Transition Team

Sara Wildes
Janine Astley
Transition Lead
Nathan Parkinson
Head of Year 7
Emily Thompson-O'Brien
Lisa Hickling
First Aid Practictioner
Mary Potter

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Year 7 Transition

We are delighted you are interested in applying to Barnsley Academy as the school at which your child will develop academically, socially and professionally.
To discover more about our school, please contact Janine Astley or
We aim to give each and every student the best possible start to their secondary education.  We understand, however, that the transition from primary to secondary school can be an unsettling time for students and their families.
BBC Bitesize has a selection of videos to support transition to secondary school
Call: 01226 773689/773588/773677/773506 
Fax: 01226 773682
Write: School Admissions, People Directorate, PO Box 634, Barnsley S70 9GG
Office hours: Monday to Thursday from 8.30am to 5pm and Fridays from 8.30am to 4.30pm

Secondary school places

If your child was born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010, you can apply in September 2020 for them a place at secondary school for the academic year starting September 2021.

Before applying for your child a place at secondary school, please read the information in our booklet: Admission to School - Academic Year 2021 - 2022 - Advice to Parents.

Applying for a place before 30 November 2020

For your child to start secondary school in September 2021, you need to apply for a place before the deadline of 30 November 2020. You must;

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