Year 7 Transition to Greenfields Specialist School for Communication

 Dear Parents/Carers,

We would like to welcome you and your child/young person to Greenfields Specialist School for Communication.  Your child/young person will be starting here at GSSC in September 2016.

Over the coming weeks, we will be continuing our visits to your child/young person’s primary schools, liaising with school staff and other professionals to ensure as smooth a transition as possible. We  shall also arrange for your child/young person to visit GSSC, supported by their existing school staff, before our ‘Transition Days’ in July.

We will be contacting all of our new parents and carers over the coming weeks to arrange a home visit by our Family Liaison Officer (FLO) Donna Perry and our Assistant Headteacher, Mike Tebbutt to complete all of the transfer paperwork and answer any of your questions before your child/young person starts with us in September 2016.

Dates for your Diary:

  • Transition Days: Monday 4th July and Tuesday 5th July 2016. Parents/Carers are required to bring their child/young person to GSSC for 9.00am and collect at 3.00pm on both
  • FUN Night (Family Unite Night): Wednesday 6th July 2016. School invites parents/carers, to bring their child/young person and family siblings to access school facilities, supported by school staff (further details to follow).
  • ‘Meet the Teacher’ Evening: Wednesday 13th July 2016 starting promptly at 4.00pm. The evening will start with a presentation and you will have the opportunity to meet your child/young person’s new Class Teacher as well as the Teaching Staff here at GSSC and current parents and

To ensure that our Transition Days run as smoothly as possible, we ask that you complete and return the attached paperwork as soon as possible.

In the meantime, if you require further information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me via the school office and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely Tracy Phillips 

Deputy Headteacher


Phone:  01604 741960