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Transition Programme

The school welcomes students from a wide geographical area, so we take great care to ensure that our induction programme enables all to feel part of the Denny community as swiftly as possible.

New Year 7

Summer Term of Year 6

Year 6 Welcome Evening in June for parents, carers and students
Taster Day in July


Induction Day at the start of Term 1 (only Year 7 and Year 12 on site)

Year 7 bonding day at a local outdoor education centre


Meet the Tutor Day - parents and carers will meet with their child's tutor to discuss how they have settled in


Year 7 Excellence Evening - parents and carers will meet with their child's teachers to discuss their learning and progress 


Years 10 and 12

Welcome Evenings have been established for Years 10 and 12 where parents/carers are informed about what can be expected as far as academic and pastoral work is concerned during the specific year. Presentations are given by members of the SLT and the appropriate Year Co-ordinator as well as students who talk about their experiences in a given year group. Parents/carers are served light refreshments and have the opportunity to talk to their daughter’s or son’s Form Tutor in a relaxing setting.


Pastoral Work

Many young people will go through the school and have very few concerns.  If this is not the case, however, then we are here to help.  Please contact your child's Form Tutor for minor concerns on and the office staff will ensure that the right person receives the information.  If it is a more significant issue, please contact the Head of Year using the above email address and indicating who the email is for.  Staff will always try to address your concern and will discuss it with you within two working days.  Please be assured that our team of Form Tutors and Heads of Year are exceptional in their dealing with the young people in our care and will do their best to resolve academic/pastoral issues.   If, at any time, we feel it would be beneficial for your daughter/son to see an outside agency then we will arrange this.