Year 7 Intake 2021

We are delighted you have chosen Haywood Academy for your child’s secondary education. This year, we are restricted in our induction process by the coronavirus pandemic but we have created a range of activities and resources to support your child’s move to secondary school.

We will continue to update the resources below over the summer term. If you have any questions then please email 

Welcome to Haywood Academy

Welcome from Mr Dawes, Principal

Mr Gater – Year 7 Performance Leader

Mrs Wild – Transition Coordinator

Transition Booklet

Student Information

At Haywood Academy we realise that the transition from Primary to Secondary is a big change. The resources below encourage children to talk about the move from Primary to Secondary schools and offer support with this change.

Young Minds / Beano

 – ‘Chickens First Day at School’

Top Tips for Starting Secondary School

Find your Feet Schools Video – emotions of being Y7

 BBC Bitesize ‘Day in the life of a Y7’ & ‘Getting Lost’

Parental Guide & ‘Cheat Sheet’

Supporting a Child Moving to Secondary School



Parent Information

Chromebook Parent Information and Guidance

Transition Tips for Parents

Ten ways for parents to help children cope with change.

Student Acceptable Use Policy (Internet and ICT)
Expectations and conditions that students must follow when using ICT and the internet within the Academy. 

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 
Haywood Academy may collect information from you, and receive information about you, or your child, from your previous school. 

Free School Meals Letter and Form
Please follow this link if you would like to apply for free school meals. 

Haywood Academy Student Dress Code
Haywood Academy’s expectations for the student uniform.

Uniform Shop Information
On this page you will find a comprehensive description of the Haywood Academy uniform, and information about where you can purchase it.  

Please follow the link to view our frequently asked questions.


Welcome Letter

Transition Evening Letter

Transition Evening PowerPoint

Head of Faculty Welcome Videos 

Art and Design




Food and Textiles


PE (Girls)



Music and Dance




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  • Strong and trusting relationships consistently create a calm and purposeful working atmosphere.


  • Students have access to a wide range of exciting resources and learn specific skills through well-paced and sequenced activities.


  • Behaviour around the school is consistently orderly and students are polite and helpful.


  • Without a doubt, my time at Haywood firmly placed me on the path to Oxford.

    Jordan Williamson, Trinity College, Oxford