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We feel there is a lot we can do to make the settling in period as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. That is why we work with students from as early as Year 5 from our feeder schools, inviting them to visit the Academy on a regular basis to familiarise themselves with life at Sir Thomas Wharton Academy. Our feeder schools are:

We dedicate the first day of term to the new Year 7 to make them feel totally welcome. Within the first few weeks we have a full programme of settling in activities designed to help students to get to know the Academy, the staff and each other.