Year 6 Transition

To support students in the first stages of their transition, we have created a series of transition packs to welcome all Year 6’s to Orsett Heath!

Below is a copy of our first Transition Pack, designed to share our key values, structures and experiences with students. There is also a student challenge at the end for all Year 6 to start their journey in our school community!

PDF – Welcome to Orsett Heath Student Pack

PPT – Welcome to Orsett Heath Student Pack

What Have I Learnt Mind-Map

Our second Transition Pack is centered around students telling us a little bit about themselves and thinking about their hopes and ambitions for the next 5 years with us.

PDF – Transition Activities

PDF – Who Am I Activity Sheet

Our third Transition Activity has been designed to celebrate our first cohort of students! For this, we are looking to create a collage of student pictures, which can be collated to display in school ready for our September start. To participate in this activity, send a picture of your child holding up their first name on a piece of paper to

Our fourth Transition Pack contains a videoed presentation for both students and parents/carers, which we planned to show you during our Induction meetings; please click below to watch this through. This will be supplemented by individual Tutor phone calls taking place on the week beginning Monday 6th July.

Click Here to watch our Induction Presentation Video


We have also created two sets of Frequently Asked Questions. One for parents and one for students; please find these below:

FAQs for Parents

FAQs for Students

If you can’t find the answer you need in the FAQs, or want to share with us some of the students outcomes from the Welcome to Orsett Heath packs; please email us on