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Year 7 Group Information

Introduction

Mrs Haynes 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 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.  Mrs Haynes will discuss any pastoral concerns with him 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:

7AEV - Mrs Veitch - Room S5
7ADV - Ms Davies - Room T6
7ACG - Miss Givans - Room M6
7AAC - Mr Currie -  Room M3
7LSH - Miss Harris - Room M1
7LND - Mr Dangerfield - Room E8
7LCA - Miss Carter - Room E6
7LJB - Mr Bromley - Room M2

Tutor Weekly Routine

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

Key Dates

Listed here are any important dates for parents and students' diaries. Please note, these dates are provisional.

Event Provisional Date
Year 7 Parents Evening 5th January 2017
Tutor Review 5th January 2017
Tutor Review 25th April 2017
Tutor Review 29th June 2017
Exemplary Behaviour Activity 6th and 7th July 2017
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:

7AEV - Wrekin
7ADV - Longmynd
7ACG - Ragleth
7AAC - Caradoc
7LSH - Caradoc
7LND - Longmynd
7LCA - Ragleth
7LJB - Wrekin