Lochside Academy Primary 7 Transition Day – Wednesday 20th June 2018

11 June 2018

Dear Parents / Carers

As we look forward to the opening of Lochside Academy in August, I am very pleased to update you on arrangements for our very first Primary 7 Transition Day that has been arranged for your child that will take place  on Wednesday 20th  June 2018 in Sir Ian Wood Building , Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen.

Transportation :

All pupils will be transported by a bus departing from their primary school at 8.45am, please ensure that your child is not late as the bus cannot wait. to the Sir Ian Wood Building. After lunch, pupils will be transported by bus to Lochside Academy. Pupils will be returned to their primary school by bus, following a tour of Lochside Academy, with buses leaving Lochside Academy at 3.00pm .

Programme :

8.45am Pupils transported from primary school to RGU, Garthdee Road.

9.00am – 9.30am Welcome to Primary 7 Transition Day

9.30am – 10.10am Period 1

10.10am – 10.50am Period 2

10.50am – 11.05am Break in main auditorium

11.05am – 11.45am Period 3

11.45am – 12.15pm Period 4

12.15pm – 12.45pm Lunch time in main auditorium (pupils to bring their own lunch)

12.45pm – 1.15pm Pupils transported to Lochside Academy

1.15pm – 2.15pm Tour of Lochside Academy

2.15pm – 3.00pm Farewell

3.00pm Pupils transported from Lochside Academy to their primary school

Break Time / Lunch Time :

Pupils should bring their own morning snacks and packed lunch for eating at appropriate times.

Parent/Carer Evening Meeting:

Wednesday 20th June 2018 at 6.30pm in Sir Ian Wood Building , Garthdee Road

Our Primary 7 Transition Day is a significant event for your child and we appreciate that parents/carers and children will have a number of questions about making the transition from primary school to Lochside Academy. To facilitate this well, I am very pleased to invite you to a Parental Engagement event that will take place at 6.30pmin the Sir Ian Wood at RGU on Garthdee Road.

If you require any further assistance or support with this Transition Day then please do not hesitate to contact your child’s school.

Yours sincerely

Neil Hendry

Head Teacher



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