Rushby Mead
Letchworth Garden City

01462 620555

Pixmore Junior School


Moving on


At this time in the school year, many of you will be thinking about the changes your child will be experiencing soon. For some this will mean moving from one year group to another within our school, whilst for others it will mean moving to a new school. This is an exciting time, but we also appreciate how stressful this time can be for children and their parents.

We attach a great deal of importance to ensuring that children are well supported before, and during transition, at every stage. Our Policy for transition below sets out how we manage transition to help children settle into their new school and/or class as quickly as possible.

 We have attached information to provide you with details about what to expect, and how to prepare your child for the changes.

We encourage you to come into school to talk to your child’s class teacher, the SENCo or Head Teacher if you have any questions about any aspect of transfer or transition. For parents considering sending their child to our school, visits are also encouraged. Please call the school office on 01462 620555 to arrange a visit.

 We look forward to working with you and your child to ensure that the changes they experience are happy ones.

Year 2 to 3 Transition

 Moving from Infant School to Junior School is a massive transitional point for many children. We work closely with our local Infant feeder schools to ensure we have as good a picture as possible to help your child start their Key Stage 2 journey with us. 

In addition to a transition day, where your child spends the day at Pixmore with their new teacher and class, we also arrange additional visits for children with special educational needs. Parents are invited to a 'New to Year 3' parent meeting in the summer term ahead of transition day and are given a wealth of information about starting at junior school.

Below we have included some links to useful information about transition to junior school.

Starting School Information: Starting School Leaflet

Tours for prospective parents applying for Year 3 places for September 2024 will take place on:

13th November 2023 with tours running at 4pm, 4.30pm and 5pm

14th November 2023 with tours running at 9.45-10.30am and 11-11.45am

Year 6 to 7 Transition

Many of our Pixmore children go on to local schools in and around Letchworth. Pixmore have excellent relationships with all of the local secondary schools and make it a priority to give our pupils the best handover to help them have a positive start to their secondary careers.

Please find links to transition booklets and information we use with the children and families to support them in this transition to KS3. 

Click the image below to view important dates for the transition process.

Information about Secondary Open Evening and Events ahead of your child going to secondary school in September 2024

Yr6 to 7 Transition Booklet