School Transition

The school works closely in partnership with a large number of Primary schools to provide a purposeful and smooth transition for students of all backgrounds and circumstances. The school offers a large range of enrichment and support activities to students at the key points of the transition process. These have included:

  • Transition team ‘Passport to High School’ workshops run by DMHS students in local primary schools
  • Pen Pal Transition programme with Hobbayne Primary school and Year 7 students
  • International, award winning author, Dave Cousins, workshops for Year 7 students and their Year 6 pen pals
  • Transition team building exercises Year 7 and Year 12
  • Pupil Premium Summer School including visits to places such as the theatre, Sky Studios, Tower of London, Cadbury World and Buckingham Palace
  • Subject option support programme and booklet for Year 9 students selecting their GCSE choices
  • Induction workshops for new Year 12 students
  • Transition Expressive Arts Festival
  • Netball workshops run by KS3 students with local primary schools
  • Transition schemes of work developed for, and in liaison with, local primary schools
  • Drama Transition Workshop
  • SEAL support Year 7 pastoral team
  • Scheme of work audit to ensure continuity in the transition from KS2 to KS3
  • Maths Faculty Transition Buddies
  • Science Transition Workshops


Former student knighted

Sir Singh’s Retirement.

Please see the three letters below  regarding Sir Pritpal Singh’s retirement

From Sir Pritpal Singh

From the Chair of Governors

Further Information

Autumn Term 2019 Newsletter






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