Year 6 Transition

September 2020 Intake

On this page you will find some useful videos and documents that will help prepare you for life at Ripley St Thomas.  We hope that you are excited to join us in September and we can't wait to meet you!

Click on the image below to view the full playlist of information videos. 

Alternatively, click on the individual links beneath for specific information.

Introduction from Mrs Walmsley, Acting Principal

Introduction from Mrs Burr, Year 7 Progress Leader

Pastoral overview from Mrs Casson, Vice Principal

Co-curricular programme, presented by Mr Gillthorpe

Introducing Ripley's new Chaplain, Michael Reynolds

Information Booklet

Frequently Asked Questions

Parent Survey - UPDATED late addition

Pupils Travelling to School

Summer Work

In preparation for your start in September, we would like you to complete some activities over the summer. 

Please click on the images below for further information:

Letter of Introduction to your Progress Tutor

Transition Quiz   (you will need the map for this)



You will have received in the post a copy of The One and Only Ivan which you are expected to read over the summer.  You should also complete the Starter, Main and Dessert activities which were in your pack.  For further information about this, please click on the image below to watch the video.  

We have also included a series of extension tasks should you wish to complete more literacy based activities. 

Click on the Cubio Card image below for details.

Cubio Card

Maths Transition Booklet

Further information for new starters is available for download via the buttons on the right. You can also join us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates. If you have any queries, please email