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Year 6 Transition

This is a great opportunity for students to get to know staff and ask any questions they may have.

Arriving at any new education establishment can seem slightly daunting, so from the time that new students have their places confirmed, we try to make them feel part of Bradford Forster Academy by inviting them and their parents into the school on various occasions before the start of their first term.

 There are many opportunities for the year 6 students to get to know their new teachers and classmates and to find their way around our state of the art building, so that they arrive for their first day in September confident that they belong here.

Our transition work starts with a Transition Evening, which is an opportunity for Parents and Students to find out more about Transition Day, uniform, expectations and of course ask any questions they may have. This evening nicely sets students and parents / carers up for Transition Day; This day is a Bradford wide transition day in which all of our new students will complete a day at Bradford Forster Academy, getting to know staff and the building, completing activities and making new friends.

In addition to Transition Day, we may run a Buddy Day should we feel that some individuals may need more support making the transition to secondary. This day is designed for a small group of children to make new friends and feel comfortable about joining us in September.

This is a great opportunity for students to get to know staff and ask any questions they may have.

Whilst all this is going on our Pastoral Team are busy visiting primary schools and meeting with all children joining us in September. This is a great opportunity for students to get to know staff and ask any questions they may have.

Summer School is the last of the activities we run to make sure that all students are as prepared as possible for September. Summer School runs at the beginning of the summer holidays and is again designed for students to get to know each other, staff and the building. The summer school is run in-house and will provide our students with a mix of activities to choose from. Summer school days run between 10am and 3pm and detailed information regarding activities will be sent out during the summer term. 

 Year 6 Open Evening - Wednesday 18th September 2019

We would like to invite you and your child to our Year 6 Open Evening at Bradford Forster Academy on Wednesday , 5:00pm – 7:00pm.

We realise that this is a very important stage in your child’s academic career and want to ensure that transition to secondary school is made as smooth as possible. To aid this we would like to start talking to parents and students of our 2019 intake as soon as possible.

This is a popular event and an excellent opportunity to meet teachers and students. There will be presentations, tours and activities held throughout the event where you will have the opportunity to view the school and our excellent facilities. Staff will be available to answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to meeting you and your child at the event. 

Welcome Transition Evening will be held next July 2020 

Welcome Transition Evening is structured so that parents and students are able to attend a talk by the Principal, Mrs Wendy Adeniji. Sessions will be held late afternoon and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and join us for refreshments. Some of our existing students who will be happy to show you around the academy.

Transition Day is an event for students that will be joining us in September 2020. They will spend the full day with us to meet the teachers, find their way around the school building and have a school lunch. The day will begin at 8.45am and finish at 3.00pm. Full details of this day will be sent to you closer to the date.

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