Dear Parents / Carers and New Year 7 Students,
Firstly we would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our Oakgrove community and congratulate you on gaining a place at Oakgrove School. Our ethos is Excellence, Innovation and Respect and we hope that our partnership over the next five to seven years will be the foundation for all of our students to go on to lead happy and successful lives.
The past year has been a challenging and different experience for us all. Whilst the future can be hard to predict, we will use this webpage to keep you up-to-date on our plans and provide you with the information and support to make the transition to Oakgrove School in September 2021 an enjoyable and exciting one.
We currently have two transition days planned for 29th and 30th June 2021. All of the new students joining us in September in Year 7 will be invited in for one of these days to meet their tutor, the students in their tutor group, Head of Year, Assistant Head of Year and get to know the school and its systems. Additional visits and support will also be provided for any students who are SEND, further details and contact for this will be made via our SEND team.
In additional to these transition days, the Head of Year for September 2021 (Mr Robinson) and the Assistant Head of Year (Miss Yeoman) will be visiting our main feeder primary schools throughout May to meet students and introduce them to the school systems. For any students who do not attend one of our main feeder primary schools there will be an opportunity to attend an afterschool meeting with our pastoral team to go over any key questions and information before the transition visits. Dates and details of this will be sent shortly.
Finally, there will be an information evening at Oakgrove School for parents / carers on 1st July. Details for this information evening and links to resources will be added to this website nearer the time and if any government advise changes from the current roadmap then we will update our plans accordingly.
In the mean time we understand Parents / Carers may also have important questions to ask but are unsure where to direct these. To make communication easier for you, we ask that any queries are sent to the school email address: Oakgrove@oakgrove.school with ‘Year 7 Transition’ included in the subject heading so your query can be directed to the Transition Team.
We look forward to meeting all of our new Year 7 students soon and welcoming them into our Oakgrove community.
Year 7 Transition Team, Oakgrove School
A Day in the Life of a New Year 7