Year 6 Transition FAQs

What events are there leading up to transition to St Anne’s Academy?

There will be a ‘Welcome and Information Evening for Families’ via ‘Teams’ on Thursday 11th March.

When is transition?

Transition Day is in July, we will write to you with full details of the exact dates as soon as the final details are confirmed.
Our priority is to ensure Year 6 will have an undisturbed transition process. Please be assured the Year 7 Team are in communication with all our feeder primary schools and are gathering information to ensure all children have a smooth start. You can keep up to date via our Website.
What will happen if there is no transition day before September?
School will communicate any updates with you in accordance with government guidelines as soon as possible via letter and on our website.

How can I prepare?

Moving to secondary school can be a daunting time for both children and their parents. One of the keyways to prepare your child for transition is to develop their independence skills. This includes encouraging them to gather and pack their own equipment ready for school or other activities, managing time and money, looking after their belongings and development of strategies to use if something goes wrong.
On the website, there are activities for your child to complete which will allow them to familiarise themselves with St Anne’s Academy values and subjects they will be undertaking in September.

Where can we purchase the uniform from?

Our uniform providers are Broadbents on Long Street in Middleton.

What shoes and bag should I be looking for?

Your child should wear a sensible black leather/leather type shoe that can be polished. No trainers, boots or heels.

How do I contact the school? 

All contact details can be found on the school website.

St Anne’s Academy number is 0161 643 2643.