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Girls’ School

Year 8


Acting Head of Year 8:  Ms K. Van Der Zalm

Leadership Team Link: Mrs S. Nuttycombe, Assistant Headteacher

Form Tutors

  • 8A  –  Mrs C. Burger
  • 8B  –  Mr R. Martin
  • 8C  –  Ms S. Baker
  • 8D  –  Miss C. Griffiths and Mrs K. Mulkern
  • 8E  –  Mr D. Minns
  • 8F  –  Mrs K. White and Mr J. Fontaine

Expectations for Year 8 Girls

To work hard in all subjects and to achieve your very best
To aim to participate in a variety of extra-curricular and inter-house activities
To become a valued member of the school community
To maintain a friendly atmosphere around the school

Focus for Year 8 Girls

  • Year 8 Panto
  • Mini Enterprise
  • HPV awareness

Homework for Year 8 Girls

This year girls should expect between 3-4 pieces of homework each evening.

Homework can be in the form of writing, reading, drawing, researching or practising.

Deadlines for homework are set by the class teacher.

Homework may be due on a day when your daughter does not have that subject.

Year 8 – Weekly Form Time Programme


  • Discuss ‘Thought for the Week’
  • Notices/preparation for the week ahead


  • Assembly - (Week 1 – Gym, Week 2 – Hall)


  • Sign Planners
  • Silent Reading


  • Pastoral Programme


  • Quiz
  • Current affairs

Daily Tasks:

  • Student are expected to be sat in their form room by 8:45 a.m.  Please ensure students stand when you enter the room, and again if any other members of staff enter the room.
  • Take the register promptly.
  • Check uniform.
  • Check essential 6.
  • Admin: notices, room changes, absence notes etc.
  • Complete pupil infringement sheets. Please sanction as follows:
  • 3 ticks (any category): detention with FT, any further infringement that half-term, 30 minutes after school detention with HOY on Friday.