Year 7 Virtual Transition 1
Schools in the UK remain closed until further notice in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, however we would like to reassure Year 6 parents and carers that we are committed to supporting our new students and their families with a positive transition to Haydon School.
Have a look at some of our resources and information below:
video Message from the year 7 team
headteachers welcome video
Meet some teachers :
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ADVICE GIVEN BY OUR CURRENT STUDENTS
How long is the school day?
The school day starts at 8:40am and finishes at 2:50pm -
Click here to see a full breakdown of the full day.
Can I ride a bike to school?
You can ride your bike to school. There are bike stands to put them in but the school will not accept responsibility for your bike.
What if I get lost?
You will be given a map of the school and you will be with your whole class for most of your lessons – however you will find very quickly that you start to remember your way around. Also feel free to ask and students or staff for directions.
How long is lunchtime?
Lunch is 30 minutes -this may not seem like a long time but you will get used to the systems at school. We have a rolling lunch system - Year 7s have their lunch from 12:50pm - 1:20pm. Alongside our canteen service point we now also have an outdoor pop up in our undercroft which also serves food.
What kind of food is there?
If you asked many students they will say that the food is great. Taylor Shaw serves a wide variety of food catering for everyone, including pizzas, paninis and pasta bowls, a salad bar, baguettes, sandwiches, a daily main meal and many desserts such as muffins and biscuits. Click here to view the menu and prices.
How do I pay for my lunch?
All payments are made through your Parent Pay account and you use either your fingerprint or a code at the till to pay.
Uniform - What is allowed and what is not?
Click here to view more information on our Uniform
What if I get bullied at school?
If a member of our community behaves in an inappropriate way to you it is really important that you tell somebody, whether that is a friend, parents/carers, your tutor, your Assistant Head of Year or your Head of Year. You must tell somebody to enable them to deal with it for you.
Click here to find all information on Homework given at Haydon
What extra-curricular activities are available?
The school has many extra-curricular clubs at lunchtime and after-school such as Dance, Robotics club, Ted talks club, Movie club and much more - Click here to see a full list or watch our video here
Interested in sports and PE?
Click here to find out about all of our sports teams and P.E. efforts
What kind of trips do students go on?
Our students go on many trips there are even international trips to countries such as China, Japan, Zambia, Spain, France, Germany and USA. Click here to find out more
What languages can students learn?
The languages that are on offer to students in Year 7 are French, Italian, Spanish and in Year 8 there is an option to study German. Click here to view our full curriculum guides
If you have any other questions about your transition into Haydon School- please feel free to email your Year 7- Year Leader : Mrs Hitchman : email@example.com or Mr Baglan : firstname.lastname@example.org
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Be Awesome, Go Big - Transition Resources for Parents (Click Here)
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.
Be Awesome, Go Big - Transition Resources for Year 6 Pupils (Click Here)
These resources have been created to prepare Year 6 pupils for the transition to secondary school. Students are encouraged to watch the videos and complete the worksheet.
TRANSITION WORK - TO BE UPLOADED SOON...