Open mornings

YEAR 6 Open Mornings

We kindly invite you to visit us at St James:

Key dates:

  • Monday 28th September                     Open Morning – Willowbrook
  • Tuesday 29th September                    Open Morning – St Sidwells
  • Wednesday 30th September               Open Morning – Whipton Barton
  • Thursday 1st October                          Open Morning – Exwick Heights
  • Friday 2nd October                              Open Morning – Exwick Heights
  • Monday 5th October                            Open Morning – Stoke Hill
  • Tuesday 6th October                           Open Morning – Stoke Hill
  • Wednesday 7th October                      Open Morning – Pinhoe, St David’s and Ladysmith
  • Thursday 8th October                          Open Morning – Other school

Tour start times: 8.40am, 9am, 9.35am and 9.55am.

To book in for a tour please contact Sharon Crump

01392 209922

St James, Summer Lane, Exeter, EX4 8NN

Interactive Map

We are excited to welcome you on a virtual tour of St James. Please take you time, from the comfort of your own home, to look around our fantastic facilities and subject specific classrooms. Keep an eye out for some of our amazing staff who will be there to welcome you to your lessons. Click here for our interactive map.

Our pledge to you and your child

  • We will listen to you and your child to make sure they have the best possible transition between their primary school and St James
  • We will ensure you are fully informed and have a dedicated transition team and email address so that you can contact us anytime with any questions you may have.
  • Your child will receive a copy of ‘Wonder’ to read over the summer holiday and explore during their English lessons in September.
  • Your child will have the opportunity to write to their new tutor, to introduce himself or herself and share their hobbies, strengths and worries so these can be addressed and celebrated within their first half term at St James.
  • Your child will have an introductory online Maths and Science summer transition package which they will continue to use in their lessons at St James.
  • Your child will receive a knowledge organiser‘getting to know your school’ and instructions on how to use cover, write, check to help your child familiarise themselves with their new secondary school and get used to how homework is set at St James.
  • All new year 7s will be invited on a special trip to the Devon County Show as we believe it’s important to be involved in your local community.
  • All new year 7s will be invited to a special transition residential trip to Bude to help you child make new friends, bond as a year group and learn key team building skills.
  • Your child will take part in daily timetable enrichment whilst at St James as we believe they should have rich and diverse experiences.
  • We will create a personalised active travel plan from your home to promote safe and sustainable travel to school, including bikeability training.


Download the flyer here.