In September you will start high school at Hednesford Valley High. This DVD will help you to get to know your new school and your new teachers. Hednesford Valley High School is a high school. This means that it is a bit different to your primary school. You will have new teachers and be taught exciting lessons in new classrooms. You will also meet new people and make new friends. At break time you have the chance to go outside and play. We have a wonderful play area on our playground. Everybody has a chance to enjoy the play area. At lunchtime you eat lunch in the school hall. If you have a school dinner then you collect your meal from the serving hatch. All classes eat together with the staff. When you have eaten your lunch you can go out to play or go to a club. We have a lot of lunch time clubs for you to enjoy. This is Mrs Walton This is Mrs Bates They will be your Form Tutors. You will register in either 7NWa in Orange Room, or 7VBa in Black Room. This is Mrs Russell This is Miss Fisher This is Miss Winwood They work with Year 7 and will give you any help you might need. This is Mrs Rattan. She is the Headteacher at Hednesford Valley High School. She does lots of important work in her office and around the school. This is Mrs Tracey. She is the Deputy Headteacher at Hednesford Valley High School. She also does lots of important work in her office and all around the school. This is Mrs Fox. She is the School Bursar. Mrs Fox collects the dinner money and any other money you have for the school You can find Mrs Fox in the school office. This is Mrs Conroy. She is the school receptionist. Mrs Conroy collects any letters, forms or reply slips you have for the school. You can find her in Reception at the main entrance to the school. This is Mrs Hunt. She is the Key Stage 3 Coordinator. She is in charge of Years 7, 8 and 9. Mrs Hunt will be your Science teacher in the Brown Room. In Science you might do many exciting experiments! This is Miss Thompson. She is the School Nurse. She will help you with any medical problems you have and look after you. Mrs Thompson can be found in the Medical Room. This is Ms Orme. She is an English Teacher. English lessons will help your reading, writing and spelling to improve. Ms Orme teaches lessons in the Gold Room. This is Mrs Garland-Ridding. She will be your French Teacher. You will also learn to speak French and experience what France is like in her lessons. Mrs Garland-Ridding teaches lessons in the Blue Room. Here is Mrs Bates again. As well as being a form tutor, she will also be teaching you ICT. In ICT you will use the computers to create useful documents and wonderful pictures. Mrs Bates teaches in the Black Room. This is Mr Wilson. He will be your Design and Technology teacher. In Design and Technology you will get to use tools and machines to make things out of metal and wood. Mr Wilson teaches in both Green and White Rooms. This is Mr Willett. He will be your PE teacher PE lessons take place in the hall and on our sports fields. You will take part in Tag Rugby, Cycling, Table Tennis and Gymnastics. This is Mrs Skidmore. She will be your Music Teacher. In music you will learn about different types of music and plays on lots of musical instruments. Music lessons take place in the Purple Room. Hednesford Valley High School is a good school. You will make new friends and have fun whilst learning many new things. We look forward to meeting you soon.