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Transition to Chaucer

Moving from primary school to Chaucer is an exciting time and supporting transition is our key priority. Once we have our allocation in March, we will be contacting our feeder primaries to arrange opportunities to discuss our new intake.

An overview of transition activities for students joining us in September 2022 can be found here:

Date  

March

Contact with primary schools to set up remote/ face to face meetings with Y6 teams

April

Headteacher welcome letter to parents/ carers

Following SATS- mid-May

Primary meetings – Chaucer team meet with Y6 teachers and primary SENCOs to gather information on our incoming Y7s

May

Opportunities for parents/ carers and Y6 pupils to arrange after school visits to Chaucer. Please contact rarcher@chaucer.sheffield.sch.uk

Early May

Additional Friday afternoon transition sessions to start for SEND students

Mid May

Parent/ carers of SEN open afternoon- by invitation. An opportunity to come to meet the team and learn about our support and interventions.

June/July

Uniform afternoon – an opportunity to try on and order uniform

Late June

Y6 parent/carer Evening – an opportunity to meet the leadership team, SEND staff, year leader and the tutor team and find out more about life at Chaucer.

6-8th July

Transition days – 3 days. This is when you will meet your new tutor and sample Chaucer lessons. We will also have a sports afternoon where your form will compete against other forms to be the ‘champions’. On the final afternoon you will graduate from being Y6 to Chaucer Y7.

August

Summer school- 4 days. An opportunity to meet new friends and sample cross curricular lessons in an ‘empty’ school!

Late September

Y7 forum for parents/carers of students with SEND – by invitation.

Mid October

Chaucer celebration event. Year 7 will invite their Y6 teachers and primary headteacher to showcase and celebrate their achievments.

In the meanwhile, if you have any questions about Chaucer or the transition process please contact myself via: enquiries@chaucer.sheffield.sch.uk

Alyson Tolley

Assistant Headteacher

Year 6 Transition Information (2021)
 

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Introduction Lessons

Art

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Drama

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French

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Science

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 Learning Support
 

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