Year 6 to Year 7 Transition

Welcome to John Port Spencer Academy. The information on this page will help you and your child with the transition process from Primary to Secondary school. It is also a valuable source of information for students and parents who are joining John Port Spencer Academy as in-year admissions.

The academy will contact parents directly by email during the transition process for your child. Please check your spam/junk email folder for any correspondence.

Please see the following useful links below:

There are some optional tasks for English, Maths and Science to help students with the transition from Primary to Secondary school. We do ask however, that the English task is completed as we do stick this into the front of their first English workbook. Our Primary Feeder Schools will complete this work within school.

John Port Spencer Academy are currently recruiting for a local governor. For more details and an application form please see the details below:

Uniform Direct has provided the following advice and information about buying uniform. Some helpful information about how to measure correctly is also included below.

If you require any printed copies, please let us know and this can be arranged for you if you email Details about safeguarding, SEND, Pupil Premium and other important information is available on the website.

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We strive to ensure that all students are happy at John Port Spencer Academy and a successful transition into Year 7 is a key part of this. If you have any questions about your child’s transition into Year 7, please email and we will be happy to help.