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Transition to Year 7

Following the announcement from the Welsh Government earlier this week regarding school plans for September, you will receive a letter with further information from Mr. Cripps early next week.


Our transition programme ensures new pupils feel happy, settled and secure from their very first day at Pontypridd High School. 

 

It is very important to us that we get to know pupils throughout year 5 and year 6.  We invest time in our transition programme so pupils can experience high school with plenty of time to prepare.  We spend time getting to know pupils as well as collecting all the relevant information from their primary schools so that we can ensure the best support is in place for them.

 

As a result of the circumstances this year, we have continued to meet with the primary schools in a virtual setting.  This has allowed us to ensure we can be as prepared as possible for September.  As well as that we have released lots of information so pupils and parents have everything they need to know about life at PHS.

 

At Pontypridd High School we value all pupils and make great efforts to ensure they feel valued and supported during this crucial period of transition.

 

Year 7 Staff

Mrs Rebecca Enos - Head of Wellbeing

Miss Katie Pritchard - Standards Manager

Mrs Katie Rees - Wellbeing and Attendance Manager

 

Mrs Claire Finney - ALNCO

 

Mrs Nicola Francis - ALNCO support

 

Year 7 form tutors 

 

As part of our usual transition programme we hold a 'Meet the Form Tutor' day, unfortunately, this has not been able to go ahead this year.  Instead, we have endeavoured to go ahead in a virtual capacity.  Our Year 7 Form Tutors are:

 

7P – Jordan Jones (room 202)
7O – Ceri-Lynne Jones (room 203)
7N – Rhylana Griffiths (room 204)
7T – Jon Powell (room 208)
7Y – Kelly Fleming (room 207)

The Den - Mrs Rebecca Ford (The Den)

 

We have now sent out 'Meet the Form Tutor' videos to every year 6 pupil who is due to join us in September.  If you have not received yours then please email us at transitionteam@pontyhigh.co.uk

 

Subject Guide

Please find the information here/subjects

Newsletters

We have included transition information in our newsletters since April 2020.  Please find them here : 

/newsletters

Uniform Guide

Please follow the link below: PHS Brochure 2020

 

Transition Videos
 

Year 6 Transition Meet the Wellbeing Team

https://youtu.be/HEJ6q3aRnEY

Year 6 Transition Meet the Standards Team

https://youtu.be/bgAHfc5k74A

Year 6 Transition Answering Your Questions

https://youtu.be/cdSpfHGJ0L0

Year 6 Transition PHS Virtual Tour

https://youtu.be/Hm7XhtlPpN0

Extra-Curricular Activities

https://youtu.be/RiKsSNVYAlQ

ALN

https://youtu.be/TBhqj-b44Ho