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Transition, from Year 6 to North Oxfordshire Academy

Welcome to North Oxfordshire Academy!

Dear Parent/Carer 

As we find ourselves faced with a challenging time in education and across all areas of society, I wanted to write to you about your child’s transition to North Oxfordshire Academy. School closures have been necessary to protect children and families but have also brought significant challenges. One such challenge is the support and communication with families which we value highly at North Oxfordshire Academy. 

We recognise that the transition process in the final term can be a potentially anxious time for some Year 6 students and their parents. We therefore want to make sure that any anxiety is minimised, so your child feels excited and ready to join us in September. Whilst we hope that schools will be able to open during the summer term and our year 6 cohort can take part in our transition programme, we understand there is a possibility that schools will continue to be closed until the end of the summer term. Therefore, we feel it is prudent that we plan for a transition programme that will be delivered remotely. 

We are currently in communication with all feeder primary schools about our transition programme and have been discussing plans to support your child. Consequently, we may be in contact with you again to discuss further details and updates about our transition programme.

In the meantime, I wish you all good health and best wishes during these testing times. 

Mr K Taylor - Head of year 7

Please remember to complete the online form, using the button on the top right hand-side of this page, this saves you completing the required paperwork manually.


Useful Contact Information:

Kevin Taylor (Year 7 Pastoral Leader) - Kevin.Taylor@northoxfordshire-academy.org

David Murphy (Assistant Principal) - David.Murphy@northoxfordshire-academy.org

Sophie McFarlane (Assistant Principal Inclusion) - Sophie.McFarlane@northoxfordshire-academy.org

Caroline Tustain (SENCO) - Caroline.Tustain@northoxfordshire-academy.org


Preparing for September

Everything you need to know about NOA's uniform, and where to purchase: Updated 16/07/2020 please read.

www.northoxfordshire-academy.org/academy-info/uniform

Essential School Equipment Required:

https://www.northoxfordshire-academy.org/Students/Ready-to-Learn-Essential-Equipment

September Opening Arrangements for Students - COVID-19

Timings of the Academy Day - September 2020 variance for starting date and timings. The academy day also has a variance due to current COVID-19 guidance. Link above details the changes.

 


 

NOA Podcasts/Videos for Year 6

Drone Video Tour of NOA

Disruption Free Learning Walk-through

Welcome to NOA - KS3 Assistant Principal message.

NOA House System 2020

NOA Uniform and Equipment Podcast

Welcome message from Mrs Merrills Principal from September 2020

The Link: NOA's Inclusion Department

Welcome from the 6th Form Team

Transition Podcast 1 - Getting to know you.

ETHOS at NOA

Opening Plans for September

Student Summer Project

Student Guided Reading

Parent Policies

Parent Reading List


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