Year 6 to Year 7 Transition

Welcome to our new Year 7 students

We are delighted that your daughter will be joining Copthall School in September 2018.

Your daughter’s transition from primary to secondary school is a big step and we are on hand to help her through this journey. On the following pages you will find a variety of information that will help ensure that you have all the information your daughter will need to be ready for her first day in September 2018. 


ParentPay is the trusted school online payment system.  ParentPay is used in over 6,000 schools and has enabled over 2 million parents to pay schools quickly and securely. ParentPay provides families with a safe and secure way to pay for meals, trips, clubs and more. You may already know about ParentPay but if you need further information you can find out more at: ParentPay website.

Your ParentPay account will be set up in the first week of term, along with the ability to link your payments to your daughter's catering account which she can use to make purchases in our school canteen using the secure biometric scanners.


Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some frequently asked questions from both students and parents.






Timeline for Year 6 to 7 Transition September 2017 Intake

Date Meeting Details Time
March 13th Friendship Afternoon for students and parents    4.15pm
May - June Interviews with students and parents By appointment only
July 5th Induction day  9.30am – 2pm
September 4th   Start of autumn term (please bring pencil case and a packed lunch for the first week) 11am - 3pm

New School Uniform photos


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