Year 7 Transition, 2021
Welcome to Year 7 at Prendergast Vale School
I am delighted to welcome you to Prendergast Vale School and that you have chosen to join our school community. You are about to start a new chapter in both your academic life and personal growth.
We all work incredibly hard to ensure you feel both supported and challenged in all of your lessons, encouraging you to stretch yourself and develop as an independent learner.
I can reassure you that you have an amazing journey ahead of you, with so many opportunities to come - from meeting life long friends to visiting new places, discovering hidden talents and finding your passion.
We look forward to welcoming each and every one of you as you embark on this new adventure.
Mrs E. Dello Buono
Head of MFL and Curriculum Enrichment
Welcome From the Head of Year
Miss K Douglas will be your child's Head of Year 7 in September and would like to virtually welcome you to our school community.
Online taster lessons
We're excited to bring you a selection of taster lessons from our Faculty Leaders.
Please see below to explore some of the things your child will be learning when they join Prendergast Vale.
Maths - Negative Numbers in Context
Maths - Order and Absolute Value
Religious Studies - Ancient Peoples
Spanish - El Patrimonio Cultural (Cultural Heritage)
Music - Welcome to your Music Lessons
Design Technology & Food Technology - Preparation for Lessons
Computer Science - How Does a Computer Work
Science - Solids, Liquids and Gases
Suggested reading list
We've put together a reading list for our new Year 7 students. Please take a look here.
Instrumental lessons from Sept 2021
Mrs Gerogiadou, Curriculum Leader for Music, warmly invites you to learn more about the instrumental lessons we offer at Prendergast Vale.
Your child has the opportunity to undertake lessons in violin, cello, guitar, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, drums, piano and voice tuition.
If you would like your child to begin instrumental lessons in the new academic year, please watch the presentation below and complete the registration form (which includes payment information) and return via email to email@example.com by Friday 16 July.
Instrumental lessons 2021 - presentation
Communications from the school
Summer School 2021 - Registration Form
Upcoming secondary transition events, 02.07.21
Transition Newsletter cover letter 2
Secondary Transition Newsletter, 2nd Edition
Transition Newsletter cover letter 1
Secondary Transition Newsletter, 1st Edition
Useful links for Secondary transition
Hachette Schools - Transition Resources for Year 6 pupils
BBC Celebrity Tips for Starting Secondary School
Hachette Schools - Year 6 Transition Project
Ten ways for parents to help children cope with change