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Orchard Park High School

Transition Day Information

Virtual Induction Day Friday 3rd July – Suggested Agenda



09.00   Welcome to parents and students

Presented by Assistant Head Teacher & Transition Lead, Mr. Hubbard

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09.15   Transition information

Watch our welcome videos and search through all our online materials.  Please click on links below to take you directly to each section.


  1. Welcome Video
  2. Video Introductions
  3. Virtual Tour
  4. Meet the Team



09:45   Quiz!

Answer Google Form about virtual tour to see how much you can remember.  We will   announce the winner at the end of the day!



10.00   Tutor Reading

Watch a video to see how we run our Tutor Reading Programme at Orchard Park.  We hope you enjoy the story!



10:30   Quiz!  

Complete Tutor Reading Quiz


10:45   Break



11.00   Sample Lessons

Please log on and have a go at some of our transition lessons.  All the information is on the web page – just click the link!


13:00   Lunch – with family

Possible conversation starters:


  1. Can your parents/carer remember their first day at school?
  2. What was it like? Get them to tell you their first day
  3. What was their favourite thing about school?
  4. What were they most apprehensive about?
  5. What are you looking forward to?
  6. What are most apprehensive about?
  7. What are your hopes, dreams and ambitions for secondary school?



13:30   PSHE Task


  1. ‘Similarities and Differences’
  2. ‘Preparing for Change’
  3. ‘Moving On’
  4. There are lots more to see here – under PSHE tab!



14.30   Assembly with Head of Year – Miss Goodwin & Mr. Hubbard

This is an opportunity to receive a brief summary of all the information that you need

and an opportunity to ask any questions.

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14:45   End