At Oakfield we aim to provide a smooth middle school transition, into year 5 and on-wards from year 8.
New year 5 pupils: pupils joining us in year 5 are eased into life at the Academy, with regular visits made by year 5 staff to First Schools as well as opportunities to work alongside our current pupils here at Oakfield; before joining us in year 5.
Some of our main transition events for Year 4 pupils 2020/2021:
- Welcome Evening – TBC
- Year 4 P.E Transition day – TBC
- Transfer Day (Year 4 pupils from first schools will visit year 5 for the day) TBC
The day will start at 9.30am and finish at 2.30pm.The children will need to bring a packed lunch or money for a lunch in the canteen, (free school lunches will be served in the canteen) also daps or trainers, in case they are needed.
Current Year 5, 6 & 7 pupils are to arrive at the normal time and will spend the day in their new September classes
Year 8 leavers:
Pupils due to transfer to Frome College next September, please be aware that the closing date for applications is 31st October 2020. The national offer day next year is 1st March 2021. Applications have to be made online:- https://www.somerset.gov.uk/education-and-families/starting-at-a-secondary-or-upper-school-in-september/?fbclid=IwAR0B1X7JH1AWPgkzxuIT6S2MmepAThbu3aJ_CBzcC7v1DzaHvNb5OCOyPak
Admission guides for 2021 can be found on the Somerset County Council website - www.somerset.gov.uk/admissions
Visit to Frome College on Transfer day. We are committed to ensuring that our year 8 pupils are fully prepared for their transition to Frome Community College. To do this, we work alongside the College staff to provide visits and options events that take place, both at the college and at Oakfield. Please check our website calendar for dates relating to year 8 transition events. To view Frome Colleges prospectus please click here. http://www.fromecollege.somerset.sch.uk/about-us/prospectus