transition

TIMELINE OF PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSION INTO YEAR 7 IN 2017


In the final year in primary school the following arrangements are made.


September/October 2016
Parents visit George Abbot for an introductory visit to meet staff and listen to a talk given by the Headteacher and senior staff. During late September/early October, daytime tours are arranged which allow parents/guardians to see the school in action.


October 2016
Parents submit their application to the Local Authority.


March 2017
Parents are informed by the Local Authority about school placements.


May/June 2017
George Abbot staff visit primary schools to meet headteachers, teachers and students to provide details about George Abbot School and the transfer arrangements.


4/5 July 2017
Induction visits from the primary schools of those students transferring to George Abbot from 8.30am - 1pm.


6 July 2017 at 6.30pm
An information evening is arranged for parents to provide detailed arrangements for the transfer.


5 September 2017
First day of term - 11am - 3.15pm.


September 2017
Year 7 information evening for parents.


October 2017
Progress Monitoring - chance to meet with your child’s form tutor to discuss their progress.