Welcome to our new students in 2023!

Transition Day for year 6 students: Wednesday 12 July. Students will spend the day with us at Fortis.

Family information evening: Wednesday 12 July 6pm-7pm at Fortis Academy.

Buy or order uniform: 4:30pm – 6pm on Wednesday 12 July. Our uniform suppliers are here at Fortis Academy.

Students in Year 6 who are joining us in Year 7 in September 2023 will receive a wealth of information to help to prepare for the new year, including:

  • How we encourage reading and literacy
  • How we support and encourage independence
  • Top tips for parents
  • A welcome from our current year 7 students
  • Useful things you can do during the summer

On transition day, students should come to Fortis in their primary school’s uniform.

You can meet our uniform suppliers on transition day, but you can buy Fortis uniform during the summer holiday. Click the button below for more information.

Fortis Academy Uniform

We know that the step from Primary to Secondary is a big one! We want all our children to be excited and happy about coming to us in September, so we want to do everything we can to help you be ready and informed.

If you or your child are feeling worried about transition into year 7, you might find these resources helpful:

If your child has additional Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) we are running additional sessions:

Students with SEND (only) additional transition days: 10:00am – 12:00 noon on Thursday 6 and Monday 10 July.

We will keep in contact with our families by email, but we encourage you to get in touch with any questions about the transition process: