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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, SENDCo 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  offers. 15th March 2022 Please either accept 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 and students. May/June2022 The transition team, will be in contact with all the primary schools who have students making the transition to CCG.  They will either visit schools and introduce themselves to your child in person at their school, or where only a few students will be transferring we will invite them for an afternoon workshop on site.
Parents Initial Zoom Information Evening Mon 6th June 2022 6pm

The transition team, Assistant Head Mrs Sandiford, and the Year 7 Progress Leader, will talk about how we will get to know your child over the next couple of months, our Chromebook for Learning Scheme and the proposed Summer Camp in August.  Zoom codes will be sent out closer to the date.

Chromebook for Learning Scheme Portal Opens Tues 7th June 2022

 Freedom Tech Portal to purchase your Chromebook :  https://www.tech4learners.co.uk/users/login

Login details sent in email dated 7.6.22

Transition Gathering for selected students.  By invitation only Thur 16th June 2022 9am - 10.30am For students who will be arriving on their own from their primary school.
Additional Transition Day for SEND Students Tues 28th June 2022 For students with specific needs and in conjunction with primary school SENDCos, there will be an additional transition day for students who would benefit from an extra day. Mrs Fodor our SENDCo will be in touch with parents and schools in due course.
Year 6 Transition Day. Weds 29th June 2022  9am - 3pm

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

Parents Information Evening  Weds 29th June 2022      6-7pm

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

Deadline for Summer Camp Sign-up Fri 1st July Summer Camp sign up deadline.   Link sent in email dated 7.6.22
Deadline for Chromebook For Learning Scheme  Sun 10th July Midnight The deadline for signing up for the Chromebook for Learning Scheme via the Freedom Tech Portal  
Unismart Uniform Appointments for Year 7 starters.

Weds 29th June 2022      4-6pm

Thurs  7th & 14th July 2022   4-6pm

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

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

Additional uniform sale dates can be found on our Uniform page here 

Second Hand Uniform Sales with Friends of Christ's College

Fri 8th July (3.15-4.15pm),

Sat 13th Aug (10am-12pm) 

Sat 27th Aug (10am-12pm).  

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

http://www.friendsofchristscollege.org/

See our Website calendar for times.

Summer Camp for New Year 7 Students Mon 22nd August - Fri 26th August Free of charge Summer Camp  - more details below.
Start date for new Year 7 students. Fri 2nd Sept Our new Year 7 students will start their first day of College on their own without older students, to help them settle in.  

 

SUMMER CAMP - Monday 22nd to Friday 26th August 2022

We will be running a free of charge Summer Camp for all our new Year 7 students who will be joining us in September.  The Summer Camp will be an ideal opportunity for your child to meet other students and to become familiar with their new  secondary school teachers.  Run solely by our teachers, students will start to learn our Christ's College values by taking part in a variety of activities including team building, sports and performing arts lessons as well as a Guildford walk day trip.   All students will be provided with a hot meal each day or a packed lunch for the day trip.  Last year's camp was a real success and enabled our new students to settle into their secondary school.   Parents will have been sent a letter on 5th May 2022 with a sign up link to complete should you wish your child to attend.

 

CONTACTS

Mrs L Sandiford - Assistant Principal transition@christscollege.surrey.sch.uk
Mrs E Unwin - Admissions  eunwin@chirstscollege.surrey.sch.uk
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

Uniform

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Letter to New Year 7 Parents ( 22/23) 5... 09th May 2022 Download
Chromebook For Learning CCG Student Devi... 07th Jun 2022 Download
Year 6 Parent Zoom Meeting Information... 07th Jun 2022 Download
Transition Information Evening 29th June... 30th Jun 2022 Download
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