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Transition — Joining in Year 7

We are delighted to welcome you to Exmouth Community College.  We are really looking forward to getting to know all about you and excited to be part of your educational journey, helping you to learn whilst also supporting you to make progress academically and socially. We will help you grow in confidence and maturity.

Primary School Visits,

Key members of the Year 7 Team will meet with your class teacher to gets lots of important information about you.

This will include information regarding your learning so far, who you work well with in lessons and the positive friendships you have within your school. We will also visit you at your school to help you learn all about being a student in Exmouth College. 

Tutor Groups

We realise knowing which tutor group you will be in is important to you!

We use all the information from your Primary School to organise the new Year 7 tutor groups.  It is important students are placed in groups that help all students make the best possible progress in learning at ECC. You will normally have at least one other student from your Primary School in your tutor group and if there has been a positive friendship suggestion by your Primary School, we will do our very best to accommodate that.  

Welcome Sessions

There will be a Welcome Day on Monday 5th July where you will be meet your Tutor Group.

That evening you and your parents are invited to the College when Mr Davis, the Principal will give a talk. Your parents/carers will be able to meet your tutor.  There are two sessions in the evening, and you will need to attend the one for your tutor group.

An opportunity to visit the library will happen in the Summer Term where they will explain all the exciting ways you can get involved in reading at the College.


Contacting us

At this time of year some of your parents/carers may like to contact us. Your parents/carers can sign up to our Facebook page ‘ECC Year 7s from September 2021’ which will have lots of useful information about transition to the College. They can also email us, and we will respond as soon as we can. transition@exmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk

Most information you will need is covered by the Quick Guide for Parents & Carers


Uniform

Our uniform is designed to present a positive image of our College, to both our local and wider community.  All students in Years 7 to 11 wear uniform. To find out what you need to wear click here


The Library (Follow on Twitter)

At Exmouth Community College we are passionate about reading!

  • Reading improves vocabulary by 26%
  • The more you read, the more you enjoy reading
  • Reading will improve future academic success
  • Reading enhances the imagination
  • Reading improves writing, grammar and communication skills

 If you are not yet a member of Devon Libraries, it's easy and free for you to sign up

Your chance to WIN a Kindle Fire! 

Take part in the Summer Reading Challenge here

 

 

 

 

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Sport at ECC

Here is a taster of what the College has to offer budding young athletes.

 

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