Welcome to Childwall Sports & Science Academy

Welcome to the Year 6 transition page. This page provides parents and new students with further information about the transition process of becoming a Childwall Sports and Science Academy student.


Welcome Tour of Childwall Sports & Science Academy

We were so sorry that COVID 19 restrictions prevented us from inviting our current Year 7s into school this Summer prior to them joining us in September.

To make sure they knew how important they are to us we put together a short video which gave them a taste of the fabulous facilities, classrooms and places to relax that we have in our school. It also gave them the chance to meet some of the staff who would be there to greet them on their first day!

We would like to invite you to take a look at the video and join us on your very own 'Virtual Tour' of Childwall SSA!



We like to fully prepare for the arrival of our new Year 7 students each September and have created some useful resources for you and your child to look at and work through in preparation for joining Childwall SSA. Just click on the titles below and have a look!

  • Read our Transition Activity Booklet, packed full of ideas and activities to help you prepare for your first days at your new school.
  • Try the fun of activities in our COVID Learning Projects booklet
  • Read some really useful information in our Handy Guide for new Year 7s.
  • Take a look at the All About Mebooklet which will arrive in the post very soon for you to complete and bring with you on your first day in school. We can't wait to see it!

You can also read the OSSME Transition Back to School booklet which we posted on our website recently and you may find helpful in preparing to start a new school during these unusual times!


A Day in the Life of Childwall Sports & Science Academy

Click here to join your Head of Year Mr Backhouse as he takes you through a typical day at CSSA. He will answer some of the questions you may have and give you a glimpse into what you can expect when you join us in September.


School Uniform and PE Kit - Useful Information

If you are about to but new school uniform and/or PE kit for the start of the new school year in September, we have some useful information for you about how to do this either in store or on line. Click here for more details and a Price List

Below are a selection of quotes from our intake of Year 7 students who have enjoyed an overwhelmingly positive experience in our safe and happy school.

We hope to welcome you soon!



"When I first came to Childwall I was nervous, scared and worried because I did not know what to expect. After only three weeks I can honesty say that all my fears have been put to rest."

"The teachers and members of staff are lovely. Everyone is kind, helpful, friendly and makes you feel really at home."

"Coming here just seems to give me the feeling that there is something to look forward to everyday."

"At first I thought I would never make any friends, but Childwall has boosted my confidence."

"The reason you should join our Childwall family is because we have such a happy, educational, fun and safe environment."

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