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Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

Year 6 Transition

Congratulations to all Year 6 students who have gained a place at our College.  We are looking forward to supporting you on the final leg of your journey from primary school to secondary education.  Please keep an eye on this website, as we will post information, activities and competitions for you to complete and gain praise points before you even arrive.  

There is so much on offer at Ivybridge Community College, so start thinking about all the clubs you may like to join and the new friends you will make.  Student Mentors will be on hand to support your transition and help you settle in, as will your new Tutor, Pastoral Leader and Academic Performance Leader.  

The Transition Team is in contact with primary schools for all our new students to support the pastoral and academic transition of Year 6 students.  Applications for Year 7 admissions 2020 are now closed.  If you are moving into area please contact Admissions at Devon County Council for further support and information.

Please submit your 'Crossing the Bridge' Transition Tasks to by Monday, 6 July.  Please note that while the additional Padlet activities are there to stretch and challenge students in preparation for the next phase of their learning journey, these are optional and do not need to be emailed in.  Please do however send in your completed transition challenges to

Our Transition Team are here to support Year 6 parents, and should you have any enquiries in the meantime please email or call the College.

Everybody Worries -  Written and illustrated by Jon Burgerman

Inspired by conversations with his parent friends who weren’t sure how to explain what is happening right now to their small children, artist and writer Jon Burgerman decided to do something to help.

“I decided to write a book about worry and stress and how normal it is and how we can try and mitigate it. I think we might not acknowledge that small children worry as much as they do. Without a means of expressing their anxieties the stress can manifest and have adverse effects.

It’s important to talk openly about what is going on and that the feelings we’re experience are being felt by a lot of people, and that by sharing and caring for each other we can try and make it a little better.”

Everybody Worries offers your child the reassuring message that this crisis will pass, we are there for them, and we will get through this together.

To access a copy of this free eBook please follow this link.