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Transition Challenges

Over the coming weeks we will be adding resources to keep you informed and up to date with the transition to starting Poynton High School as our Year 7 Class of 2021.

Before looking at the challenges below. Please click here to be taken to the "Meet the Transition Team" page for welcome videos from Mr Latch, Miss Gyves and Mr Jackson.

The Transition Challenges are shown below

Challenge 6 - English (Read Seven Before Seven)

Let's Get Reading

Challenge 5 - Science

Click on the challenge below to take part in three challenges set by our Science department. Please send any of your findings to

Mr Lambert put together a video as part of our lockdown lessons on magnetism, where he goes through how to make a compass. Please have a watch if you would like to see step-by-step instructions of how to make your own compass.


Challenge 4 - Moving Up Booklet

Read the Challenge below then click on the image to open up the Moving Up Booklet. Read through the booklet and then click on the link at the bottom to enter your questions. 

Click the image below to submit any questions you have:

or use the following address:

Challenge 3 - Cupcake Competition

Miss Corry and the Technology Team have set you the challenge to come up with the best decorated cupcakes. Please read the competition details below and then watch the video to give you step-by-step instructions of how to make and decorate your cupcakes. Timings can be found under the video to help you find the most useful part for you to create your best bake. Good luck!

Challenge 3 Video - Miss Corry

Timings for the sections of the video:

Start - Introduction of competition

0:37 - Recipe

1:20 - Making the cupcakes

8:15 - Making the icing

12:37 - Decorating

17:05 - Recap

Challenge 2 - Pass The Ball Challenge (set by the PE Team)

Watch the PE Team's video of them showing off their "silky" skills and an introduction to the challenge from Mr Henderson (Head of PE). Further details are under the video.


Challenge 1 - Write a Letter to PHS

Please click on the image to send your letter

Getting Around PHS

Please click on the challenge below to be taken to the Getting Around PHS page

Meet Willow - The PHS School Dog

Willow has been a valued member of the Poynton family since September 2019 and we look forward to her getting even more involved in school life next year.

Click on her picture below to be taken to Willow's own transition page, including a couple of videos about her: