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Year 6 To 7 Transition

Offers will be made by Surrey County Council for admission to Christ's College in September 2022 on the 1st March 2022.   Click here for more information about admissions to Christ's College and the appeals process.

We want our students to feel ready, prepared, and confident to join Year 7 at Christ's College.  We have strong partnerships with our local primary schools, to ensure curriculum and pastoral continuity. 

We have a dedicated transition team lead by an Assistant Principal including the Progress Leader for Year 7, SENCO and Home School Link Worker. We work together with our local primary schools to ensure a smooth transition for students from Primary to Secondary School.  This includes speaking to every Year 6 teacher, family and child during the summer term before joining Christ's College to ensure we understand each student before placing them in their new classes. 

During the summer term, we also visit each student in their primary school so that they can ask questions of what it will be like to be a Christ's College student.  Likewise, in the autumn term, the Year 6 teachers are invited to visit Christ's College to see how their former students have settled into College life.

At the beginning of July, all Year 6 students are invited to an Induction Day to start learning about how they will become successful Christ's College students. They are introduced to their new class and start to make new friends, take a tour of the school and meet some of their new teachers so they can begin to understand how they will achieve their best.  

For parents, we hold an Information Evening on the same day as the main Induction Day for students. This starts an important relationship between the school and home.  Students are encouraged to attend with their families, and there is an opportunity to take part in a more informal question and answer session.

For students who may be more anxious about the move to secondary school, we run further opportunities, such as SEN sessions, or bespoke school tours with a senior leader, to help them settle and feel more confident.

We look forward to welcoming you and your child to the Christ's College community.

 

KEY DATES

EVENT DATE FURTHER INFORMATION
Offer Day  Evening of 1st March 2022 Available by logging into the Surrey County Council eAdmissions website or notified by email if supplied.  If not, a letter is sent out first class post on 1st March 2022
Deadline to accept or decline offers. 15th March 2022 Please either accept or decline your place that has been offered by this date.  
Welcome letter to parents who accepted a place at Christ's College. 1st March 2022 Includes a variety of Admission forms that need to returned to Mrs E Unwin, Admissions Manager by 15 March 2022
Christ's College staff contact with Year 6 primary school teachers. April 2022  
Parents Initial Information Evening TBC

The transition team, Assistant Head Mrs Sandiford, and the Head of Year 7, Miss H Young, will talk about how we will get to know your child over the next couple of months,

Additional Transition Day for SEND TBC  For students with specific needs and in conjunction with primary school SENCOs, there will be an additional transition day for students who would benefit from an extra day 
Year 6 Transition Day. TBC

Where Year 6 students get to spend the day at Christ's College and discover more about their new secondary school.

Parents Information Evening  TBC

For parents and students to ask questions, meet Class Tutors, Year 7 Progress Leader and the senior team.

Unismart Uniform Appointments for Year 7 starters.

TBC

Please book an appointment directly with Unismart at unismartltd@gmail.com

To guarantee supply of uniform orders must be placed by end of July.

Second Hand Uniform Sales with Friends of Christ's College

Wed 22 June, Wed 13th July, Sat 13th Aug and Sat 27th Aug.  

Our Parent Teacher Association Friends of Christ's College will be offering for sale second hand uniform outside the main reception area. Email friends@christscollege.surrey.sch.uk

See our Website calendar for times.

Start date for new Year 7 students. TBC Our new Year 7 students will start their first day of College on their own without older students, to help them settle in.

 

CONTACTS

Mrs L Sandiford - Assistant Principal transition@christscollege.surrey.sch.uk
Mrs E Unwin - Admissions  eunwin@chirstscollege.surrey.sch.uk
Miss H Young - Year 7 Progress Leader  transition@christscollege.surrey.sch.uk

 

What to Expect In Year 7

Year 7 Subject Information

Preparing Your Child For Year 7

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