Berwick Academy Year 8 Transition – 2020

Please watch our welcome video where we explain the transition programme.



Student Passport

We would like all Year 8 students to complete this questionnaire. It will take up to 30 minutes. Click here to start.

Student Question and Answer

Click here if you would like to ask a question. You can ask more than one question if you would like. You won’t get an answer straight away. We will answer all students’ questions in a video.

Parental Questions

If you have a specific question about your child please submit it to If you have questions about anything else click here to ask. We will publish answers to questions on this page and the answer to the question you ask may help other parents.

Welcome letter

A welcome letter was sent out by email on Monday 18 May. If you did not receive and it is not in your spam/junk email folder, please contact us to check we have an up-to-date email address for you at so you don’t miss out on any more information.

Download the Transition Letter

Virtual Tour

If you are worried about finding your way around Berwick Academy you can visit the Academy without having to leave your house.  Click on the image below to see the Virtual Tour.

Virtual Tour Berwick Academy

Data Collection Form

We would like you to complete a data collection form for your child who is joining the academy in September.

This information is used for home-school communications and to make sure we can care for your child appropriately. We also collect some information that we are required to hold by the Department for Education.

Click here to access the Data Collection Form

Year 8 Transition Booklet and Quiz

Use your knowledge of the Academy and the information in our Transition Booklet to help you work out the answers to our quiz.  All entries with full marks will go into a prize draw.

Download The Booklet

Start the Quiz

Year 8 Summer Virtual Learning

We would like students in Year 8 to engage in some Virtual Learning before September.

There are Virtual Learning Challenges from English, Maths, Science, French and Create & Care (Art, Design Technology, Food Technology & Music).

When you have access to our virtual learning platform in September you will be able to share your completed tasks with your teachers.

You can download the tasks below.

Creative & Care





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Covid 19

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Show My Homework

Important information about Show My Homework:

To log in, please go to

All queries about logging in, including any issues with passwords, must be sent via email to

Student Logins:

· Students log in to Show My Homework using the ‘Sign in with Office 365’ button, which sits beneath the main set of login boxes on the login page.

· They should log in using their full school email and network password.

· If students need help to log in, or if they have any issues with their password, they should contact

Parent Logins:
•Log in using the email address that you wish to use as your Show My Homework contact email.
•Use the parent login code sent home by the school with your child.
•If you need further help to log in, you should contact

Show My Homework

Show My Homework is the online portal that we use for tracking and managing your child’s homework.

Show My Homework provides:
•The ability to view the details and deadlines of your child’s homework;
•Apps available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android devices;
•Automated notifications before homework is due.

Show My Homework app, which can be accessed with your login code, as an easy way to keep up-to-date with your child’s homework We hope that this will be of use to you in viewing and tracking the work set for your child.

While parents should use their login code, students should select the ‘Login with Office 365’ button to log in, which is situated directly beneath the main login boxes at the top of the web page. To log in, please visit

If your child is having difficulty logging in, their first action should be to contact If there are further queries following this, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team at Show My Homework, who are always happy to help. Just log a query using or call 0207 1979550.