Letter sent via email to current Year 5 Parents/Carers
07 July 2020
Normally at this time of year I would be inviting you into school to explain the process for applying for a secondary school place for your child.
Unfortunately in the present circumstances that is not possible.
However I have attached a link to the presentation that I would have shown you. I have also attached a copy of the slides.
The most important thing you must do is ensure that you complete the online application and submit it by the 31st October 2020.
Although I know many of you have a specific school that you want to send your child to, please do not just list this school. Put this school as your first choice but you must also list 5 other possible schools. If you think your child is likely to go to a grammar school you must list grammar school/s as your first choice/choices.
As you can see from the presentation the local authority is trying to delay the transfer test as far into the Autumn Term as they can. If you do not want your child to take the test you just need to inform me by email. It is entirely your choice.
If you have any questions or concerns about secondary transfer please contact the office and I will get back to you as soon as I can.