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Transition Event for New Year 7

Please find information below regarding Taster Day and the Family Welcome for the New Year 7 that will be joining us this September. 

URGENT: CHANGE OF VIRTUAL TASTER DAY LINKS

Dear Families, 

We have had unforeseen issues with previous links. Please find below new meeting links for the end of Taster Day and Family Welcome. 

If there are issues joining please click the back up link (underlined) 

Taster Day - Final Thoughts - 2.50pm

Taster Day - final thoughts
Thursday, 1 July · 2:45 – 3:45pm
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/yiy-kdwf-aun
 

Taster Day - final thoughts - BACKUP

Thursday, 1 July · 2:45 – 3:45pm
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/dwn-qgpk-buz
 

Taster Day - Family Welcome - 4pm

NY7 Family Welcome
Thursday, 1 July · 4:00 – 5:00pm
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/ptw-ytst-xya
 

Family Welcome - BACKUP

Thursday, 1 July · 4:00 – 5:00pm
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/dum-yghw-skv

 

Taster Day Programme - Thursday 1st July 2021

Time

Activity 

How will students access this?

10.00am   

Welcome to EGA - Ethos, introductions, outline of the day 

 

10.40am  

Meet your tutor - 20min  

 

11.00am

Break 

 Offline - Break

11.20am

Taster Lessons - 40 minutes 

 

12.00pm

Lunch Break 

 Offline - Break

12.50pm

Taster Lessons - 40 minutes 

 

1.30pm

Planning for secondary school activity - 30min 

 Offline remotely

 Please click here to access the powerpoint

2.00pm

Getting excited for secondary school activity - 30min

 Offline remotely 

 Please click here to access the powerpoint

2.30pm

Tour of the school and quiz - 20min

 Watch tour video below and complete this offline quiz

2.50pm

Final thoughts and questions - 10min

 Live remotely vial link:

 Please click here

 

As you can see there is a mix of live events for our New Year 7's to join as well as some additional offline activities to get them ready for starting in September. You will be emailed a personalised programme of events the day before Taster Day for Meeting the Tutor and Taster Lesson activities, as well as resources for you to use during the offline activities. 

In addition to the Taster Day for students we will also be holding our Welcome to New Year 7 Families event. Please find the Zoom link and agenda below: 

Welcome to New Year 7 Families

Information sharing 4pm-4.45pm via Zoom Link:

What we will be covering: 

  • Welcome to families 

  • Meet the Pastoral Team 

  • Preparing your daughter for learning at EGA 

  • Chromebooks and digital learning 

  • Getting excited and prepared for Year 7 

  • Questions from families 

Please Note: We will record this meeting for families that may not be able to make it on this evening and upload it to the school website

Summer School - Monday 23rd - Friday 27th August

We are welcoming all students to Summer School this year and you can sign up by following this link: https://forms.gle/of3RMGCctBRAbqiHA

Admissions Forms

Thank you for families that have already returned admissions forms. If you need any support please email admissions@egas.islington.sch.uk

If you have any additional questions or need any support please let us know.

Kind regards,

The Transition Team

Transition Welcome Video 2021

Applications

If you wish to apply to EGA, it has to be done online via www.islington.gov.uk. Their telephone number is 020 7527 5515. This will get you directly through to admissions.  

Please click here for admissions information

Please click here for application dates and deadlines

Places are offered based on statutory admissions criteria as follows:

Children on the waiting list will be ranked in the following order, in line with our published admission criteria: (applies to community schools only)

1.    Looked after children and children who have been adopted (or made subject to residence orders or special guardianship orders) immediately after being looked after

2.    Siblings

3.    Exceptional medical, social or special educational needs

4.    Distance

Distance will be used as a tiebreaker for over-subscription criteria 1- 3. 

The last pupil admitted under the distance criterion lived 1.024 miles from the school (academic year 2019-20).

Virtual Open Event 2020

School Prospectus

Prospective Parents Information