RESPECT

RESILIENCE

INTEGRITY

COMPASSION

AMBITION

RESPECT

RESILIENCE

INTEGRITY

COMPASSION

AMBITION

Transition Timeline


Date 

Event

Detail

Resources

March

Pudsey Grangefield School Place confirmed 

Leeds City Council confirm that you have secured your place at Pudsey Grangefield School 

March 

Welcome Letter 

All parents/carers receive a ‘Welcome Letter’ congratulating students on securing their place at Pudsey Grangefield School.

Posted to Parents - 11/03/2020

Wednesday 25th March 

***CANCELLED***

Year 6 Welcome Evening 

Unfortunately this evening was cancelled due to Covid 19. 


Parents/carers and students have the opportunity to come to school, meet key personnel and receive key messages to prepare for secondary school. 

Please note:

We have attempted to provide a ‘Virtual Welcome Evening’ to provide you with this opportunity. Please view our Parents Welcome and Information Video using the link to the right.

Parents Welcome and Information Video - (YouTube Link).

Thursday 30th April 

Welcome to PGS 2020-2021 - Booklet

Parents/carers and students receive a ‘Welcome to PGS’ booklet.

The booklet contains lots of key information related to their transition to PGS. This includes: meet the team, transition days, attendance, timetables, extra-curricular, map of the school, uniform, PE kit, equipment, school values, classcharts, the behaviour system, and key contacts. 

Please note:
This booklet was sent to all new parents on ParentMail on Thursday 30th April and also sent out in the post on Tuesday 26th May.

Welcome Booklet

Thursday 30th April 

Parent Mail Instructions 

Parents/carers are emailed with instructions to help them download the parents mail app. The app is used to book parents evening appointments, for school payments and to send key school messages.

Please note:
If you have not received an email invitation to sign up to ParentMail, please email contactus@pudseygrangefield.co.uk and let us know.

ParentMail Posters:

May - June 

Student Information

We collect key student information from Parents/carers.

Parents/carers are sent the ‘Pupil Information Form’ via e-mail. All the relevant information needs to be completed and submitted so students are ready to start at PGS.

Please note:
This email was sent on Thursday 30th April. If you have not received this electronic Pupil Information Form, please email contactus@pudseygrangefield.co.uk.

May - June 

Student Information

We collect key student information from Primary Schools.

Primary Schools are visited and we liaise with Year 6 teachers and other key members of staff to gather key information on student needs. This information is used to support our planning.

Please note:
Due to Covid-19 we have been unable to complete face to face visits, however please be assured all the relevant information has been collected from primary schools remotely. We designed a comprehensive electronic form to collect all key student data in line with our normal expectations.

May - June 

Student Information

We collect student information from our upcoming Year 7 students.


We recognise students may have some questions about transitioning to secondary school. To ensure students are supported throughout this process, we invite them to complete our 'Question and Answer Form'.

This allows us to respond to any questions prior to them beginning their studies.

Please note:
This email was sent on Tuesday 19th May. If you have not received this 'Question and Answer Form', please email contactus@pudseygrangefield.co.uk.

Friday 5th June

Transition Update Letter

Transition Update Letter posted out to parents/carers.

Please note:
This letter was sent out via ParentMail on Friday 5th June. If you have not received this you can click on the link to the right to view it.

Transition Update Letter - June 2020

June and July 

Follow up preparations 

Any additional needs will be discussed further with primary school staff and parents/carers, to ensure we are fully prepared to meet Students' needs in September.

Wednesday 17th June - 6pm 

***CANCELLED***

New Year 7 Parents Evening

Unfortunately this evening was cancelled due to Covid 19. 

Please note:
As a result of this evening being cancelled, we have prepared a ‘Parents Welcome and Information’ video and presentation to provide parents/carers with the information they need to prepare students to start at PGS.

Parents Welcome and Information Video - (YouTube Link).

Parents Welcome and Information SlideShow

Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd July 

***CANCELLED***

Visit Days

Unfortunately these days were cancelled due to Covid 19. 

As a result of these days being cancelled, we have prepared a ‘Students Welcome and Information’ video.

Using the information we gathered from students via the 'Question and Answer Form', we have answered some of the Frequently Asked Questions in a video and presentation. These are provided to the right.

Students Welcome and Information Video - (YouTube Link).

Student FAQ Video - (YouTube Link).

Student FAQ SlideShow.

September

Students first day

*** Subject to Government Advice on Coronavirus ***

Year 7 students will start in September as the only students in school. This will give them time to get used to the building and their surroundings before all other students start at lunch time. 

September (3rd Week) 

Year 7 Form Tutor Evening

*** Subject to Government Advice on Coronavirus ***

All parents/carers will watch a presentation in the main hall and receive guidance on literacy, numeracy, MFL and online safety. They will then get the opportunity to meet their child's form tutor. 

Mid November 

Year 7 Parents Evening

*** Subject to Government Advice on Coronavirus ***

Parents/carers will get the opportunity to meet class teachers to discuss their attitude to learning and progress. They will be able to book appointments 2 weeks prior to the evening on parent mail.  

Pudsey Grangefield Sixth Form

Still unsure about where to study at Post 16?

We have limited places in our Sixth Form which offers an excellent curriculum combined with fantastic teaching and support.

Please click here for more information.