Year 7 (Starting Sept 2021)

Welcome to our Year 7 transition page for 2021. Please bookmark this page as it will be a great source of information, guidance and updates for our new parents and students during the Summer term and onwards towards September 2021.

Should you have any questions related to Y6 transition, please don't hesitate to contact jfagan@saintwilfrids.com
Key Dates

Please make a note of these important events and dates in your calendar:

Virtual Parents Induction Evenings - 22nd/23rd June

Single Sampler Session - 30th June [CANCELLED]

Induction Days - 7th-9th July [CANCELLED]

Summer School - 22nd - 28th July (exc. weekend)

1st Day of Term - Thurs 2nd September

Summer School

The summer school is a completely free programme for all Year 6 students going into Year 7. They will experience a range of activities aimed at preparing them for life at Saint Wilfrid's C of E Academy.

For more information and to register your interest view the Summer School webpage.

Academy Bag and Tie

Information on how to pay for these items via ParentPay is provided in your welcome letter/pack. Bags and ties will be given out during the Transition Days in July.


Year 7 students starting in September 2021 will be proudly wearing our recently redesigned Academy uniform which includes an embroidered badge on our skirts and trousers. A full uniform list can be found here. Both of our approved stockists; Grays and Whittakers, will be happy to assist you with all uniform queries ahead of September and their details can be found below:

iPad Scheme 2021

Please watch the video and read through the letters and information linked below. There is another video on the iPad Scheme page which breaks down the different options for you.

- iPad for Learning Option Letter


Firefly is our online homework and learning portal that brings teachers, students and parents together. You will find out more about this in September, with both students and parents receiving their own unique log-in. For a brief introductory video, click here.

ParentPay Setup

Here's a guide on how to activate your account.

Here's a guide on how to pay for items.

Resources for Parents

These resources provide information, tips and questions to help you open up discussion with your child about the transition and help prepare them for starting secondary school.

Transition Into Secondary School
Making The Change
Helping Your Child Get Into Good Habits
Building Resilience
Growth Mindset

[LIMITED TIME] Free Studio TV course on Transition

Upcoming Transition Events
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