New Starters Year 7 (Sept 2020)
Holy Family welcomes all our new Year 7 students joining us in September 2020!
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We are delighted you have chosen Holy Family Catholic High School for your secondary education and we look forward to working with all parents and students to ensure the next five to seven years are enjoyable, challenging and highly rewarding.
Our Transition Team, led by Mr Westbury (Assistant Headteacher) and Mr McTeague (Progress Leader Year 7), oversees the smooth transition of students from primary to secondary school on an annual basis. During the summer term we gain information from every primary school to learn more about your son/daughter. This close collaboration will enable us to fully understand your child’s progress, abilities, interests and friendship groups. Whilst we understand you may have comments regarding any one of these matters, often particularly with friendship groups, rest assured we will be able to harvest this information from your child’s Year 6 teacher. This transition planning process is well established and promotes a smooth and productive start to secondary school; we ask that you place your trust in this system which will be our sole source of information to guide our decision making for allocation of tutor groups.
Welcome Packs/Letters emailed
All parents are sent a welcome emails containing information about the transition and an important Student Admission Form which the school require to prepare your son/daughter’s records for September.
3rd August - Year 7 Transition Video
23rd July 2020 Information reminder letter and teacher pen portraits sent
12th July 2020 Year 7 Update Letter
Our usual uniform suppliers, Monkhouse, has re-opened, please read the Parent School Uniform Information for information on purchasing uniform. They are also taking online orders (https://www.monkhouse.com/c/2844/Holy-Family-High-School) although delivery is taking longer than usual. When purchasing uniform items for Year 7 please note our uniform requirements, particularly the details of which shoes we allow. This will ensure there are no issues when your child starts at Holy Family. You can find full details here.
Our PE kit suppliers, O'Neills, are now back taking online orders. If you wish to look at the PE kit please follow this website.
There will be 10% off available for new Y7 students during the following three weeks:
2nd-9th July, 27th July - 2nd August and 10th-16th August
Please see flyers for more information
School Meals Menu (example from 2019/20 academic year.)
Year 7 will be starting at Holy Family on Thursday 3rd September at 9.45am. School buses will be running on this day. Full details of this first day, and bus route details, will be confirmed to you during the summer holidays.
Transition Work - please try and work through before September
In addition to the transition booklet please access the Numerise website below. You will need to sign up, for free, and track you child’s engagement and progress to becoming ‘secondary ready’ by September.