- A very warm welcome to Light Hall School!
This page is designed to make you feel as welcome as possible, and to try and help you find all the information you need to feel part of our Light Hall family.
The purpose of the transition evening is to run through the key aspects of life at Light Hall. As well presentations from the Headteacher and Progress and Development Leader, there will be displays from our uniform suppliers with our attendance officer, finance officer and pastoral manager will be attending to discuss any queries you may have.
Our school transition day with the majority of primary schools is in July.
We have also added information below regarding:
- A link to our school shop
- A virtual tour of the school
- FAQ section
We hope that you have everything you need to make a positive start at Light Hall in the Autumn term. However, if you can’t find what you are looking for, or are just unsure, please contact us at email@example.com and we will endeavour to help you.
We look forward to meeting you all, the latest members of our Light Hall family.
From all of us at The Light Hall Team.
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One of our main tools of communication is throught ClassCharts. This is an online platform where we can share, among many things, messages, rewards, sanctions, homework.
For further details please follow this link: Class Charts
Here a a few useful websites for mental health and to support emotional well-being:
- SOLAR – Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Barnardo’s and Autism West Mid-lands work together to provide emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Solihull. Link to SOLAR services
- Young Minds website has a variety of resources and information about mental health issues in children and young people, including specific advice about how Coronavirus may affect mental health.Support, information and advice for 11-17 year olds. Link to Young Minds
- Free, anonymous online counselling and support for young people. Link to Kooth
- Everyday mindfulness, meditation and relaxation for stress, anxiety and to promote sleep. Link to Headspace
Need Further Help?
The school does have an online shop where you can buy essential items.
How to Order:
- Decide which items you need
- Using the button below, place your order through your Parentpay account
- Your child can collect their order from Student Services
Frequently Asked Questions
Moving from primary school to secondary school can be a little daunting and there may be lots of things that you are not sure about. We have put together some frequently asked questions which may help address some of your concerns. Please do not worry; there will be lots of adults and students to help you settle in.
If you realise as soon as you get to school, you can use the phone in student services to contact home to see if it can be brought in, otherwise the PE department will lend you some spare kit.
Retrace your steps to see if you can find the lost item in the classrooms that you have been in or in the playground. Lost property is located in student services so check there to see if it has been handed in.
The school does not allow mobile phones to be used on school site or accept any responsibility for mobile phones getting lost or damaged.
Not necessarily, although you will be able to meet up with them at break times and clubs after school. Secondary school is a great opportunity to meet new people and make new friends.
Yes, you can choose whether to bring in your own lunch or buy food from school.
Yes, we encourage all students to bring a water bottle to school. We have water fountains in school where they can be refilled.
You can join as many clubs as you like. A few clubs go on at lunch times but lots take place after school and they are all free. The extra-curricular timetable will be put on the website each half term.
Yes, please make sure you ride sensibly and wear a helmet. You will need a lock to secure your bike in the bike store
Please do not worry; this is one of the biggest concerns for all new pupils starting secondary school. At Light Hall, we have a team of anti- bullying champions who will support anyone who is worried. You will be introduced to our anti-bullying champions when you start with us.
Please discuss any worries with your form tutor. If necessary they will involve the pastoral staff who are dedicated to support you throughout school.
Yes, Solihull music service come into school to offer a range of music lessons which will need to be paid for.
You will get more homework than you are probably used to getting at primary school. If you are struggling with any homework, you must speak to your teacher and they will help you. We also run a homework club after school to support you.
If you feel ill, tell your teacher and they will send you to student services where one of our first aiders will decide whether you are well enough to go back to class or if your parents/carers need to come and take you home.