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Joining Us in Year 7

Transition from Primary to Secondary

One of the biggest challenges that any student faces during their academic career is the transfer from primary to secondary school.  We are confident that we have an excellent transition programme to ensure that students settle in quickly and enjoy their first few weeks at Capital City Academy.  This includes close relationships with our feeder primary schools; opportunities for students to visit the Academy several times, for instance to watch school productions or take part in the community clubs and classes; a FREE summer school and an effective induction process to familiarise students and families with the Academy before and after their arrival.

If you have any queries about the transition programme please contact Gavin Kensit.

gkensit@capitalcityacademy.org


Please click on the expandable sections below for further information for those joining us in September 2022.

Year 6 Welcome Letter 2022

Please click on the link below to view a Welcome Letter sent to parents of Year 6s who have been offered a place to join us in Year 7 in September 2022.

Year 6 Welcome Letter 2022

Transition Events 2022

Transition Event

Date/ Time

Overview

National Offer Day

Monday 1st March

 

Coffee Morning & Student-led Tours

Wednesday 9th March

 

10am - 11am

All students offered a place at Capital are very welcome to join us, with their parents, for our coffee morning on Wednesday 9th March between 10 and 11am.  Parents and students will receive a tour of the school from current students and meet the Principal, Mrs Jeanes. Parents sign up for a time slot at https://cca-coffee-morning.eventbrite.co.uk/

Year 6 Interviews

Monday 6th June - Friday 10th June

 

9:15am-11:15am

Each student/parent will be sent a letter with their appointment time.  

Students must attend this interview with a parent and will meet a key member of staff from Capital City Academy to support the transition and registration process and answer any questions.  The student should bring a copy of their best piece of written work to this interview.

 

Online Parent Information Evening

 

Monday 27th June

 

5pm - 6pm

Parents will receive a presentation from key staff on the transition process, answer any questions about taster day or summer school and go through some of the policies and procedures at Capital City Academy.

Year 6 Taster Day

 

Wednesday 29th June

 

8:30am - 2:30pm

Students will attend Capital City Academy and meet their peers and their Learning Advisor.  They will spend a day experiencing life as a Capital City Academy Student. All details will be emailed to parents directly.

Arts Exhibition

Tuesday 5th July

3:30pm - 6pm

All of our new Year 7 students and their families are invited to attend our summer Arts Exhibition which showcases GCSE, A-level and UAL work from all the arts, Media & Catering students. It is a wonderful, informal event and will be another opportunity to get familiar with our Capital Community.

SHINE

Summer School

Monday 25th July - Friday 29th July

All of our new Year 7 students are invited to attend our SHINE Summer School. Students will take part in a range of activities throughout the week including sport, cooking, Numeracy Ninjas, computing, art and much much more! Flyers will be produced to share with parents.

 

Coffee Morning - Wednesday 9th March 2022 (10-11am)

All students offered a place at Capital are very welcome to join us, with their parents, for our coffee morning on Wednesday 9th March between 10 and 11am. Parents and students will receive a tour of the school from current students and meet the Principal, Mrs Jeanes. 

Please sign up for a time slot using the Eventbrite listing HERE.

Year 7 Induction Booklet 2022

Transition Information Video

We are hoping to do all our transition events live this year however you may find watching our Transition Information video from last year useful too.

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