The County High School, Leftwich 'Explorers'

Continuing to offer an enhanced transition programme exclusively to our feeder Primary Schools, for the academic year 2023-2024, Leftwich Explorers will become even more inclusive.  

All eligible Year 6 students at our feeder Primary Schools will be invited to attend two blocks of sessions each, covering a 5 week period.  Each Tuesday, from 4pm – 5pm, Year 6 students will be allocated a place to explore their comprehension and command of knowledge, skills, character and creativity and imagination across either English, Maths or Science, per block. Supported by subject specialists encompassing a range of exciting and innovative resources, Year 6 students will begin their period of transition to High School.


The session dates and allocations are as follows:

1 26/9/23 – 24/10/23 Charles Darwin & Moulton
2 14/11/23 – 12/12/23 Davenham, Leftwich, Antrobus, Great Budworth
3 16/1/24 – 13/2/24 Kingsmead, Leftwich & Comberbach
4 27/2/24 – 26/3/24 Witton Church Walk, Charles Darwin, Antrobus & Great Budworth
5 23/4/24 – 21/5/24 Davenham &  Witton Church Walk
6 11/6/24 – 9/7/24 Kingsmead, Comberbach & Moulton


English Overview

Students will become a ‘News Team’ and will discover what it means to be a journalist, developing a topical story and delivering a live report using our ‘green screen’ technology. Through this project, students will engage in learning which utilises and enhances their spelling, punctuation, grammar and comprehension skills, adapted according to their ability.

Maths Overview

Using a range of tools including models and manipulatives, the understanding of arithmetic, proportional reasoning, and geometry, this will lead to improved confidence in ability, enthusiasm for Mathematics and pride in achievements. Students will be encouraged to talk mathematically with each other and support each other so that they can tackle unfamiliar problems with confidence and excitement.

Science Overview

Students will explore their knowledge and understanding of the construction of bridges and towers, aerodynamics of rockets and the design a rollercoaster among other exciting activities. Students will be introduced to a range of innovative techniques in order to develop their thirst for knowledge and enthusiasm for Science.

Please note, we are unable to accommodate specific subject preferences. Students will be allocated a space across the three subjects offered.


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