Transition into Secondary


Welcome to Bolton St Catherine's Academy

Latest news - 22nd June 2020

Today we have sent out Welcome Packs to all our new Year 7 starters, here is what we have included:

Update letter - this gives an update of our new transition arrangements:

  • Senior Leadership Meetings to be held 6th - 17th July
  • Virtual tours – now available, see below
    • Messages from Mrs Lucas and your support team.
    • Virtual tour of BSCA and answering some important questions for when you start with us in September.
  • First day information

Data Collection Form (for those who have not yet returned it)

Welcome Booklet - find out much more about BSCA before September

Time Capsule activity that your child can complete and keep as a record of their experience through lockdown





Students and parents can keep connected to BSCA using our website and social media:

Website -
This gives you a wealth of information about BSCA from our contact details, news updates, our values and vision, welfare and Christian support, expectations and values, curriculum information, and much much more, please use it to get to know BSCA better.

Facebook - /OfficialBSCA/
We use Facebook to update you with events that will be happening in school, celebrating students, trips student have gone on and sharing what is happening in the community.

Twitter - @official_BSCA
We use Twitter to celebrate our students, share with you trips students have gone on and what is happening in the community.

Our Christian Youth Support team have taken over our Instagram account, and share with you messages of support, celebrations throughout the year, all about the fundraising we do and how well we do it.

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With the current coronavirus situation and school closure, all events are postponed until further notice. We will do our best to keep in touch with as much information as possible.

Please don't hesitate to contact our Pastoral team via the contact form below or emailing Miss O'Donnell -



Contact Form

Please complete the form below if you wish to contact the Year 7 Leader, Mrs O'Donnell and she will get back to you as soon as possible.

N.B. Please be aware that response times will be longer during school holidays.


We are delighted that your child has been offered a place at BSCA. We have a team of staff in place to help and support you and your child through this exciting time as they transition into the next stage of their education.

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Miss O'Donnell      Miss Butler           Mr Whittaker           Mrs Williams

Year 7 Leader         KS3 Lead             Deputy Head   Administration Manager                                                                                                                     

Miss Beers -Senior Administrator

We want each student to believe in themselves, to strive to be the very best they can, to care for our community and to achieve the very best academic results possible. That is why our values are 'Believe, Strive, Care and Achieve'. These values will drive all that we do together at Bolton St Catherine's and help to shape each student and who they become.

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We have sent home important information to help make the transition process as productive and supportive as possible for you and your child. You MUST complete, sign and return in the pre addressed envelope no later than 15th June 2020.

Should you have any questions or concerns with regards transition, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01204 332533, by email or via the contact form below.

To download the letter and other information we have sent home click on the links below:

Sent home March 2020

Welcome Letter

Data Collection and Agreements Booklet - needs to be completed and returned by June 2020

Uniform Information and Term dates