Transition: Year 6 students transferring to the Taunton Academy in September 2021
Thank you taking the time to look at our website, we hope you are able to find the information you are looking for.
We will keep this page updated as new information becomes available.
Applying for a place at secondary school
Applications for a secondary school place to be made online www.somerset.gov.uk/admissions Paper applications are available on request by telephoning Somerset Direct 0300 123 2224, any supporting information must be received by the closing date for applications.
Applications must be received by 31st October 2020. Outcomes of applications will be sent out by email for online applications and by 2nd class post for paper applications on 1st March 2021.
Closing date for receipt of appeal applications from parents who were notified of their outcome on 1 March 2021 – 29 March 2021
If you need to make a late application or require further information about applying, how places are allocated, admission arrangements and appeals can be found at https://www.somerset.gov.uk/education-and-families/secondary-admissions-guide/
If you need some help and support with admissions and appeals The Somerset Choice Advice Service is a free impartial service to help families. http://somersetsend.org.uk/choice-advice/
Our Transition Lead is Mrs Alison Vercoe who works with our SENDCo, Year 7 Leader and other members of the Transition Team.
Mrs Vercoe works with our local primary schools and liaises with the Year 6 teachers to get to know the students transitioning to Taunton Academy.
She will support students and their families transitioning and keep you up-to-date with information and resources to help, she will help support students throughout their time in Year 7
You can contact Mrs Vercoe via email AVercoe@thetauntonacademy.com
Confirmed Place at Taunton Academy
Once places have been confirmed in March your child will receive a welcome letter from us. We will continue to keep you updated, all information will be added here.
Transition is an exciting time but some students and parents also have worries and questions, Mrs Vercoe and all the Transition Team will be available to help.
We look forward to welcoming you.
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