Joining Penrice: Transition Hub

Welcome to the Penrice Transition Hub, for pupils and their parents who plan on starting with us in September 2022. Please watch the below information video which shares further detail about upcoming key dates for your child.


Key Contacts

Mr Paul Johnson
Head of Year 7 for September 2022


Mrs Abby MacDonald
Operational SENDCo


Summary of Key Dates for 2022 Transition

  • Primary school visits by Penrice staff: 6th June – 21st June
  • SEND Transition Day: 29th June
  • Welcome Day: 4th July
  • Welcome Evening: 4th July
  • Welcome Meetings: 5th July – 15th July
  • Summer School: Dates TBC
  • First day of Year 7: Monday 5th September
Parents of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or on the pathway

On Wednesday 8th June and Monday 4th July, from 2-4pm, Penrice Academy will be holding a Parent Cafe for parents/carers of Penrice Year 7 students with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder or on the pathway.

The event is an informal opportunity for you as parents to visit the school, meet the team and view our setting and give you the chance to discuss any concerns that you may have.

To adhere to Covid safety measures, we will be operating an appointment system. In order to book into the Parent Cafe please follow this link:

Year 6 Welcome Booklet
Mr Johnson’s Summer Challenge

Mr Johnson’s Summer Experiences Challenge has been designed for the Year 6 pupils who are starting with us at Penrice in September and is full of enrichment ideas! You can download the PDF version of the challenge below, as well as finding lots of tips and tricks on how to reach the Gold award.


We take great pride in our uniform here at Penrice. You can find out everything you need to know and links to our suppliers on our uniform page.