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DIARY DATES

Tuesday 19th November - Individual School Photos

Tuesday 19th November - Parents Evening

Wednesday 20th November - Parents Evening

Thursday 28th November - Lions Trip to M&S

Thursday 28th November - Eagles Netball @ Campsmount

Thursday 28th November - Yorkshire Day Meal

Wednesday 4th December - Bags2School Collection

Wednesday 4th December - Planting Party

   Starfish 13:00-14:00

   Dolphins 9:15-10:15

   Lions 14:00-15:00

   Eagles 11:00-12:00

Thursday 5th December - Lions Netball @ Campsmount

Monday 9th December @ 14:00 - EYFS Nativity

Tuesday 10th December - Pantomime Trip

Thursday 12th December @ 14:00 - KS1 Play

Thursday 12th December - Christmas Dinner

Thursday 12th December - Went Valley Pre-School and Breakfast Club Closed

Wednesday 18th December @ 13:30-14:30 - Sing-A-Long 

Wednesday 18th December @ 14:30 - Christmas Fair

Friday 20th December - Christmas Jumper Day

Friday 20th December - School Closes

 

 

 

NOTICES 

If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.

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If your child is due to start Reception in September 2020, please read the letter below regarding your application.

September 2020 Admissions

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Please make sure all children have their PE kits on Wednesdays and the below;

Dolphins - Fri

Lions - Tue, Thu

Eagles - Mon, Fri

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 Information regarding our current Y6's applying for secondary schools can be found here.

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Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Year 6 pupils can be found below.

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Info Leaflet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transition to Year 7

Year 6 is a very important time for the children and one of our aims at Kirk Smeaton C of E Primary School is to prepare them for the next stage in their school career. The move from Year 6 to Year 7 can be daunting but also very exciting and we work alongside the local secondary schools to make this transition as smooth and stress-free as possible.

The main secondary schools that we feed to are:

-Campsmount Academy

-Brayton Academy

- Snaith High School

 

Kirk Smeaton C of E School is based in North Yorkshire therefore our main feeder school is Brayton Academy.  Most of our children usually go to our local High School, Campsmount Academy, this is classed as a South Yorkshire school. 
The process starts at the beginning of Year 6 when the schools visit the children to explain the types of changes they can expect and all the opportunities that will be on offer.

The Year 6 teachers liaise closely with these schools to create a profile of assessment data and transition needs for each child. Each send a representative member of staff to meet the children and discuss with them what their new school will be like.
During the summer term all Year 6 children attend their prospective secondary schools for a Transition Day where they meet their form tutors and take part in lessons.  During Year 5 and 6, the children are also involved in different activities led by the schools, which help in the transition process e.g. drama, workshops and sports events.

We have close links with some of the private settings, Wakefield School Foundation and Ackworth School.


How do I apply?

When your child begins Year 6, you will automatically be sent a letter with information of how to apply for the school of your choice.  If you are considering private education, you will need to contact the school directly.


Children with Special Educational Needs

If your child has special educational needs we strongly urge parents to consider secondary school transition when your child is in Year 5. It is encouraged that parents visit the school earlier than normal and meet with the special needs coordinator if possible. Staff at Kirk Smeaton  C of E School will offer support to parents.