Transition

Coronavirus Closure

Following on from the updated Government directive on school closures in the Leicester and Leicestershire area, Sir Jonathan North is now closed from Tuesday 30th June to all students except children of key workers who have registered for a place.

Welcome to Sir Jonathan North! Below you’ll find some important information regarding your child’s transition to Year 7.

Sir Jonathan North Welcome Presentation

 Our Principal, Mrs Angus, and Assistant Principal, Mrs Greaves, want to welcome you to Sir Jonathan North.

A MESSAGE FROM OUR STAFF

Our teachers can't wait to meet you! Here's a message from them.
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Mrs Rose Angus Principal

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Meet the Team

SJN Alumni 

Bethan Asher - Video

 

MESSAGES FROM OUR STUDENTS

Here's some messages from our current students to give you an insight into life at SJN!

 

Transition Update for Primary Schools

 

Year 6 choir

 

School Transport

Many students take a bus or walk to school. Please contact Arriva for information about bus routes and times.  The phone number of their ‘Travel Line’ is  0871 200 2233 and for Confidence Buses 0116 276 2171. You can find more information about transport to school here.

Pupil Premium

If your child is currently entitled to Pupil Premium funding, they may be eligible to continue to receive this funding at Sir Jonathan North. You can find out more about Pupil Premium at Sir Jonathan North here.

 

Information for current Year 6 pupils joining the Sir Jonathan North community in August 2020

Transition Guide

Our transition guide aims to help students feel a little more comfortable and excited about starting their journey with us in August; it includes some tasks to work through with parents/carers, experiences of our current students and some key information about transition at the beginning of the academic year.

To view our transition guide, click here.

Transition Activities

Each subject has activities below which cover a period of 6 weeks. They have been specially prepared for our prospective Year 7's.

Subject
Science
Maths
English

The Speckled Band

The Speckled Band work does contain more grown up themes of death and the supernatural.

 

Reading

Week 1

Video

Lesson

Week 2

Story Extract

Video 

Lesson

Week 3

Video

Lesson

 

19th Century Context

Children may wish to complete this set of lessons before moving onto The Speckled Band.

Week 1

Video

Lesson

Timeline Activity

Week 2

Video

Lesson

Week 3

Reading

Video

Lesson

Year 6 Transition Challenges

 

Back to School Evening – TBC September 2020

We hope to invite parents/carers to come and experience life as a true Sir Jonathan North student, alongside your child.

 

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