Year 6 Welcome to KHS


Dear Year 6 Parent/Carer/Student

Welcome to KHS! Your transition to ‘high school’ has started. We are really looking forward to meeting you in the future and welcoming you into our community. Whilst this isn’t the usual transition, we want to make sure you feel as prepared and as reassured as possible before joining us in the new academic year. Remember, all Year 6 students will be in the same situation you are in and we must all work together to ensure you have a great start to your time at Kesgrave. We hope that you are excited for the new opportunities secondary school will bring and are ready for this new journey with us. It really is a special place to be and we can’t wait for you to be a part of it.

This part of the website is dedicated to you and your transition, so keep checking back here for updates and videos.

Miss Boon
Head of Year

Watch the video below to meet Miss Upton, Miss Boon and Mr Austin

Click HERE for VIDEO

Nurture/Information Booklet
This is an optional booklet that you may want to read and complete prior to arriving at Kesgrave. It is filled with useful information such as; uniform, a typical school timetable, Firefly, behaviour, a school map and an introduction to a few other important people within the school.

Click HERE for NURTURE BOOKLET

Virtual Tour 1 – How do I get into school?

Click HERE for VIRTUAL TOUR 1

Virtual Tour 2 – Around the school campus

Click HERE for VIRTUAL TOUR 2

Virtual Tour 3 – Key Places

Click HERE for VIRTUAL TOUR 3

Meet a KHS Student!
Josh, who is a current Year 7 wanted to welcome you and share his experiences of coming up to Kesgrave High School. Hopefully his video answers some of your questions, reassures you and also makes you even more excited to join us in September!

Click HERE to meet Josh

The House System
Meet your house captains from Bader, Nuffield, Royal, Hillary and Keller and find out about the different events that take place during the school year.

Click HERE to view House System

 

Click HERE to Meet Your Tutor

 

Summer Book Transition Task

You will all be receiving a copy of ‘The boy at the back of the class’ by Anjali Q. Raúf. There is a varied selection of tasks to complete after reading, and you will be expected to complete at least one (but by all means you can do more if you’d like to!) Please bring your completed task/s with you in September. We hope you enjoy reading the book as much as we did!

Click HERE for summer book transition tasks

 

A LETTER FROM HEAD TEACHER MISS UPTON

SCHOOL EQUIPMENT UPDATE
We have had some inquiries regarding the purchase of school equipment. To answer your question, the ‘ParentMail shop’ will be live and available for ordering key equipment in the next couple of weeks. You will receive an email stating when this is open and you will be able to make your purchases from then.

MFL Dictionaries £7.50 (no need to state which language will be studied, we will sort this for you)
Calculators £8.50
Pencil Case £4.00
Art Sketchbook £2.00

WHAT NEXT?
Open and read the ‘welcome’ letters first.   All of the forms that we need you to complete and submit to us can be found here.

Below are the key dates that we would very much like you to complete these by:

FOR PARENTS/CARERS:

  • Pupil data form (17.05.20)
  • SEND information (17.05.20)
  • Language preference (17.05.20)
  • Consent form (31.05.20)

FOR STUDENTS:

  • Welcome to Year 7 – Student form (10.05.20)
  • Year 6 Transition task – English (07.09.20)
  • Year 6 Transition task – Maths (07.09.20)

 

OTHER KEY INFORMATION


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