Transition from primary school and transition for school leavers

What support does the academy offer for Year 6 students coming to the academy?

  • The Learning Support Manager/Assistant SENCO meets with Primary SENCO’s to transfer information
  • Main transition day visit – opportunity to meet other students and form tutor/head of house
  • Year 5 Transition day
  • Specialist transition visits can be requested for students with Special Educational Needs or vulnerable students and students can visit as many times as possible
  • The Learning Support Manager/Assistant SENCO attend Year Five and Year Six Annual Reviews/EHC reviews

What support is offered for students who are leaving?

  • Member of the Learning Support Team meet students to discuss transition options
  • College visits and taster days
  • Meetings with careers advisors
  • Specialist SEN careers event
  • Haywood Academy SEN Offer at City College (Employability and Life Skills)
  • Advice from the Learning Support Team during GCSE and A Level results day

What advice/support do you offer young people and their parents about preparing for adulthood?

  • The Prince’s Trust qualification offered at Key Stage 4
  • The travel training programme
  • Pre-Apprenticeship Learning with intu potteries
  • Residential
  • Positive academy ethos