Information and Correspondence

Welcome Letter from the Year 7 Team

Families Handbook

GSA Student Guide

Admissions Form 2022

Year 7 Transition Booklet 2022-2023

Free School Meals Information

Key Staff:

Progress Leader Year 7- Miss J Whitworth: [email protected]

Student Welfare Manager Year 7- Miss Robinson: [email protected]

Associate Assistant Principal – (Transition Lead) – Mr J Hardwick: [email protected]

Transition Team: [email protected]

Academy Admissions: 0121 553 4665 ext 5289

Year 7 Form Tutor (7R3) Letter Mr Callaghan

Year 7 Form Tutor (7C2) Letter Mr Harrison

Year 7 Form Tutor (7T1) Letter Miss Lochan

Year 7 Form Tutor (7T3) Letter Miss Ruksar

New Year 7 Transition Arrangements 2022/23

We are excited to welcome your child to George Salter Academy. We understand the transition to Secondary school can be a daunting prospect and one we want to support you and your child in. In the build up to Transition we have a number of processes to make the transition process as smooth as possible. Over the Summer term you will receive more information regarding transition, we intend to do this gradually to not overwhelm you with information. You will soon receive an email and welcome letter with more information and we would ask that you also please keep up to date with the Academy website, social media and correspondence where updates will be shared.

In preparation for your child’s arrival, we would ask that you please follow the link below to complete your child’s admission forms to George Salter Academy. Please ensure this is completed by Friday 1st July 2022.

Two Induction Days for your child will be held on Wednesday 5th July and Thursday 6th July 2022.  Further details of arrival and departure times will be communicated in due course.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided, free of charge on these two days, however; students are welcome to bring their own packed lunch.  Normal school uniform (as per primary school) should be worn for these days and your child will also require trainers to be packed in their bags for some PE based activities.

Some students, such as those with additional learning requirements or those attending as the solo child from their school, may be invited to an additional day at the Academy on Tuesday 4th July 2022, to aid their transition. This will be by invitation only and, if applicable, you will receive details after half term.

A Welcome Evening has also been arranged for Wednesday 5th July. At this evening, you will have the opportunity to meet the Principal, Year 7 progress leader, student welfare manager and other key staff in the academy including your child’s form tutor.

We can confirm that uniform will be available to purchase at the Welcome Evening from ‘Clive Marks Schoolwear’. This can also be purchased from the ‘Clive Marks’ Website by following the link below. If you do purchase uniform prior to the ‘Welcome Evening’ we would ask that you DO NOT purchase a school tie as this will be gifted to your child during the transition week where they will find out what house they will be in.

We would encourage those eligible to complete the Free School Meals Application by following the link below:

Many thanks and we look forward to welcoming you to GSA.

Kind regards,

Transition Team