Year 7 Information September 2021

We are really excited about welcoming your children to Great Baddow High School to begin the second stage of their learning journey.

Parents Evening Presentation

Please watch the Parents Evening Presentation which includes an introduction from our Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and Head of Year 7.

Information for Parents

The Information for Parents' brochure and documents for completion are at the bottom of this page. The Consent Form Checklist provides a summary of the forms that need to be completed and submitted by 16th July 2021.

Consent Form Checklist

This page will be updated regularly as a useful source of information to compliment any that is sent to your home or communicated via primary schools. 

Pope and Smith Uniform Shop

We would like to advise you that Pope and Smith will be closed until Tuesday 13 July due to a positive Covid test result for a member of staff. They will be posting information on their website and putting up on a notice on the shop door, however for urgent requests they are still able to fulfil online orders.

School Calculators

Please note that the calculators specified in the Information for Parents booklet (Casio fx-83GT Plus/fx-85GT Plus) have been discontinued and replaced by fx-83GTX / fx-85GTX.

Summer School

We have offered all our new September 2021 students the opportunity to attend a five day summer school aimed to support transition, develop skills, qualities, friendships in readiness for secondary education and of course to have some fun! 

Please email us on to express your interest.

(Approximate times: 9am – 3pm)

Please note the summer school is free of charge. 

View the Summer School Flyer

Summer Sports Camp

We are also running a Summer Sports Camp at a cost of £10 per day on 25th and 26th August 2021 from 10.00 a.m. to 15.00 p.m.

To book, please register your child using the link in the flyer below and complete and return the slip with a cheque (made payable to Great Baddow High School) or cash for the correct amount.

Summer Sports Camp Flyer and Registration

Free School Meals

If you are currently receiving Free School Meals, please be aware that you will need to reapply before your child starts at Great Baddow High School. It will not automatically transfer from your primary school. View information here.

Contract Buses

If you are interested in applying for a place on one of our contract buses, please contact Stephensons of Essex -  view the information on our website here.

Welcome Video

School Tour

Should you have any questions regarding transition please do not hesitate to contact Mrs F Coffey (Head of Year 7) via email through the main school office

Year 7 Transition Documents