Year 6 to 7 Transition

Welcome to the St. John’s Transition page. To help support the transition of our students from primary school to secondary school we have put some resources under the blue drop-down bars below. It includes a tour of the school and a pack of activities and competitions to help prepare students for their next step.

September: Ready for Year 6 into 7

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For rising Year 7s: What to expect at St John’s

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Click to view the Granham Gazette Transition Special

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What will I be learning in Art?
Information and tasks for year 7 English
Reading list for year 7 English
History – What do we study?
History – How to be a Historian
Languages – Competitions for Summer 
Philosophy & Religion – Task for summer holidays plus Table of World Religions
and finally
Floor plan for St John’s Marlborough

The following resources are available on request to

  • Music – Keyboard Skills Theory from Musical Contexts
  • Primary to Secondary School Transition Presentation from Twinkl
  • Get Ready for Science3 Transition & Science Big Ideas PDFs from Oxford University Press
  • Top Tips for Surviving Secondary School from Twinkl
  • Design a Secondary School Uniform Transition Activity from Twinkl