to guide students to lessons and encourage use of timetable.


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