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Year 11 Group Information

Mrs Reeve is the Learning Manager for Year 11.  Based in the Key Stage 4 office, she deals with more serious behavioural issues and academic progress referred to her by tutors and teaching staff.

Mr Lamb is the Student Support Manager for Years 10 and 11.  Based in the Key Stage 3 office, he deals with all major issues regarding the education and welfare of students.  He may contact parents about issues concerning their child. These may be referred to him by tutors and teaching staff or the Learning Manager.

Mr Thorley (Deputy Head) is the Senior Management Team link for Year 11.  Mrs Reeve will discuss any pastoral concerns with him if necessary.

Tutors

In the first instance it is the tutor (or sometimes Mr Lamb) 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 11 tutor groups and their respective tutors:

11AHA - Mrs Hazlestrine/Mrs Bickley - Room E5
11AEE - Mrs Edmondson - Room M5
11AJD - Mrs Davies - Room H6
11AJP - Mrs Pugh/Mrs Bickley - Room T5
11LRY - Mr Yard/Miss Welch - Studio B
11LBA - Mrs Askin/Mr Hampton - Room E8
11LSB - Mr Bell - Room E9
11LLK - Mrs Kendall - Room H5
 
Students who wish to apply for places in our 6th Form are requested to sign up for taster sessions and to speak to teaching staff.  Idsall 6th Form open Evening is on 7th December 2017. Parents are invited to attend along with all our current Year 11 students to discuss the courses we offer for Post 16 Study.
Tutor Weekly Routine
Monday – Revision / Learning Conversations
Tuesday – Reading
Wednesday – Revision / Learning Conversations
Thursday  – Assembly
Friday – Quiz
Key Dates

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

Event Provisional Date
Tutor Review 13th September 2017 (provisional)
Year 11 Revision Evening 17th October 2017
6th Form Induction talks 22nd - 24th November 2017
Year 11 Mock  Exams 25th November 2017 - 5th December 2017
6th Form Open Evening 7th December 2017
Tutor Review 16th January 2018 (provisional)
Year 11 Mock Certificate Presentation 16th January 2018
Year 11 Parents' Evening 18th February 2018
Tutor Review 23rd April 2018 (provisional)
Year 11 Exams start May 2018 - July 2018
Assembly

Year 11 have their assembly on Thursday 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 11 tutor groups and their respective houses:

11AHA - Caradoc
11AEE - Longmynd
11AJD – Caradoc
11AJP – Longmynd
11LRY – Wrekin
11LBA – Ragleth
11LSB  – Wrekin
11LLK  – Ragleth