Year 7 Parental Survey 2017-18

13 December 2017 | Parent Surveys, School News

Year 7 parents and carers were invited to complete a survey about their child’s transition from primary school to Weatherhead High School. The survey was conducted at the autumn term Form Tutor’s evening and we received 170 responses – thank you.

We want to thank those participants for taking the time to complete the survey and to share the results with the Weatherhead School Community.

1. How would you describe the transition process from primary school to Weatherhead High School?

2. What were the key reasons for selecting Weatherhead High School?

“The reviews on the school were enough for us to choose this school.”

“The extra support (SEND) available to my daughter.”

“The achievements the school have made are very promising.”

“Impressive open evening, amazing facilities and opportunities, nurturing, approachable staff.”

“Excellent feedback, great support system for my daughter’s needs. Friendly atmosphere.”

“Reputation of the school, quality of teaching, pleasant buildings/teaching environment, variety of extra-curricular activities.”

“This was the school my child felt confident going to.”

“Excellent feedback from past pupils.”

“Fantastic impression it left after Open Evening.”

“Location, results, friendliness of staff and pupils at Open Evening.”

“Great Ofsted report. Daughter is making excellent progress.”

“This school is the best.”

“Sense of community, excellent leadership.”

3. Could we have improved any aspect of the transition process from primary to secondary school?

4. Would you recommend Weatherhead to another parent?

5. My child is well looked after at school.

6. Any further comments?

“We were impressed by how well organised the school was, the facilities and the teachers all seem to praise the school so much. It gave us great confidence that our daughter would develop in such a wonderful school.”

“We have been impressed with the transition process overall. Staff have been extremely helpful and responsive.”“Thanks for such a strong support network for [my daughter].”

“Was supported well when I raised concerns.”

“Very pleased with Weatherhead so far, and the progress my daughter is making and how well she has settled in.”

“My daughter has made lots of friends and enjoys coming to school.”

“Had a great transition from primary to secondary school.”

“I was very impressed with the way school handled an issue with bullying.”

“Really pleased with how well my daughter has settled in and all the extra activities and support available to her.”


“Best comprehensive in the borough.”