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transition to year 7

"I can't wait a year, I want to go now!" We could not put it better ourselves, these are the words of a Year 6 student at our last open evening.

It is a big step moving to secondary school and we do everything possible to support students through this new chapter of their lives. It is natural to feel a little nervous as the anticipation and excitement builds. We know it can be daunting as the school is a big place, but it is something to be excited about rather than worried about. Being big means that we offer a packed programme of experiences. Students will be spoilt for choice and we guarantee that they will discover new interests.

VISIT OUR VIRTUAL OPEN EVENING

Please visit www.explorerichmond.org, our dedicated virtual open evening site, for a snapshot of all the great learning and enrichment opportunities we offer and a taste of life at Richmond School.  The format aims to be inspiring and informative, with welcome videos, Q and As with students, behind-the-scenes tours, a year in the life of transition, as well as a subject activity booklet for students to have some hands-on fun and our prospectus to download.

 

We hope you enjoy our VIRTUAL OPEN EVENING While we know it’s not quite the same as having that personal interaction, we hope our virtual event site will give you a better flavour of what we can offer you and your child. If you do have any further questions, please do get in touch by email at year6transition@richmondschool.net

BUILDING CONFIDENCE – TRANSITION FILM

Long before students are invited to our Open Evening, they will have had the opportunity to visit Richmond School to try out subject-based and sporting activities. From as early as Year 1,  we work with our feeder schools to introduce students to life at “big school”. This helps them familiarise themselves with the layout of the buildings, meet some of the teachers and their future peers.

We have created a film that shows Year 6 students as they transition from primary school to Richmond School.  We hope this will give you a glimpse of the many opportunities we offer them, including school visits and taking part in a range of activities to develop their confidence, forge new friendships and get to know our staff, so they feel at home when they arrive in September.

transition timetable - year 6 to year 7

OPEN EVENING: an informative,interactive and inspiring event for Year 6 students and their families. September
A WIDE RANGE OF VISITS: opportunities to take part in sport, science, music and maths events throughout the year. October – June
WE VISIT YOU: Ms Johnson and current Year 7 students visit feeder schools for Year 6 students to ask questions and get an overview of life at school. Spring Term
MEET YOUR TUTOR: students and their parents are invited to visit to meet their tutor. July
INDUCTION DAYS: students visit for three days, a great opportunity to forge friendships, find their way around and get a feel for life at school. July

A year in the life

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