Joining Penrice: Transition Hub

Welcome to the Penrice Transition Hub, for pupils and their parents who plan on starting with us in September 2023. Regular updates will be posted on this page to keep all parents updated regarding the transition process.

We understand that this can be both an exciting and nerve-racking time, but please rest assured that we are here to make the transition process as smooth as possible and help all pupils settle happily into Penrice Academy.

Things to look forward to

Welcome Days
Summer Term, dates to follow.
You will spend time getting to know Penrice and experiencing a range of subject specialist learning, meeting your Year 7 tutor and making new friends within your Year 7 tutor group.

Welcome Evening
Summer Term, date to follow.
You will have the opportunity to show your parents to your new tutor room, introduce them to your tutor and your parents will find out everything they need to know about supporting you to excel at Penrice Academy.

Personal Development and Character
Built on our core values of Pride, Respect and Success, you will experience a breadth of opportunities to help you develop your character and flourish into a confident, well-rounded and independent young adult. Find out more here.

From September 2023, after school each day, you will have the opportunity to choose from the massive range of enrichment activities called Penrice+ as well as taking part in numerous other extra-curricular opportunities. Find out more here.

Parents of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or on the pathway

We plan on running advanced Parent Cafes for parents/carers of incoming Year 7 students with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder or on the pathway. Such events present informal opportunities 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. Dates to follow.


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.