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Year 6 Transition

If you are due to start at The Burgess Hill Academy, then this page is just for you. We know how daunting starting secondary school can be so we have put together some important pieces of information to support you along the way. Whether you are worried about making new friends, finding your way around or even having to remember all the names of your new teachers we want to make the process as smooth and easy as possible. Ultimately it is a very exciting time for you and we hope the information you find on this page can be of support to you . 

Year 6-into-7 key dates

March - Offer letter received
March - Welcome letter sent from principal
March - Deadline for accepting school place
June - School visit from transition leader and Year 7 buddies
July - Year 6 parents information evening 

Transition Tips

Moving from primary school to secondary school can be scary.

Here are our top tips to help you with your transition to The Burgess Hill Academy in September.

A Familiar Face

We know taking that first step into the unknown can be tough and how important it can be to welcomed to your new school family by a familiar face. 

Mr Pownceby is our Assistant Principal, and he looks forward to meeting all of you in September.

Frequently Asked Questions