Year 6-7 Transition

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September 2020

Information to help parents/carers and students can be found on this page.  As well as useful documents for download and dates there are links to relevant information on our website. You can also contact us by email.

Transition Blog

A special blog written by our Year 7 Manager for Year 6 students joining us for Year 7 in September.
25
Sep

Open Event: A Time of Choices

Heart of England have been holding a Virtual Open Week during 21-25 September for those seeking to join us for Year 7 in September 2021. We have been unable to host live events and to welcome visitors and potential students to the school so a dedicated area of our website is set up to provide...
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09
Jul

Subject Focus: Computer Science and History

Computer Science Hello, we’d like to welcome you to Heart of England School and to our Computer Science department. In Computer Science we like to learn about … Computers! How they are built: what is inside them – hardware How that works: with switches that are on or off How to make them do things...
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08
Jul

Subject Focus: Maths, Geography and Languages

Mathematics We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Maths Department at Heart of England. Maths at Heart of England is fun, rewarding, and challenging all at the same time. Do not worry if you find Maths difficult or you find it too easy; we have something for everyone. During the summer holidays, we...
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07
Jul

Teaching Groups Explained: Year 6-7 Transition

Year 7 Manager Mrs Yates gives an explanation of our teaching groups at Heart of England which is one of the ways students are put into classes at our school. When you join Year 7 you are placed into a teaching group. This is just another name for a class and I know you have...
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06
Jul

Subject Focus: Drama and Religious Studies

Drama Some of you may have some experience of Drama already; you may have been in a school play, or been part of an extra-curricular Drama group. Some of you may not have had experience of Drama at all – not to worry, we will all be starting from the same point in our Drama...
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05
Jul

This Week it’s Transition Year 6-7 Week!

Welcome to our first ever Virtual Transition Week! Visit our Transition Page each day this week and you will be able to see assemblies, find out more about the subjects you will be learning when you come to Heart of England and have a go at some challenges set by the subject departments.  It’s all...
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05
Jul

Subject Focus: PE, English and Art

Art Welcome to all of you who will be joining us in Year 7. We are very much looking forward to meeting you! The Art Department at Heart of England is a fun, vibrant, friendly and enthusiastic team. We are all passionate about Art and love helping students to develop their artistic skills and creativity....
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22
Jun

Core Values

Hello. Today I want to tell you about our Core Values. These are the guiding principles which, together with our CALM Behaviour policy, help us all to be safe and happy in school as well as helping us to achieve the very best we can at Heart of England. When you join our school you...
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11
Jun

Year 6: Introduction to our Houses

Hello again and thank you for joining me for this second Year 6 blog post. Today I want to tell you about our Houses at Heart of England.  I know that some of you have houses at your current schools but not everyone will know what they are and how they work.  If you look...
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22
May

Hello Year 6!

Our Transition Co-ordinator, Mrs Yates introduces herself to Year 6 students joining us is September with her very first blog post! Welcome to this blog which is specially for our new Year 7 students—yes that’s you! I’m Mrs Yates and you may remember that I wrote to you a few weeks ago when I heard...
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