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Year 10 Group Information

Introduction

Mrs Reeve is the Head of Year for Year 10.  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 4 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 Head of Year.

Mr Thorley (Deputy Head)  is the Senior Management Team link for Year 10.  Mrs Reeve will discuss any pastoral concerns with him if necessary.

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 10 tutor groups and their respective tutors:

10ASK  - Mr S Kettle - Room S4
10AEE  – Mrs E Edmonson - Room M5
10AHA - Mrs L Goff - Room E5
10AJD - Miss J Davies - Room H6
10LSB - Mr S Bell - Room B1
10LRY  – Mr R Yard / Mrs K Goodwin - Room StA
10LPK  – Mrs P Kettle - Room S2
10LLK - Mrs L Kendall - Room H5

Tutor Weekly Routine

Monday - Study Support / Revision
Tuesday - Assembly
Wednesday - Reading
Thursday - News / Current Affairs
Friday - Quiz

Key Dates

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

Event Provisional Date
Key Stage 4 Information Evening 15th September 2016
Tutor Review 5th January 2017
Prefect Applications February 2017
Year 10 "in-class" Tests Week beginning 27th February 2017
Tutor review 25th April 2017
Year 10 Parents Evening 18th May 2017
Tutor Review 29th June 2017
Exemplary Behaviour Activity 6th / 7th July 2017
Year 10 Work Experience 10th July - 21st July 2017
Assembly

Year 10 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.

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 10 tutor groups and their respective houses:

10AHA  - Caradoc
10AJD – Caradoc
10AEE   – Longmynd
10ASK – Longmynd
10LRY  – Wrekin
10LSB – Wrekin
10LLK  – Ragleth
10LPK  – Ragleth