Year 6

Welcome

From the very first day of securing a place here, our Moreton students embark on an exciting journey to prepare for their future lives. Our belief is that every child should be treated as an individual. We deliver a first class, knowledge-rich education not only within the curriculum and classroom but also within the wealth of experiences on offer here. Our students are offered the chance to visit Universities, businesses, meet inspiring people and learn those all-important life and social skills, all of which ensure we are providing them with the very best life chances. We guide and nurture their ambitions and enhance the character development of each individual child.

At Moreton, we recognise the importance of the well-being of each student. As well as having a large Pastoral Team as a main point of contact, each year group is allocated an Attainment and Standards leader to ensure students make the expected progress, within form time students receive daily pastoral care as well as taking part in challenging and thought provoking activities such as;, Developing Literacy skills, love of reading and most recently exploring cultural capital. Students also have the opportunity to use their voices and opinions to make a positive change within the school and the community, by being a member of one of the four sub-committees on the Amethyst Prefect student council; Teaching and learning, Careers and the future, Community and Rewards.

For the fourth year running, Forest Schools remains a key part of the curriculum in Key stage 3. All students in years 7 and 8 participate in weekly lessons delivered in the great outdoors. The core focus is on the development of personal, social and emotional life skills.

As well as this, we offer an extensive catalogue of extra-curricular clubs suitable for every child to thrive in. From Library club to Science club, Rock Band to Football, Dance to Chess to name but a few – there is something that every student can enjoy.

We welcome you to our school to see for yourself how we bring education to life and provide our students with the very best life chances.

Getting to know you sessions

Mrs Evans and the year 7 leadership team will be either visiting your child at their primary school or inviting them to Moreton School to take part in team building activities and sessions. The focus of these sessions are to familiarise your child with key teachers and members of staff within the school and understand the expectations of the school whilst making friends with their fellow peers. Activities include building on communication, preparation and settling in. The sessions also enable us to ‘get to know’ your child individually and tailor set groups, transition activities and the key stage 3 curriculum for the very best start here at Moreton School.

Dates of these sessions will be communicated to families personally.

Afternoon Tea Meet and Greet

We usually hold an afternoon tea for you all during the summer term. It is usually a chance to get to know staff, ask any questions and relieve any worries you may have. Therefore, we have decided to hold a virtual afternoon tea.

The virtual afternoon Tea will be uploaded on our website on Monday 18th May 12pm. The virtual afternoon tea will allow you to get to know the transition team, enjoy baking some wonderful delights from our chosen recipe’s and send over your questions to us. We hope you will be able to join us and if you would like to ask any questions then send them over to the following email:
hevans@aatrust.co.uk

 

Transition

Throughout this time the school has been following the guidance from the government and as you will be aware schools throughout England remain closed. At this moment in time, we do not have any more information than this and are unsure of when Schools are likely to reopen.

With this in mind, the transition days that were due to be held during 29th June- 1st July has been postponed. Obviously, we know that it is already a very anxious time for yourselves as parents/carers and also your children making the transition from Primary school to Secondary.

We will do our utmost to provide you with a smooth transition for your child moving forward. We are in the process of setting up online transition activities in preparation for continued closure which will be available through our website and once up and running we will inform you.

We usually hold an afternoon tea for parents/carers and future students in the Summer term and we are now in the process of planning a virtual afternoon tea for you all. Information will be shared in due course.
I would just like to thank you for your support during this time and we are very saddened that we are having to put our transition activities on hold.

In the meantime you can contact me on the following email; hevans@aatrust.co.uk
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
You can also follow us on twitter for more information or to see what Moreton is all about.
@Mrshevansasl
@MoretonSchool

Kind Regards
Mrs H.Evans
Assistant Headteacher – Transition

Transition Knowledge Book

We hope you are well and safe during this time. A letter with information about the virtual transition activities that will be taking place over the coming weeks is going out to all our new Year 7 family.  We have attached the first project your child can complete in preparation for their move to secondary school, just click on the link below to access it.

Transition Subject Projects

Each subject has created a small project for our new year 7 students, these can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

Year 7 Tour of the School

Year 6 Open Day

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