The move from primary school to secondary school can be daunting for any child. Our aim at Catmose College is to make the process as smooth as possible, keep parents informed and ensure that our new students feel welcomed and supported.

To find out more information about life at Catmose College you can view our welcome booklet here.

Welcome to the College

Starting College

Year 7 Form Tutors

The role of a form tutor.

You will meet with your Form Tutor daily, they will take a register, pass on important notices and deliver the tutorial programme. The programme covers topics such as keeping healthy, staying safe online, relationships and how to manage your money. Your Form Tutor is your first point of contact if you have any worries or concerns, as well as helping you keep track of progress in lessons.

Mr Dickens – 7C

Mrs Thwaites – 7A

Mrs Dodd – 7A

Mr Holland – 7T

Dr Merrill – 7M

Mr Kerley – 7O

Mr Russell – 7S

Mrs Fryer – 7E

Get Ready for Year 7 Transition Home Activities

As part of our package to welcome students to Year 7, we have the following activities to complete at home.

Palindromes Investigation.
The Maths department have set a number investigation to be completed.  Students should bring this completed task to College on Wednesday 1 September. Please click here to download.

Reading Activity: Skellig.
Each student will be given a copy of the text Skellig by David Almond to read at home via their current primary school.  We would like students to have read this text by the time they start College in August.

Be Awesome, Go Big Workbook.
Attached is a workbook designed to help students work through the many questions, thoughts and feelings they may have about starting College.  This workbook has been recommended by the DfE and has had a very positive response from many schools. Please click here to download.

Our Client Services and SEN Team

At Catmose College we pride ourselves on the service we offer to students and families. Our Client Services team plays a key role, supporting the form tutor in liaising with home and will be happy to answer any questions you might have about any aspect of your child’s time at College. We will work with you to ensure your child reaches their full potential. To find out more about our pastoral care please click here. To read more about our SEND provision please click here.