Year 6 Transition

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to parents of Year 6 students who will join Hanley Castle in September 2023.

We understand that this process may seem daunting. Please do not worry. We are all in this together and have plans in place to make the process as smooth as possible for you and your child.

June update:

Over this last half term, the Key Stage 3 Team have visited the thirty primary schools from which our new Year 7s will be coming. We have met groups of students who are enthusiastic and excited for the next step in their education. We cannot wait for them to join us in September.

On 8th June we welcome you, their parents, along with your child to our Year 6 Information Evening. This will take place in our school hall and start at 6pm promptly. Please follow signs on arrival.

This will include a welcome from the Headteacher, information on school processes and procedures and how to support your child with the transition from Primary School to High School. We will also be joined on the evening by Kitz in Malvern for questions regarding uniform, Worcestershire Transport for school buses and AIP, our school canteen partner.



Virtual Classroom and resources pack

We  have put together a virtual classroom for your child to explore. Please use attachments to help them get a flavour of what Hanley life is really like.

The virtual classroom has also been shared with your child's school. Depending on their context, they may well use this in class to help students feel ready for September.

There is also a resources pack to accompany the virtual classroom and a list of things to bring on your transition day (and things to bring on your first day in September).




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Miss Rebecca Dunn
Head of Key Stage 3
 Paul Smith 228CDD0485
 Mr Paul Smith
Assistant Head of Key Stage 3
Mrs Tandy
Assistant Head of Key Stage 3
Mrs Gillespie
KS3 Administrative Assistant 



Things to remember on transition day first day
Year 6 Transition 2023 Virtual Classroom
Resources pack virtual classroom 2022
Year 6 Information Evening Powerpoint 2023
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