Transitions

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 transition@berwickacademy.co.uk. 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 transition@berwickacademy.co.uk 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

English

French

Maths

Science

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The latest government advice is that anyone who shows the main symptoms (a continuous cough and/or high temperature/ loss or change to your sense of smell or taste) of COVID 19 should self-isolate for  7 days.  Everyone else in their household must self-isolate for 14 days.

The school is now closed except to students who have access via our ‘closure support plan’. Thank you for all your support and patience in these uncertain times.  Please check our website regularly for updates.

 

 

Important information about Show My Homework during school closure:

During school closure, all learning tasks will be set via Show My Homework.  There will be tasks on Show My Homework for students to complete every day.

To log in, please go to www.showmyhomework.co.uk
All queries about logging in, including any issues with passwords, must be sent via email to remoteithelp@berwickacademy.co.uk 
 
Student Logins:
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 remoteithelp@berwickacademy.co.uk

We expect Year 9 and 10 students to complete the work set on Show My Homework in the new exercise book that they were given on Friday 20th March.  Your child should bring this exercise book back to school when we re-open.  Years 11-13 should continue work in their existing books and folders, as directed by their teacher.

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:

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 www.showmyhomework.co.uk.

If your child is having difficulty logging in, their first action should be to contact  remoteithelp@berwickacademy.co.ukIf 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 help.showmyhomework.co.uk or call 0207 1979550.