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Garth Hill College

Year 6 to 7 Transition

Welcome to Garth Hill College

We are delighted that you and your family will be joining us at Garth Hill College in September. 

As a school, we pride ourselves on educating the whole child and working closely with our local community. We are very much looking forward to working with you and your family to ensure you achieve your potential throughout your time at the school.

Mrs Hawkins (Acting Head of Pupil Care)

If you have any queries, please email Mrs Hawkins at transition@garthhillcollege.com

Transition Dates for you Diary

April – June

  • Primary visits - The Garth Hill transition team will meet with your child’s primary school to get to know your child really well including their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Website - The transition page on the GHC website will be regularly updated with useful information to support you child’s transition to GHC.
  • New Starter Booklet - We will be sharing a new starter booklet with you. This will have key information to help your start at GHC

July

  • 3July 2024 – Transition day 1 at GHC
  • 3 July 2024 Induction information Evening for parents/carers at GHC
  • 4 July – Transition day 2 at GHC
  • 4 July 2024 - Year 6 & 7 Disco
  • Additional transition for pupils identified as needing more support.

September

  • Start of term – There will be special arrangements for the start of term for all year 7 pupils to support their transition to the College
  • Meet the Tutor – There will be an opportunity for parents and carers to meet their child’s tutor and discuss their start at GHC.   

October

Visit to Oakwood - All of our year 7 pupils will attend a team-building session at Oakwood with their tutor and the rest of their tutor groups. This is an excellent opportunity for them to develop key skills and forge new friendships. 

Please note - Specific information about the events above will be shared with parent/carers in separate communications.

New Starter Booklet 2024

 Coming soon...

Year 7 Induction Evening presentation 2024

Coming soon...

Communications

Welcome letter from Mr Grainger

1st Parent Communication - 19 April 2024

College uniform

Stevensons summer 2024 appointments for fittings are live!

stevensons.co.uk/school-finder/garth-hill-college-bracknell

Book Your Appointment

 

stevensons uniform price list.pdf

The Induction Process - Mrs Renny (Assistant Principal)

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