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Year 6/7 transition timetable

Silverdale School transition events 2019-20
(for entry in September 2020)

Open evening for parents/carers and pupils

The annual Open Evening for students and their families takes place on Thursday 3 October from 6pm until 8pm. An opportunity to come and visit our school and meet members of staff and students.

Feeder school presentations

Presentation for prospective Silverdale parents and Y6 students:

  • Dobcroft Junior School: Monday 16 September 2019 6.00 – 7.00pm
  • Ecclesall Primary School: Tuesday 17 September 2019 7.30pm – 8.00pm
  • Sharrow Primary School: to be confirmed
  • Springfield Primary School: w/c 23 September to be confirmed
Transition events for Year 6:
September 2019 – March 2020

The transition team will organise a range of events for pupils to come and visit Silverdale and experience activities and lessons here, particularly with our feeder schools.

Welcome packs sent to parents/carers of accepted pupils:
March 2020

If your child is accepted into Silverdale, you will receive a Welcome Pack from the school with further information regarding admissions and the Transition process.

Uniform evening for parents/carers & pupils:
tuesday 28 april 2020, 4pm - 7pm

An opportunity to come and buy Silverdale uniform from our suppliers. Silverdale staff will be available to answer any questions regarding uniform and equipment. Drop in whenever suits you. Silverdale PTA (Parents' and Teachers' Association) will also be there, selling refreshments and welcoming new parents. Find out more about our uniform at our uniform page.

Transition team visits to pupils' primary schools: 
March to June 2020

A member of the Transition Team will come to visit each pupil at their Primary school in order to give them more information about Silverdale. They will also meet with each pupils’ Year 6 teacher in order to gain more
information about them.

SEN coffee morning for parents/carers & pupils:
By invitation only, date & time TBC

Please join us at this event where we will welcome the parents of SEND children. It is an opportunity to meet the team, learn about the support available and to ask any questions about inclusion at Silverdale. Please be aware that this is only for the parents of children with an EHCP and parents of children on the SEN register. Please speak to your child’s primary SENCO if you are unsure about this.

Induction evening for parents/carers and pupils:
Monday 22 june 2020, 6pm - 8pm

This is a very important evening where pupils meet their new form group and form tutor, and spend the evening doing lots of fun activities to help them get to know other students in their form. Parents receive a presentation from the Head of School and Head of Year 7.

Transition days:
monday 29 & tuesday 30 june 2020, 9am - 3pm

Two days for all of our new pupils to come and experience life at Silverdale. Pupils will spend more time with their form and will also experience a range of lessons and activities to help them feel prepared and excited for their move up to Silverdale.

Summer School 2020: 
W/C 27 JULY 2020 & W/C 17 AUGUST 2020 (provisional)

Two weeks of fun activities in the summer holiday for students joining us in September 2020.

start of year 7:
September 2020, date tbc