Year 6 to Year 7 Transition

Welcome to John Port Spencer Academy. The information on this page will help you and your child with the induction process for Year 6 students transferring to John Port Spencer Academy in September 2021.

Induction Days 2021: Year 6 students will have an induction day on their first day at John Port Spencer Academy (when they join us in Year 7). This will be on Thursday 2nd September and they will complete the activities we had planned for July.

Please see the following useful links below:

Optional Transition Activities for Year 6 Children

Private Music Tuition. Every child will receive timetabled class music lessons, however there are many extra-curricular activities also available. We currently have eight visiting music teachers that provide private weekly instrumental and vocal tuition. For further details, please click here: Private Music Tuition 2021-22

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Parents/Guardians should now have received information from us by email regarding transition. If you have not heard from us, please let us know via

We strive to ensure that all students are happy at John Port Spencer Academy and a successful transition into Year 7 is a key part of this. If you have any questions about your child’s transition into Year 7, please email and we will be happy to help.