New Intake September 2017

Welcome to Clyst Vale, if you are going to be joining us as a student or parent we hope the following information will be helpful.

The person responsible for coordinating your move from Primary to Secondary School is Bridget Adie. You can contact her at .

Our Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) is Val Hudson. If you have a need to contact her, she can be reached at . She liaises directly with the Primary School SENCos regarding pupils with Special Educational Needs.


Follow the link below to read the Essential Guide to Clyst Vale.

Clyst Vale Essential Guide 2016


Our Transition Programme for 2016-17

Event Dates
Open Evening

Come along to our Open Evening to see what CVCC has to offer. This is an evening to investigate all areas of the college and speak to the teachers in their departments. It is an opportunity to see what we are so proud of at CVCC.

The event starts at 6pm in the Hall with an introduction by the Principal, Kevin Bawn.

If you are unable to get here for 6pm, this will be repeated at 7.00pm.


Tuesday 13 September 2016


Year 6 Pupils Open Week

Your opportunity to visit CVCC during a normal school day, visit lessons, speak to pupils and get a guided tour around the college. We look forward to seeing you there!

Monday 3 to Friday 7 October 2016
Notification of Secondary School Places  
Year 6 pupils find out which Secondary school they will be going to! End of February, beginning of March 2017


Sustainability Day

This event is for Year 5 students from our feeder primary schools. The students will be taken to the Broadclyst Community farm, meet with Layla from the canteen and find out about where their food comes from. There is a quiz and the students will take a poster back to their primary schools to report back to their peers.

March 2017
Buggy Day

Students visit CVCC for the day to design their own buggy, using our laser cutter.

Date TBC


Visits to Primary Schools

Bridget Adie (Transition Coordinator) and some Year 7 pupils will visit the Year 6 pupils transferring to CVCC and share some information with them.

End of the Spring Term and the beginning of the Summer Term 2017
Information Packs for Year 6 Students and their Parents/Carers

We will be sending out an information pack for you just before the May half term break.

This pack contains information about our School communication system, school information, uniform & the cashless catering system.

Several of these documents need to be completed and returned to Clyst Vale Community College during the New Intake Days – between 5 and 7 July 2017.

End of May 2017
Non-Feeder School Pupils’ Evening

This is for pupils and their parents/carers, who are starting at Clyst Vale in Year 7 in September 2017 from schools outside our catchment. It gives the pupils the opportunity to meet other students in the same position.

This event starts at 5.30pm and will take about an hour.

We will have some of this year’s Year 7 students coming to help, who were all in the same position last year.

A separate letter is sent out, about two weeks before the event inviting you to attend.  You can confirm your attendance by emailing Claire Phillips () or by telephoning on 01392 463919.

We look forward to meeting you then!

Wednesday 14 June 2017

5.30 pm

Post-16 block.


New Intake Days

Students will work with their new Tutors and experience life at Clyst Vale

Wednesday 5 July to Friday 7 July 2017

Meet in the main hall at 8.50am

Parents’ Evening for Year 6 Students This gives parents the opportunity to meet the tutor responsible for their pastoral care during their time at CVCC and their Head of School. Wednesday 12 July 2017