We are beginning to gather information from the local secondary schools about their plans for supporting our year six children with their transition. Any new information or links will be posted here.
The school has messaged Mrs Wood to say unfortunately they will not be able to visit St Paul's and all transition work will be online. In due course, parents and new to Y7 pupils will receive a presentation and transition activities. The schools says they do have a large number of children who are the only pupil transferring from the primary school and they have a good induction programme to facilitate this.
Miss Murray, head of Year 7 at Blessed Trinity, has telephoned Mrs Wood. It turns out that she's great friends with our own Miss Stowe! Miss Murray says check out the "Transition" part of Blessed Trinity's website for the PUPIL INFORMATION BOOKLET and video message from Miss Murray. There are also contact details to e mail Miss Murray on Blessed Trinity's website and Miss Murray tells me that she's more than happy to hear from mums and dads and carers!
MISS MURRAY IS COMING IN TO MEET THE CHILDREN GOING TO BLESSED TRINITY NEXT WEEK (WEEK STARTING 22ND JUNE).
Pendle Vale College
Mrs Wilson has emailed to say that a letter has been sent out to all parents whose children are attending PVC. She has asked to reiterate the importance of completing the home learning we are setting for your child. They will also be creating a Transition page on their website which should go live by Friday 26th June. This will be a dedicated page for you and your child and will include key information about the Transition to Pendle Vale. There will be a tour of the college, videos from staff, messages from students as well as their Parent Handbook. Their website is www.pendlevale.lancs.sch.uk
Your child will also receive a reading book via their current class teacher when they attend their assigned transition week. During this week we will also be writing a letter to their form tutor to introduce themselves.
Mrs Pickering has been in touch and has informed us there will be a student pack for each child. These will be sent to St Paul's and given to the children by their current class teacher on their allocated transition week.
Ss John Fisher and Thomas More
Topic: Fisher More Year 6 Parent Information Evening Updates for September 2020 Zoom Meeting
Time: Jul 15, 2020 04:30 PM
MR CRABTREE, HEAD OF Y7, HAS BEEN IN TOUCH WITH MRS WOOD AND IS HOPING TO DO A ZOOM MEETING WITH THE CHILDREN GOING TO FISHER MORE NEXT WEEK (WEEK STARTING 22ND JUNE) WHILST THEY ARE IN SCHOOL.
Thursday 2nd July - Fisher More Year 6 Transition Parents / Careers Information Evening
We would like to invite the parents and carers of Year 6 who are attending Fisher More in September to an Information Evening on Thursday 2nd July between 4-5 pm.
Mr Crabtree, Director of Progress for Year 6 & 7 and Mr Swarbrick, Deputy Head Teacher, will be presenting key information regarding transition and answering your questions.
We look forward to welcoming many of you next week.
Fisher More is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Fisher More Zoom Parent Information Evening Thursday 2nd July
Time: Jul 2, 2020 04:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting
St Paul's will text you the password.
Week beginning 22nd June – Transition Week Plan for Pupils and Primary Staff
During this week they will be uploading information that we use with Year 6 within class. We hope that the pupils find these useful and give them an insight into what to expect when they arrive at Fisher More in September. The uploads are detailed below:
The Zoom sessions are an opportunity for pupils to ask the pastoral team at Fisher More some questions about what to expect when they come to High School.
Mr Crabtree and Mrs Beechey will be contacting all schools directly to offer time slots over the two days. A code will then be forwarded to each school for the time of their session.
It would be great if schools could email some questions that pupils may have in advance for us to answer on the day.
These can be sent directly to Mr Crabtree or Mrs Beechey at the following addresses:
Week beginning 29th June – Transition Plan – Parental Focus
FisherMore have recently organised for a virtual tour of the school to be filmed and uploaded to the school website. This should allow Year 6 pupils and parents the opportunity to take their own personal tour of Fisher More and get to know the building and various classrooms. The Virtual Tour of the school will become live on the school website during this week.
They will also be offering an opportunity for parents to join in a virtual information evening. During the evening Mr Crabtree and Mr Swarbrick will be available to talk parents through the plan for pupils starting school in September.
A code will be sent out to all schools to be able you to join the zoom session.
Week beginning 29th June for two weeks – Transition Plan – Contact from Pastoral Team Members
During this two-week period, pastoral team members from Fisher More will be in contact with parents and pupils to introduce themselves before meeting in September. This will be direct contact through phone calls to Year 6 parents.
They are really looking forward to welcoming Year 6 this year and they will do all they can to make the transition process as exciting and informative as possible. If you have any questions or queries please feel free to contact Mr Crabtree or Mrs Beechey at FisherMore school.