Transition

Transition – Class of 2026

 

For Information

Parent/Carer Information Evening

We are holding a parent/carer information evening on 30th June 6pm – 7pm. This is a remote event so please ensure you have registered your email with transitionevent@penkethhigh.org

 

Summer School

This year summer school will be taking place on the 16- 20th August, 9.30am – 2.30pm.

Summer school forms have been sent out to all those who have registered their email – as soon as we have this back your child’s place is confirmed.

There is still time for you to register and return these forms by emailing transitionevent@penkethhigh.org

Forms must be returned by July 5th.

Getting Prepared

You may have started thinking about what life might be like as a Year 7 – what do you think it might be like? What are you most excited about? What are you worried about?

Each year group have different colour ties – for our upcoming Y7 this will be a red tie.

Watch this film and see the views of those who have already experienced what Year 7 is like:

https://youngminds.org.uk/resources/school-resources/find-your-feet-transitioning-to-secondary-school/

Give these activities a go with those around you. Remember it is good to talk about how you are feeling and getting someone to help you think through how to prepare yourself.

Family Primary to Secondary Transition Booklet

 

P.E. Kit

This can be ordered directly from:

www.slaters-schoolwear.co.uk

It will then be delivered to school for September.

 

Parent/Carer Information

You might be feeling a bit worried about this change yourself, particularly in these difficult times. These resources might be able to help:

Note: The school tie colour for the 2021 intake is – RED.
PE Kit order forms will be available here shortly.

 

Get Into Reading

Reading can help you escape into different worlds and meet different people, from the comfort of your own home! I’ve had a look around for you for books that you can download for free and other books that you might not have tried before. Make sure you tweet me on @TPenkethhigh and let me know what you thought.

Right now, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across eight different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It’s that easy.

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

 

Includes 6 free children’s classics as PDF and word docs, with accompanying audio books: Alice in Wonderland, Wind in the Willows, The Railway Children, The Jungle Book, Peter Pan Black Beauty.

https://researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html

https://www.barringtonstoke.co.uk/product-category/free-resources/?swoof=1&product_cat=classroom-discussion-guides&really_curr_tax=444-product_cat

 

A website full of book recommendations, including videos and activity packs. There are over 55,000 books reviews – all by children! It also has daily collations of various events happening online.

https://toppsta.com/blog/view/bookish-ideas-if-you’re-self-isolating-with-the-kids

Something a little different to read

 

If you have any worries or concerns please contact us – Miss Curties JCurties@penkethhigh.org