Year 6 Transition

Year 6 into Year 7 Transition 2021

We are delighted that your child will be joining us in September and cannot wait to meet them! At Outwood Academy Newbold we want to make the transition process as smooth as possible and are doing everything we can for your child. This homepage links to the Transition work set by our departments to help your child transition from Year 6 into Year 7, introduce our teaching and support staff, key individuals on the Year 6 Transition team and a student focused and parent/guardian focused FAQ page designed to answer any queries you may have and will be regularly updated to give you more information on the
transition process.

We have also got a Year 6 Transition specific website which can be accessed using the link below

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Key Contacts for Year 6 Transition


Rachel Edwards-Booth (Vice Principal)

Vice Principal - DEEP Experience - Head of Sixth Form. After completing my degree in 2007 I spent two years working in schools, and working for the Educational Psychology Service in Scotland. Although I found this work rewarding I knew I wanted...

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Helen Atkins

Business Manager. Having worked for Derbyshire County Council supporting secondary schools administratively throughout Derbyshire for a number of years, I wanted to experience education at its best. I joined Newbold in 2008 as the Headteacher's...

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Luke Barskby (SENDCO)


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Sian Hodkin

Associate Assistant Principal - Deep Experience - Year 6 Transition Lead

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