ParentsYear 6 Transition 2017

Welcome to Year 6 parents, carers and children who will be joining Easington Academy in September 2017.  This page is designed to keep you informed about our transition process over the coming months.  Please check this page for regular updates on uniform, transport and key dates. We look forward to meeting you and your child and working with you and them in the future.

Letters to Parents/Carers 

Easington Academy Welcome Letter

Uniform Information

 Documents for Parents/Carers  Below are documents that will be issued to parents of Year 6 students during transition in June and July.


Meet the Transition Team

Mrs MTransition Team JMA Copyartin - Deputy Headteacher    



Transition Team HRU CopyMiss Rutherford - Key stage 3 Director of Learning 



Transition Team SGAMrs Garrod - Assistant Key stage 3 Director of Learning           



2 Miss S Tron HSLO Anti Bullying Child Protection10Miss Tron - Home/School Liaison Officer    



Transition Team JGY4Mrs Garrity - SENCO



 Key Dates

During the summer term we will be hosting our "Moving Up" sessions that will allow you to find out more about our school and provide you the opportunity to ask any questions. These sessions are for parents/carers of Year 6 students only. All of our "Moving Up" sessions are held at the academy.

  • Tuesday 6th June 2017 6.00pm - 7.00pm  - Click Here for information from "Moving Up Session" Tuesday 6th June 2017
  • Tuesday 13th June 2017 6.00pm - 7.00pm - Click Here for information from "Moving Up Session" Tuesday 13th June 2017 
  • Tuesday 20th June 2017 6.00pm - 7.00pm  

 Year 6 "Taster Day"

Monday 3rd July 2017 9.00am - 3.00pm. Students from all primary schools will spend the day with us here at the Academy.

Year 6 "Information Evening"

Monday 3rd July 2017 6.00pm. This evening is for both parents/carers and students.

Keeping in Touch

We have a number of ways that you can keep up to date with what is happening at Easington Academy. You can follow us on Twitter, join the parent emailing list or visit us via our website.   

What are the times of the school day ?    

  • The school opens at 8.20am.
  • At 8.40am the bell rings and students should make their way to registration or the auditorium on assembly days. 
  • At 8.45am the bell rings to signal the start of the morning registration.
  • 9.00am is the end of registration and lessons begin.
  • Period 1 - 9.00am - 10.00am. 
  • Period 2 10.00am - 11.00am
  • At 11.00am students have their moring break and lessons resume.
  • Period 3 11.15am - 12.15pm. 
  • Lunch break is between 12.15pm and 12.55pm.
  • Period 4 lessons starting at 1.00pm prompt.
  • Period 5 2.00pm - 3.00pm
  • End of the school day is 3.00pm. 

What equipment will my child need?     

All students are expected to come to school with:

  • Pen
  • Pencil 
  • Ruler 
  • A bag large enough to carry an A4 sized file.

 What are the lunchtime arrangements?   

Lunchtime starts at 12.15pm for all students. At 12.55pm students should make their way to lesson 4.      

If you have any other questions  regarding Year 6 Transition, please do not hesitate to contact us at the academy.

 Useful Contacts 

  • Home/School Liaison Officer                                   0191 5270757
  • Admissions Team/Pupil Admissions & Transfers   03000 265896
  • School Transport/Bus Passes & Queries                  03000 265896
  • Benefit Helpline/Free School Meals                         03000 268002  











Uniform Information