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The Piggott School

A Church of England Academy

Year 6 to 7 Transition (23-24)

Please find below information on starting The Piggott School in September 2023. If you are looking for information on how to apply for Year 7 in September 2023, please click here

Are you starting at The Piggott School in September 2023?  If so, we hope you are as excited to meet us as we are to meet you.

Saying goodbye to your primary school and moving to a bigger school with many more students can be a daunting prospect for many students. It is important to us that your transition to The Piggott School is enjoyable, and we will do our best to ensure that your transfer to The Piggott School is as smooth and memorable as possible. 

To sign up for our Year 7 Summer Camp please click here

Please find below some key dates for your diary in the lead up to you starting at The Piggott:

April/May 2023: Welcome Letters. Your parents will receive an email welcoming you to The Piggott School and a link to the admissions forms for them to complete.

May/June 2023: Primary School Visits. Members of the Year 7 team will visit you at your primary school. This is an informal visit and is a chance for you to meet a member of the team and ask any questions you may have.

Weds 28th June 2023: Year 7 Induction Day. This is a chance for you to spend a day at The Piggott. You will meet your new tutor, get to know the school, have some taster lessons to get a feel for life at Piggott. Details to follow.

Weds 5th July 2023: Induction Evening. An evening for the parents to hear talks from the Headteacher and members of the Year 7 team. Details to follow.

Tuesday 5th September 2023: Your first day. Welcome to Piggott! Your first day will begin with an extended tutor time with your tutor group where you will receive your timetable and school planner. 

Further information about these events will be sent out closer to the time.


Below we have provided you with a series of videos including:

  • Our welcome video  a reminder of the things you have to look forward to when you start secondary school in September

  • A virtual tour of the school site

  • A welcome message from our Headteacher, Mr Gray




Please see details of the school uniform and how to purchase here. As you may be aware we operate a “House” system within the Piggott School. The sweatshirts have different coloured logos to represent the Houses. Parents will have received a letter after the Induction Day in June informing them of the House that they will join so that the correct colour can be purchased.


New Year 7s Transition Communications

Please find below copies of communications that have been sent out so far. This will be regularly updated each time a communication is sent out.