Year 7

We are proud of our robust transition process which helps students joining the school in Year 7 to feel confident and well-adjusted on their first day at Allerton Grange. For more details about our transition programme, please see the Transition page in School Information.

The Arts and Technology are studied on a 6 week carousel for students in Year 7. This means that students will get a taster of Art, Music and Drama as well as Product Design, Food Technology and Product Design.
Students are encouraged to take part in extracurricular activities to add value to learning and widen their involvement in the school community. Joining an after school club is also a good way of making new friends.

Year 7 assemblies take place on Monday mornings 8.50am – 9.10am, in place of normal registration with form tutors. Assemblies cover a range of key messages, some special events and speakers linked with areas covered through the Personal, Social and Health Education curriculum. Every half term Rewards Assemblies take place to recognise achievements from individuals and groups.

We follow the school’s Policy for Positive Discipline which allocates achievement and behaviour points to students. Points can lead to prizes or special trips whereas behaviour points issued for breaking school rules can lead to detentions or more serious sanctions.

Year 7 Key contacts

Mrs Leanne Hosty – Progress and Welfare Leader for Key Stage 3 and Transition Manager

Mrs Jen Green – Progress and Welfare Manager for Year 7

Mrs Sally Burgon – Progress and Welfare Coach for Year 7

In addition, there is a large team of coaches and support staff in the Behaviour and Welfare base who are on hand throughout the day to help with a range of pastoral care needs.

All Behaviour and Welfare staff are on hand to support students and families. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with one of the team if you require support or advice. We aim to create good working relationships between school and home by working together to support students to achieve their full potential.

"The reward and behaviour system is clear, well enforced and has positive results!"
- Parent
"An inclusive school that is focused on providing the best education for its students"
- Prospective Parent
"Staff are passionate and committed to developing and improving"
- Parent
"Pupils look smart and are well engaged in their lessons"
- Prospective Parent
"Fantastic student ambassadors who are a credit to the school."
- Prospective Parent
"Strong leadership and motivation with an emphasis on progress"
- Parent
"Safe, Supportive, Diverse"
- Local Authority Representative
"A great learning environment; light, bright and spacious classrooms, clean and well organised."
- Prospective Parent
"I am so pleased with the School Gateway app. Every day I can see any achievement and behaviour points my daughter gets and she knows that I’ll discuss it with her; it encourages her to do well."
- Year 8 Parent
"An open and welcoming atmosphere - very useful being allowed to look at teaching and learning"
- Prospective Parent