Year 8 Group Information
Mr B Fisher is the Learning Manager for Year 8. Based in the Key Stage 3 office, he deals with more serious behavioural issues and academic progress referred to him by tutors and teaching staff.
Mrs H Lynn is the Student Support Manager for Years 7 to 9. Based in the Key Stage 3 office, she deals with all major issues regarding the education and welfare of students. She may contact parents about issues concerning their child. These may be referred to her by tutors and teaching staff or the Learning Manager.
Ms M King (Headteacher) is the Senior Management Team link for Year 8. Mr Fisher will discuss any pastoral concerns with her if necessary.
In the first instance it is the tutor (or sometimes Mrs Lynn) who will be the first point of contact for parents. Please phone the main school office (01952 468400). If they are unable to speak to you straight away, you will usually receive a reply within 48 hours. Here is a list of Year 8 tutor groups and their respective tutors:
|Mrs J C Smith|
|8AJP||Mrs J Pugh & Mrs T Woolley|
|8AHA||Mrs H K Hazlestrine & Mr C T Jew|
|8ADO||Ms J Donohue|
|8&SB||Mr S Bell|
|8&LK||Mrs L V Kendall|
|8&HL||Mrs H Lowndes|
|8&GR||Mr J Gregory|
Tutor Weekly Routine
|Monday||Uniform and Equipment Check|
Listed here are any important dates for parents and students' diaries.
|Tutor Review||10th September 2019|
|Tutor Review||15th January 2020|
|Parents Evening||23rd January 2020|
|Year 8 Girls HPV Vaccinations||25th January 2020|
|House Competitions||23rd March-2nd April 2020|
|Tutor Review||30th April 2020|
|Maths Challenge||30th April 2020|
|School Reports||29th June 2020|
|House Competitions||6th-10th July 2020|
|Exemplary Behaviour Day||8th July 2020|
Year 8 have their assembly on Tuesday mornings in the Main Hall. Students should go directly to assembly at 8.50am instead of their usual tutor room. Punctuality is as important on assembly days as it is at daily registration.
Year Group Letters to Parents
Copies of recent year group letters sent to parents usually via pupil post, can also be downloaded from our Letters to Parents page.
When students join Idsall School in Year 7 and the Sixth Form they are placed into 1 of 4 Houses – Long Mynd, Caradoc, Ragleth and Wrekin and remain in the same House throughout their school life. Placing students in Houses enables inter-school competition at all levels as well as creating a sense of belonging. Here is a list of Year 8 tutor groups and their respective houses: