Joining Penrice: Transition 2020

Transition 2020

Welcome to the Year 6 pupils who will be joining us at Penrice Academy in September and welcome also to the parents and carers of those September starters. This page of the website is for you and it is here that you will find information about transition. Please watch Mrs Taylor’s video above for an overview of the process and key dates and keep an eye on this page as further information will be added over the coming weeks.

Key Dates


Week beginning 22nd June:  Welcome Packs to be sent home.   

These will contain all the information parents need to know about starting at Penrice Academy, including the allocated Tutor Group.   This pack will also contain important information about our ‘virtual’ Parent / Tutor Evening.


Friday 3rd July:  A short film for parents will be available to view here on this page detailing key information about the transition to Penrice Academy.


Monday 6th July 3:30pm to 7pm:  Virtual Parent/Tutor Evening.   

This will give all parents an opportunity to talk via a telephone call to their child’s tutor – full details for this will be included in the Welcome Pack.


Tuesday 7th July:  Virtual Welcome Day.   

Year 6 will be able to access this day either at the Primary School or at home via the ‘Virtual Welcome Day 2020’ page of our website – click here to visit the page.

Year 7 Starters Data Capture and Consents Form

Please follow the below link to complete an essential information document.
This document will enable us to ensure all our contact information is accurate, enable you to choose a suitable time for the Parent / Tutor evening call, choose which Modern Foreign Language your child would like to study and pre-book a locker. Please do contact us if you have any problems accessing this document. The deadline for completion is 30th June.

Please click here to go to the online form

Year 6 Transition – Parent Information Video
Welcome Booklet 2020

A copy of the Welcome Booklet is included in the Welcome Pack posted to all September 2020 starters.  A downloadable copy is also available from the Downloads section below.

Student Uniform Information Video


Queries or Concerns

If you are a parent/carer of a Year 6 student joining us in September and have any queries or concerns, please contact Kirsty Taylor, Head of Year 7 and Transition Lead on

Please visit our ‘Virtual Welcome Day 2020’ page by clicking here, to take part in the Welcome Day activities from home.