We are delighted you are considering choosing Stationers’ Crown Woods for your secondary education and look forward to officially welcoming you to our Academy family and celebrating your successes and achievements over the next seven years!
Our aim is to ensure your journey from primary to secondary school is as smooth and worry-free as possible. We fully understand that it can be a stressful time for you and your parent/carers and we will do everything possible to address and minimise any concerns you may have. We have a very comprehensive transition programme lead by Ms McKee who you will be meeting in the Spring and Summer term of 2018.
We are guided by our Values, Vision & Mission in everything we do and these will become very familiar to you. Please be reassured that your success and happiness is our number one priority, we know that teenage years can be challenging at times but by working together with you and your parents/carers we can guide, support, instill self-belief and resilience, to help you realise your dreams. We very much look forward to meeting you all.
31st October 2017: It is essential you complete and return your Secondary Common Application Form to your home local authority. You must also complete and return the Supplementary Application form to our Academy.
25th & 28th November 2017: General Assessment Test. This will be held at Stationers Crown Woods Academy. You will be informed of the date and time of your test in advance via email or telephone. The test requires no advance preparation on your part.
1st March 2018: National Offer Day. Letters will be posted to your home address from your Local Authority informing you of which secondary school you have been allocated.
15th March 2018: It is essential you meet the Local Authority deadline to confirm your offer of a place with us. We have a very long waiting list so please do let the Local Authority know if you have accepted a place at an alternative secondary school.
Tuesday 3rd July 2018 : 5pm – 6.45pm Welcome and Information Evenings for Parents/Carers and Students You will receive an invitation to attend one of these evenings where you will meet your Head of School and some of the subject and pastoral staff who will be teaching and supporting you. You will be given an Information Booklet which we hope will answer many questions you may have about Academy life.
Wednesday 4th July 2018: 9am – 2.30pm Welcome Day for all new students. To help you settle into your new school, you will spend a day with us getting to know your teachers, making new friends and familiarising yourself with your new school environment.
Nurture Days will also be held in July for some students who may benefit from additional time in their new school to support their journey from primary to secondary. We will contact parents/carers individually to discuss this additional option.
Tuesday 4th September 2018: Your First Day! The Academy day begins at 08.10 but you need to arrive by 8am to ensure you are punctual. Breakfast is served in our restaurant from 7.30am. Staff and Student Leaders will take you to your tutor room and you will be given your Student Planner and timetable and meet your lovely tutors.