Year 6 / 7 Transition Information

Please find detailed below a copy of the timeline of events for the Year 6 / 7 transition process:

Entry September 2019 Event Further Information
September 2018 Parents of Year 6 students living in Peterborough receive booklet from local authority and can start to apply Link to Admissions to Admissions Booklet:

Wednesday 10th October 2018 Open Evening (6 pm until 8 pm) for Year 5 and 6 students and their parents Postcard copy for website
Friday 12th October 2018 Open Morning (9am until 11 am)
31st October 2018 Deadline for applications. All applications must be made online by visiting: . Local libraries, council offices and most schools have public access computers where you can access the website.  Most primary schools will help you access the on-line system if you do not have a home computer, smart phone or ipad. Alternatively contact  Mrs S Oates on 01733 368386 to make an appointment to complete the online application at Nene Park Academy
1st March National Offer Day. E-mail confirmation of place received from local authority Place to be accepted via Nene Park Academy by contacting Mrs A Astill by phoning 01733 368313.
From 1st March Unsuccessful applications If you have not received a place and wish to appeal Contact Mrs S Oates on

01733 368386.

2nd March Letter confirmation of place received from local authority Place to be accepted via Nene Park Academy by contacting Mrs A Astill by phoning 01733 368313.
5th March Welcome letter from NPA sent to Year 6 parents whose children have places Welcome Letter
15th March Deadline for accepting a place Any place not accepted by this deadline will be withdrawn.
March PGL Trip Letter sent to parents of students accepting a place at Nene Park Academy PGL Invitation letter - Mar 18
29th March Deadline for Appeal Application Appeals must be received by this date to be heard within 40 school days.
June Mr E Stokes and Mrs A Astill make school visits to meet with all the new students
Mid June Invitation to Moving Up Days letter received by all parents accepting a place at Nene Park Academy This letter also gives details of the house and tutor group that the child will be.

Please refer to Admission Documentation.

Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th July Moving up days The Year 6s meet their tutors and other members of their tutor groups as well as experiencing NPA lessons
Wednesday 3rd July Year 6 Parents’ Evening Parents meet the tutors and house teams and learn about life at NPA
Wednesday 4th September First day of term Students should come prepared with PE Kit and other equipment for first day of term.  They will be given their timetable.
By Friday 20th September Phone call from tutor Tutors will phone Year 6 parents with information on how their child is settling into Nene Park Academy
September PGL Trip Parents’ information evening  PGL Parents’ Information Evening letter (to follow)
Date TBC PGL Trip This is an opportunity for new Year 7 students to make new friends.
Year 7 Tutor Evening Parents informal meeting with tutors to update on how students have settled in.
Year 7 Parents’ Evening Opportunity to discuss academic progress with class teachers.  A letter will be sent to parents informing them of the evening and when the online booking system opens.  This is usually 2 weeks before the parents’ evening.  Link to Parents’ evening letter.