New Intake

Welcome to Clyst Vale!

Introduction from Dr Bawn
For students joining us in September 2022

Please use this enquiry form if you have specific questions relating to Y6 Admissions:

Year 6 Admissions: Enquiry Form

There is a great deal of information on this page (below) which was prepared for the September 2020 intake; however, much of it will be relevant for our September 2022 students, too, and will be fully updated soon.


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 Miss Izzy Matthews. You can contact her at

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

Year 7 Ambassador videos

Check out these videos of our Year 7 ambassadors talking about different aspects of life at secondary school including uniform, sport, and advice for the first day.

Uniform and equipmentSchool day routineFood and the canteen
Homework and plannersPraise and behaviourSchools system and ATHOS
Sport, clubs and libraryAdvice on what to expect on the first day
Virtual Tour

Take the Clyst Vale Community College ‘Virtual Tour’ by clicking here!


Key Dates 
Event Date
The events below are part of the transition package that we offer in any ordinary year.  We very much hope to be able to offer all of these opportunities to our September 2022 intake. We will advise of any changes as and when they are confirmed.
Transition Coordinator visits to feeder schools From 18th May
Y6 Non Feeder Schools evening Thursday 23rd June at 6PM
Information packs sent to new students May 2022
New Intake Induction Days Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th July
New Intake Parents’ Evening Monday 11th July
Transition Summer School Programme:

The Big Step Year 6-7, w/b 22nd August 2022

2022 Transition Programme, The Big Step


Y6 Maths Transition Booklet