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Transition (Y6 - Y7)


Transition from Primary to Secondary school

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to The Priory Ruskin Academy.  At the academy, we believe that a smooth, positive and exciting transition from Year 6 to Year 7 is crucial for a confident start at secondary school.  The information below aims to support you and your child through this process.


Starting at Ruskin in September

For year 7, we request that students arrive for a 9.05 start using the front entrance of the Academy; departure time will be 3.20 p.m.

LETTER:  Starting school in September                                        Coming soon

LETTER:  SIMs Pay Account                                                               Coming soon


Transition Video for Year 6                                                                  click here

Inclusion video                                                                                           click here

House system video                                                                                click here 



Transition Timeline                                                                                  click here


Student Support

Transition  Booklet (inc. uniform)                                                       Coming soon

Frequently asked questions                                                               click here

Equipment List                                                                                           click here

Ruskin Map                                                                                                  click here

What to do if...                                                                                             click here

Timetable                                                                                                      click here

Transition support material                                                                  click here

Transition Activities                                                                                  click here

Barnardo`s Guide - Stepping in to Secondary                            click here

Ruskin Values planner 2021/22                                                          Coming soon  

Ruskin Reader Challenge 2021                                                          Coming soon

You will be given a copy of the Ruskin Values planner in September 2020)


General Information

Free School Meals                            

School Transport                              

Guidance on how to set up `SIMSpay`  - online payment facility           click here



Subject Specific Y6 - 7 Transition Work 

Please find below a maths and English pack which we hope will engage your child and prepare them for the start of Year 7.   We will post all three documents to the Year 6 students in July.   We are looking forward to seeing the work at the start of September.

1  Maths Transition Booklet  Summer 2021                                                      Coming soon

2  English Transition Booklet Summer 2021                                                     Coming soon

3  Ruskin Values book  - optional activity booklet                                          Coming soon