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Year 9 Group Information

Mr A Baldwin 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 her by tutors and teaching staff.

Mrs H 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 Baldwin will discuss any pastoral concerns with him if necessary.


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:


Tutor Group  Tutor 
9AMP Mr A Crump
9AGA Mrs M Houston
9AAO Miss A Oldnall
9&WT Miss S Willetts 
9&WB Miss S Devey
9AAV Mrs A Valentine
9&PG Mr P Goodison


Tutor Weekly Routine


Day Activity 
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  Date 
Tutor Review  10th September 2019
Science Tests 14th January 2020
Tutor Review 15th January 2020
Options Evening including Careers Fair  20th January 2020
Parents Evening  30th January 2020
Options Deadline  6th February 2020
House Competitions  23rd March-2nd April 2020
Leavers Booster 5th May 2020
Tutor Review  29th April 2020
Exemplary Behaviour 30th June 2020
House Competitions  6th-10th July 2020

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.