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Year 10 Group Information

Mr Ian Willoughby is the Head of Year for Year 10.  Based in the Key Stage 4 office, he deals with more serious behavioural issues and academic progress referred to him by tutors and teaching staff.

Mr Richard Black 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 Michael Bishton is the Senior Management Team link for Year 10. Mr Willoughby will discuss any pastoral concerns with him if necessary.

In the first instance it is the tutor (or sometimes Mr Black) 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:

10AEG - Miss Gubbins - Room B2
10APA – Miss Parkinson- Room H3
10ADU - Miss Dunn & Mr Jew (Wed & Fri) - Room E1
10AEM - Mrs Walker- Room S2
10LGS - Mr Summerhayes - Room H1
10LIN – Mr Newcombe - Room S4
10LDH – Mr Hampton & Mrs Goff (Wed & Fri) - Room E2
10LKA- Mrs Appleby & Mrs Dillon (Fri) - Room L3

Tutor Weekly Routine

Monday - Uniform / Equipment Check
Tuesday - Revision / Learning Conversations
Wednesday - Reading
Thursday - Revision / Learning Conversations
Friday - Assembly

Key Dates

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

Event Provisional Date
Tutor Review 13th September 2017 (provisional)
Key Stage 4 Information Evening 18th September 2018
Tutor Review 16th January 2018 (provisional)
Prefect Applications March 2018
Tutor Review 23rd April 2018 (provisional)
Year 10 Parents Evening 19th May 2018
Exemplary Behaviour Activity 5th - 6th July 2018
Year 10 Work Experience 9th - 20th July 2018

Year 10 have their assembly on Friday 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
10AHW – Ragleth
10ALW– Longmynd
10AJL – Wrekin
10LFR  – Caradoc
10LRS – Longmynd
10LCR – Wrekin
10LDW  – Ragleth