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Moving onto the senior school

Your child will have grown and developed enormously by the time he or she is ready to go into Year 7. The Westholme experience continues at the Senior School. It is expected that Junior School pupils will progress to the Senior School at Wilmar Lodge and all of the Year 6 students sit the entrance exam which takes place in the January preceding September entry. Throughout the school year, the students go to Wilmar Lodge for many activities and events inlcuding Sports' Days and various performances in the Croston Theatre and are familiar with the surroundings.

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The students in Year 6 visit the Senior School every Thursday for a Transition Day, where they experience lessons that are on offer at Senior School including EPR and Computing. They are also taught by Senior School staff. This ensures for a smooth transition when they actually join Senior School in Year 7. They also enjoy an induction day in the summer term of Year 6 where they get the opportunity to meet their new teachers and mix with many of their new friends. This helps them to see what life is like at the Senior School. 

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