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Transition Workshops 2022
Transition to secondary school is a significant step in every young person’s journey in education and beyond. Providing the information and guidance to support that process is a responsibility we take very seriously.
See below details for our Transition Workshops taking place as part of our Year 7 Induction, helping our future students get ready for September 22.
Our transition workshops present excellent opportunities for your child to get to know the school site, their new teachers and fellow students. Bookings can be made two weeks prior to the event date and we will send further details closer to the time.
DT Transition Workshop - Thursday, 31 March 2022
Subject: Design & Technology
Numbers: 60 Students (In rooms W04 & W05)
Activity: Students will be working in small teams to explore different forces and design and build structures to test these forces on.
Tickets can be ordered from Friday, 18 March at 18:00 here.
Science Transition Workshop - Thursday, 21 April 2022
Numbers: 60 Students
Activity: The science transition workshop will allow you to enter the magical world of Hogwarts to come to the aid of Harry, Ron and Hermione to help them work out what and who poisoned Professor Dumbledore!
Tickets can be ordered from Friday, 25 March at 18:00 here.
Mathematics Transition Workshop - Thursday, 12 May 2022
Mathematics Transition Workshop
Numbers: 90 Students
Activity: Students will be working with the maths teachers of SST to complete some fun puzzles, code breakers and numeracy challenges, getting to know your future Maths teachers and what Maths is like in a secondary school.
Tickets can be ordered from Friday, 29 March at 18:00 here.
Humanities Transition Workshop - Thursday, 26 May 2022
Numbers: 40 students
Activity: This is an exciting collaboration between the Humanities and Drama department where students will be Mapping the historical events of Queen Elizabeth II reign in celebration of her platinum jubilee. Students will be encouraged to travel back in time , research a key event given to them by teachers where they need to create a horrible histories song / rap and perform it. This will then end with a mock Tea party.
Tickets can be ordered from Friday, 13 May at 18:00 here.
Computer Science Transition Workshop - Thursday, 9 June 2022
Classrooms: W14 & W15
Topic: Students will be having the opportunity to work with our computer science team to have a go at Python programming. They will be learning all about the program and will have the opportunity to use this to program drawings of different shapes and scenes.
Tickets can be ordered from Friday, 27 May at 18:00 here.
Languages and Linguistics Transition Workshop - Thursday, 16 June 2022*
Classrooms: E14 & E15
Topic: With its focus on the science of language and all the fascinating insights it has to offer, our Languages and Linguistics curriculum here at SST is unique. This is your chance to go beyond the words and get a taste of the intricacies and patterns that underly the incredible variety of languages spoken across the globe.
Tickets can be ordered from Friday, 10 June at 18:00 here.
*Date amended from Thursday, 2 June 2022 due to the additional Bank Holiday
Art Transition Workshop - Thursday, 23 June 2022
Classrooms: Art Room
Topic: Students will be studying Picasso and will be creating masks inspired by his work. During a fun collaborative art workshop involving drawing skills, 3D forms and working with your new peers.
Tickets can be ordered from Friday, 17 June at 18:00 here.
English Transition Workshop - Wednesday, 29 June 2022
Topic: The English workshop will be a chance to not only get to know more about your SST teachers, but also to help us get to know you as we will be crafting blurbs for your own autobiography!
Tickets can be ordered from Friday, 24 June at 18:00 June at 18:00 here.