• Year 7

Progression to Year 7: Sept 2017

Tewkesbury School Key Dates 

Tutor group release date - Wednesday 21 June. The tutor group information is supplied to primary schools on Wednesday 21 June to share with children.

Saturday 1st July 8.50am-1.00pm - New Year 7 student-parent learning day - Sports Hall. School Trends uniform on sale. 

Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th July - New Year 7 induction days.  These days are a compulsory part of the transition process. Students will experience two full days at Tewkesbury School.

Tuesday 11th July 4-7pm, Gym - School Trends uniform event. Pencil cases filled with stationery and calculators also on sale.

10th - 22nd July - Trutex and School Togs uniform stores are offering a 10% discount during these weeks  

Tuesday 5th September, 8.35am - First day of term for Year 7 only.

Other useful information

Your child will be issued with a welcome pack during our primary visits. This contains the admission form and a Moving up to Tewkesbury School student handbook that your child will need to keep and use in September.  Please read this over the summer and keep this in a safe place to bring to school on the first day of term!

Tewkesbury School's uniform grant for new Year 7 students

Grants in support of purchasing new school uniform for students transferring in September 2017 can be applied for via Tewkesbury School. The grant is a one off payment, for the amount of £50.00.  You can only apply for this during the Summer Term 2017. An application form will be supplied in the 'Welcome Pack', can be downloarded below or can be obtained from the school's finance office. Please ensure that you provide the relevant supporting information.

The grants are only available to Parents/Guardians who receive either Income Support, Income Related Employment & Support Allowance, Income-Based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), Support Under Part VI of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999, Child Tax Credit, provided you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) that does not exceed £16,190, or the Guaranteed element of State Pension.

Uniform, specifically our blazer with the pre-embroidered school badge, girls skirts and trousers with the school logo, v neck jumpers with logo, the clip-on school tie with house colour and the Tewkesbury School PE kit can be purchased from schooltogs Cheltenham, Trutex in Gloucester and online from SchoolTrends. PE kit can be purchased from Martin Berrill Sports in Gloucester.

Free School Meals

You will also be eligible for Free School Meals if you are entitled to the benefits listed above. If you are not already in receipt but are entitled please do apply. The application guidlelines can be viewed on the Gloucestershire County Council website here.