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Year 6-7 transition timetable

Silverdale School transition events 2020-21
(for entry in September 2021)

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we cannot follow our usual transition timetable. However, if things change, we will update this page with the latest information.

 
Welcome packs sent to parents/carers of accepted pupils:
March 2021

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:
tbc

This event is usually held in April - May. We have yet to confirm if it will take place this year.

Find out more about our uniform at our uniform page.

 

Transition team visits to pupils' primary schools: 
tbc

This usually happens from March to June. We have yet to confirm if it will take place this year.

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:
tbc

This usually happens in the spring term. We have yet to confirm if it will take place this year.

At this event 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:
tbc

This usually happens in June. We have yet to confirm if it will take place this year.

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:
tbc

This usually happens in June. We have yet to confirm if it will take place this year.

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: 
tbc

This usually happens in July and August. We have yet to confirm if it will take place this year.

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

 

 

start of year 7:
Monday 6 September 2021.

The 2 and 3 September 2021 will be Inset Days when the school is closed to students for staff training.

 

 

Silverdale School transition events 2021-22
(for entry in September 2022)

***** Please note that these events may change format, eg. become online events, if the rules about social distancing continue. *****

information about school admissions process:
july 2021

Sheffield City Council should be sending information about the secondary admissions process to families of children in Year 5 in July 2020.

Feeder school presentations:
dates tbc

Presentation for prospective Silverdale parents and Y6 students:

  • Dobcroft Junior School: to be confirmed
  • Ecclesall Primary School: to be confirmed
  • Sharrow Primary School: to be confirmed
  • Springfield Primary School: to be confirmed
Open evening for parents/carers and pupils:
thursday 30 september 2021

The annual Open Evening for students and their families usually takes place later September/early October. An opportunity to come and visit our school and meet members of staff and students. This could be an in-person or virtual event.

deadline for applications:
october 2021

The deadline for applications via Sheffield City Council is usually in mid October.

Welcome packs sent to parents/carers of accepted pupils:
March 2022

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:
date tbc

Find out more about our uniform at our uniform page.

Transition team visits to pupils' primary schools: 
March to June 2022

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 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:
date tbc

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:
dates tbc

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 2021: 
dates tbc

Two weeks of fun activities in the summer holiday for students joining us in September 2022.

start of year 7:
date tbc