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Year 6 into Year 7 Transition

 

Mrs L Goldson

Assistant Principal: SEND & Transition

 

Welcome to our new students for September 2022. We very much look forward to you joining our school and over the next few weeks we will be uploading a series of videos including:

  • Interviews with our Academy Principal, Vice Principal and Head of Year 7 by our current Year 7 students
  • Information from our subject leaders about the topics you will learn when you join our school
  • Videos created by our Year 7 students to introduce you to our school, our buddy system and useful tips and hints about our restaurant, student timetables and how to tie a tie!
  • Dates for our Summer School in August and other exciting transition activities which will take place in May, June and July 2022

 

In the meantime, if you have any queries about joining our school, please don’t hesitate to contact me at goldsonl@ssscs.co.uk

New Year 7 Parents' Welcome Meeting

Parent Information Booklet

Mrs Goldson - Assistant Principal, Year 7 Transition

Ms Sanders - Head of Year 7

Mrs Lamberth - Assistant Principal

Mrs Pilcher - Key Stage 3 Pastoral Manager

How to tie a tie

 

Key Transition dates – New Year 7 students starting in September 2022

Please find below a timetable of transition events for our new Year 7s. 

 

EVENTLOCATIONTIMEDATE

Pages Schoolwear Shop opening for St Simon Stock pupils to purchase uniform

Granada House, 7-8 Lower Stone Street, Maidstone, ME15 6JR

Pages Schoolwear Shop Maidstone4.00pm to 7.30pm

Thursday 23rd June 2022

10% discount for full uniform purchases valid until 1st August 2022

Year 6 CATs Testing at St Simon Stock

Details to follow

SSSCS8.30am to 12.30pmSaturday 25th June 2022

Meet the Form Tutor.

Becoming a Pillar of St Simon Stock Catholic School

 

Our new students meet their new form group and enjoy a couple of hours getting to know each other; our Senior Prefect Team and our Year 7 form tutors.

For Parents – Pages Schoolwear will be in school with a Pop Up uniform shop

SSSCS3.30pm to 5.00pmMonday 4th July 2022

Year 6 into 7 Welcome Day, including lessons, lunch and Mass

SSSCS8.30am to 3.00pmThursday 7th July 2022

Pages Schoolwear Shop opening for St Simon Stock pupils to purchase uniform

Granada House, 7-8 Lower Stone Street, Maidstone, ME15 6JR

Pages Schoolwear Shop Maidstone4.00pm to 7.30pm

Tuesday 19th July 2022

10% discount for full uniform purchases valid until 1st August 2022

First day of term for Year 7SSSCS8.35am to 3.05pmMonday 5th September 2022

 

 

WELCOME TO YEAR 5 AND YEAR 6 PUPILS AND THEIR PARENTS/CARERS

 

The transition from primary school to secondary school can be an anxious time for many children and their parents/carers, especially with the current restrictions. Whether your child is in Year 6 and has been offered a place to join our Year 7 in September 2022, or your child is in Year 5 and you are interested in applying for a place in September 2023, rest-assured, our aim is to make your child's transition a positive and enjoyable experience. 

 

Year 7 2022-2023 Parent Information Booklet coming soon.

 

YEAR 5:

  • We welcome applications from families of Catholic and other Christian denominations, other faiths, and any other parents who seek and will support the Christian ethos of our school community. 
  • To read more about our admissions criteria please follow the link below.

Our Values

Faith in the presence of God

Concern for the poor and social justice

Quality education

Respect for all persons

Inclusive community

an awareness of the living presence of God in our world, and a calling to see the world through the eyes of faith

a calling to support the poor and victims of injustice, through community service and justice education

to provide an education that is second to none, so that our students will not just contribute to society, but will transform it

that we are all children of God and, as such, at the heart of our education we must respect the dignity of all persons

we respect and value diversity, which means that nobody is left out or left behind, and that we embrace the unique stories and qualities that each of us bring to the world.

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Trust Information

St Simon Stock Catholic School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Simon Stock Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.

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