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Year 7 Group Information

Miss S Clarke (maternity cover for Mrs J Reeve) is the Learning Manager for Year 7.  Based in the Key Stage 3 office, she deals with more serious behavioural issues and academic progress referred to her 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.

Mrs Cork (Assistant Headteacher) is the Senior Management Team link for Year 7.  Miss Clarke will discuss any pastoral concerns with her if necessary.

Tutors

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 7 tutor groups and their respective tutors:

 

Tutor Group Tutors
7ALM  
Ms L Mehra
7AJG    Mrs J Glover & Mr R M Yard
7AHS  Mrs H Shaw
7ACR    Mr C Russell
7&RC    Mrs R M Calvert & Mrs A Pygott
7&JH    Mrs J J Horrell
7&FR    Mr A M Forster
7&DW    Mr D Williams

 

Tutor Weekly Routine

 

Day  Activity 
Monday  Quiet Reading
Tuesday  Uniform and Equipment Check
Wednesday  Assembly
Thursday  Numeracy
Friday Quiz

 

Key Dates

Listed here are any important dates for parents and students' diaries. 

Event Provisional Dates
Tutor Review 10th September 2019
Tutor Review 15th January 2020
House Competitions  23rd March-2nd April 2020
Tutor Review 29th April 2020 
Year 7 Parents Evening 30th April 2020
Maths Challenge 30th April 2020
School Reports  15th June 2020
House Competitions  6th-10th July 2020
Exemplary Behaviour Day  9th July 2020

 

Assembly

Year 7 have their assembly on Wednesday 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.

House Information

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 7 tutor groups and their respective houses: