Transition to The Bay Secondary School

Welcome to Year 6 students and families

We have great pleasure in welcoming you and your family to The Bay CE School. We are delighted that you and your child have chosen to join our welcoming and vibrant school community. The Bay CE School is a school that will encourage, support and challenge students to be their very best and to achieve ambitious goals, both inside the classroom and within the extensive range of extra-curricular and enrichment activities that we offer.

This is a very exciting time for students as they prepare to move from Primary school to join us here at The Bay. We know that as well as the excitement they will be feeling, they may also be a little nervous. There is a team of people here at The Bay who will help students to make the transition, with a range of activities and events planned to help them settle in as quickly as possible. Students will soon be feeling right at home and enjoying the many opportunities that we have to offer.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Plested by emailing

Welcome pack

A welcome pack was posted home to students on Thursday 5th March 2020. Click here to view a copy of the letter.

You can click here to view a copy of the Bay CE School Information Guide, which contains lots of useful and practical information about the school.

Click here to view a copy of the letter to parents dated 30th March 2020 regarding the implications of the Coronavirus to Year 6 into 7 Transition.

Uniform and PE kit

Click here to read information about purchasing uniform and PE kit.

Welcome from Mrs Plested and Mrs Farley

Click here to view a copy of the equipment list.

Virtual Information Evening April 2020

Click here to view the video by Mrs Plested, Specialist Teacher

Click here to view the Presentation with key information about transition at The Bay School.

Video tour of the school for Year 6 students:

Welcome video from Mrs Westcott-Hayes, Head of School:

Welcome video from the Heads of House

Head of Blue House, Mr Bricknell
Head of Green House, Mr Price
Head of Red House, Mr Alabaster
Head of Yellow House, Ms Gentleman

Welcome from Year 7 Tutors

Mr Allen

My name is Mr Allen.  I’m Head of Faculty for Design & Technology, Art & Design and Applied Learning.

I’m looking forward to meeting you in September.  Remember to be open to new experiences and challenges, hold you head high and put your best foot forward.

Hopefully, you’ll come back to school energised, equipped and ready to learn. 



Miss Gaunt

Miss Harris

Hello year 7! I am Miss Harris and I am new to the Bay too, I look forward to meeting you all and getting to know you over our first year together. My door is always open, so feel free to pop by anytime. Have a fab summer and I will see you in September.





Miss Snook

Welcome to my tutor group and to all of Year 7. I am Miss Snook, I teach maths and also computer science. I have worked at the Bay for 7 years and I really enjoy every day.

I am looking forward to welcoming you all in September, it is going to be a very exciting time for me and for you. You have absolutely nothing to worry about, I will be there for you, to make sure you feel happy and settled.  Have a great summer and I will see you on your first day.





Mrs Webster 

Hello Year 7! 

My name is Mrs. Webster and I am really looking forward to seeing you all and welcoming you to our tutor group in September at the Bay CE School.

Even though we have not been able to meet while you are still in Year 6, please do not worry about anything as everything will be organised and ready for you to start in Year 7. So enjoy the summer holiday and we will all be prepared and  keen to begin a new year in September.


Mrs Tutton

Hello Year 7 and welcome to my tutor group, my name is Mrs Tutton and, like you, I’m new to the school.

I teach English and my favourite book has to be 1984 by George Orwell, I look forward to hearing what your favourite books are too. When I’m not reading, I’m often found out walking and enjoying our beautiful Island.

I’m really looking forward to us all being back in school and getting to know you all, I’m sure we’ll have some great tutor sessions.



Mr Staniforth

Hello Year 7 my name is Mr Staniforth and I am new to the school but really looking forward to being your tutor.

I am a Science teacher and love doing experiments in my lessons and can’t wait to meet you all back at school to share some great experiences together. Always feel free to knock on my door if you are unsure about anything.

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