We aim to give each and every student the best possible start to their secondary education. We understand, however, that the transition from primary to secondary school can be an unsettling time for students and their families.
To help make this transition as smooth as possible, our dedicated Learning Mentor work with our feeder primary schools to prepare students for life at Salford City Academy. Our Learning Mentors take the time to get to know students joining the Academy, and their parents, so that on their very first day Year 7s already know a friendly face among the Academy's staff.
What We Offer
Salford City Academy’s innovative and diverse transition programme is designed to include a variety of events in order to achieve all our aims for supporting students in the transition move.Our primary transition ethos encompasses a well-designed programme to maintain the sense of belonging felt in primary; to provide care, guidance and support; and to dispel student worries and fears about the move ahead.
Transition events and activities include: