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Year 9 Group Information

Mr Willoughby is the Learning Manager for Year 9.  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 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.

Mr Crichton (Deputy Headteacher) is the Senior Management Team link for Year 9.  Mr Willoughby 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 9 tutor groups and their respective tutors:

9AEG - Miss Gubbins - Room B2
9APA – Mrs Parkinson - Room H3
9ADU – Mrs Dunn/Mrs Pygott - Room E1
9APW – Mr Walthorne -  Room S6
9LGS – Mr Summerhayes - Room H1
9LIN – Mr Newcombe/Mrs Lowndes - Room S4
9LWW – Mrs Whitwood - Room S3
9LKA – Mrs Appleby/Mrs Wild - Room L3

Tutor Weekly Routine

Monday - Assembly
Tuesday - Uniform/Equipment Check and Homework
Wednesday - Literacy/Reading
Thursday - Numeracy
Friday - Quiz

Key Dates

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

Event Provisional Date
Tutor Review 13th September 2017 (provisional)
Tutor Review 16th January 2018 (provisional)
Year 9 Options Evening 25th January 2018
Year 9 Parents Evening 1st February 2018
Year 9 Options Deadline 16th February 2018
Tutor Review 23rd April 2018 (provisional)
Exemplary Behaviour 5th - 6th July 2018
Assembly

Year 9 have their assembly on Monday 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 9 tutor groups and their respective houses:

9AEG - Caradoc
9APA – Ragleth
9ADU – Longmynd
9APW –  Wrekin
9LGS  – Wrekin
9LIN – Longmynd
9LWW – Caradoc
9LKA  – Ragleth