On July 3rd, All Saints RC School in York opened its doors to the Year 6 children who will start at the school in September.
Assistant Head Teacher, Mr Matt Flanagan welcomed the new Year 7 intake to the school by introducing the day’s packed programme. Children were then split into their new forms before heading out to various taster activities, which included academic lessons, dance and drama workshops and alternative sports Dodgeball and Rocketball.
Matt Flanagan said, “Our annual Year 7 induction day is a fundamental part of the programme we design to prepare incoming students for a smooth transition from junior school. It is integral to our ethos of care and welfare support and we put a lot of effort into making all our new starters feel comfortable here. Our Year 7 intake this year is again drawn from 30 Primary or Junior schools. These schools are dispersed across a large geographical area with a radius of up to 25 miles from school, something we view as a wonderful compliment to the school whilst also embracing the responsibility that this brings in terms of the need for an impressive Transition Programme.
During the day, children can meet staff, make new friends and see their new learning environment. It’s wonderful to see the children immerse themselves in the experiences available to them. We look forward to welcoming them to All Saints after the summer break, when they begin the next step of their educational journey.”
To view images of the Induction Day, please click on the link: http://sirastudio.zenfolio.com/induction2013