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Hethersett Academy holds Transition Day for Year 6 students

Published on 03/07/20

Hethersett Academy is holding a Year 6 Transition Day and parents' evening on Wednesday 8th July. Teachers and students have put together some videos to help children moving to secondary school. 


Welcome from the Principal 

Ms J Diver


Introduction to the Transition Day

Vice Principal, Mrs C Tilbury


Watch the videos from current Year 10s giving you advice on who you can speak to if you are feeling nervous 



Watch videos from current Year 7s explaining how they felt this time last year and what joining Hethersett Academy is like 

Meet the Curriculum Leads

(These are the heads of each department) 



Creative arts 





Design & Technology 

Modern Languages 



Participate in some of the Transition Lessons 


Food Technology 



Design & Technology 


Attend a meeting with your tutor group 

Time and joining details have been sent to parents. You will have received an invitation by email, please follow the link to join! You will need to begin the meeting with your microphone off to prevent feedback. 

Attend a meeting with your Assistant College Lead

You will receive an appointment (which may not be on Wednesday 8th July)

Meet your College Lead

Choose the relevant college below - you will be told your tutor group in your tutor meeting

e.g B9 is Brunel, H10 is Hawking

Brunel College

College Lead and Assistant Principal 

Ms A Twaite 


Curie College

College Lead and Assistant Principal 

Ms E Bowling 

Dyson College

College Lead and Assistant Principal 

Mrs T Bruen-Brooks

Hawking College

College Lead and Assistant Principal 

Mr C Sandall


Please contact the Assistant College Leads if you have any concerns or further questions about starting Hethersett Academy. We all look forward to meeting you!

Assistant College Lead for Brunel college (maternity cover) 

Alison Cromack (until September)

Tyler Goodall (from September)


Miss Marshall Nichols

Assistant College Lead for Curie college 

Mrs Nielsen

Assistant College Lead for Dyson college 

Mr Taylor

Assistant College Lead for Hawking  college 

For SEND enquiries, please contact Miss A Shingfield


Parents' Evening Introduction 

Tour the School