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Year 6 Transition

Transition Manager and Head of Year 7 - Mr Dan Milner


telephone 01480 375700 extension 5818

Transition and Year 7 Student Support Officer - Mrs Esther Ormston 


telephone 01480 375700 extension 5826

Lower School Administrator - Mrs Nicola Darbyshire


telephone 01480 375700 extension 5766 or direct dial 01480 420522

SEN Transition Co-ordinator - Mrs Jill Nairne-Clark


telephone 01480 375700 extension 5813

Medical Needs Co-ordinator - Mr Simon Parker


telephone 01480 375700 extension 5763


Key Dates

5th October 2017 - Year 6 Information Evening from 5.30 pm until 7.30 pm

31st October 2017 - Application deadline for secondary school choices, apply on line from 12th September 2017

1st March 2018 - Offer letters / emails sent by the LEA. If you have applied on line you will be able to view your child's school offer by using the on line facility on this date

It is important that you accept your childs place by ringing or emailing the Lower School (telephone 01480 420522 or If you do not, admissions reserve the right to withdraw the place in order to offer it to another child

If you do not wish to accept the school place offered, you must ensure you inform the local authority. This can be done by completing the refusal slip attached to the offer letter and returning it to the Admissions Team

Admissions Team
The Octagon
Castle Hill

Telephone: 0345 045 1370
Fax: 01223 727 941

March 2018 - Admission and Medical Forms posted home by Hinchingbrooke. Please note these forms need completing and returning to the Lower School Office as final confirmation of taking up your childs place for September 2018, these must be received before the Taster Days

March/April 2018 - SEN Transition Co-ordinator and Student Support Officer meet with SENCo and Headteacher

May 2018 - Transition Manager and Student Support Officer meet with Year 6 students

June (end) 2018 - Information pack including form group allocation sent home to parents / students

26th and 27th June 2018 - Pre-Taster Mornings (by invitation only). Timings 9.20 am until 10.50 am

3rd, 4th and 5th July 2018 - Taster Days

3rd July primaries will organise the transportation of students on this day. Timings of the school 9.30 am until 2.30 pm

4th and 5th July students will make their way to and from school in the method that they will be using in September - please note if you child is going to be using a school bus there is no need for a bus pass the drivers are aware of the arrangement. Timings of the school day 8.45 am until 3.30 pm

5th July 2018 - Parent Taster Evening 6.00 pm until 8.00 pm

Please note that we do not follow the tradition of houses within families.

If your child will be travelling on a school bus next year, Education Transport - Cambridgeshire County Council automatically generate a pass which is posted home with a covering letter.

Education Transport Team
Box No. SH1013
Shire Hall

Telephone: 0345 045 5208

Parent Mail is set up in September, you will be sent a letter with a code to verify your account by our Communications team. You will then be sent locker information to apply for a locker. 

You will be advised which MFL your child is studying in the September.

On the first few days of term please send your child with cash if they are accessing school meals, as their cashless catering account will not have been set up in time.