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Year 11 Group Information

Mrs C Haynes is the Learning Manager for Year 11.  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 R Black is the Student Support Manager for Years 10 and 11.  Based in the Student Support 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 Learning Manager.

Ms M King is the Senior Management Team link for Year 11. Mrs Haynes will discuss any pastoral concerns with her if necessary.

Tutors

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 11 tutor groups and their respective tutors:

 

Tutor Group Tutor
11AFD Miss F Dudley
11ARH Miss B Harris
11ADV Mrs S Davies
11AEV Mrs E Veitch
11LMT  Mr M Mottram
11LWA Mr D Watts
11LPH Mr P Humphreys
11LSN  Mrs R Strachan

 

Students who wish to apply for places in our Sixth Form are requested to sign up for taster sessions and to speak to teaching staff.  Idsall Sixth Form Open Evening is on (date to be confirmed). Parents are invited to attend along with all our current Year 11 students to discuss the courses we offer for Post 16 Study.
Tutor Weekly Routine
 
Day Activity 
Monday Revision / Learning Conversations
Tuesday Reading
Wednesday Revision / Learning Conversations
Thursday Assembly
Friday Quiz

 

Key Dates

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

Event  Provisional Date 
Mock Exams (1) 5th October 2020
Sixth Form Open Evening  Virtual Open Evening
MFL Speaking Mock Exams  Monday 19th-22nd October 2020
Mock Results  Monday 2nd-4th November 2020
Mock presentation & ID Day  Thursday 12th November 2020 
Photographs  Thursday 12th November 2020
'Elevate' F/E Fair  Thursday 12th November 2020
Parents Evening  TBC
Sixth  Form Applications  Week beginning Monday 11th January 2021
Skills Centre Open Day  TBC
GCSE Food Practical Exam  Week beginning Monday 8th February 2021
Deadline for Idsall Sixth Form Applications  TBC
Skills Centre Interviews TBC
Sixth Form Internal Student Interviews  TBC
House Competitions  Week beginning 22nd March 2021
PIXL/Mock Exams (2) 8th-22nd March  2021 
MFL Speaking Exams  Monday 22nd-25th March 2021
Parents Evening TBC
Modified Timetable  Week beginning Monday 10th May 2021
GCSE Start  TBC
GCSE End  TBC

 

Assembly

Year 11 have their assembly on Thursday 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.