Learning Leader


Learning Leader = Mr J Cleverley


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The Tutor Team


8KJO- Mr K Jones

8LWE- Miss L Whyte

8FBA- Miss F Aboud

8SOL –Mrs S Oliver                    

8ZBE – Miss Z Beswitherick


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Role of the Form Tutor


The form tutor is a vital part of learner’s life at Rayner Stephens. Learners have daily contact with their Form Tutor, this allows Tutors to monitor the progress of their learners in all aspects of school life. Form Tutors are there to help and support students and are the first point of contact for parents / carers.   



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Form Time/PSHE Curriculum


Learners attend form each morning for 15 minutes. They will have daily activities that include; Literacy, Mathematics, Current Affairs, ASPIRE core values and DEAR (Drop everything and read). Once every two weeks the form group will complete a PSHE session, these lessons are planned to help young people develop fully as individuals, as members of families, social and economic communities.



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Home Learning

Learners in Year 8 will be expected to complete homework from each of their Subjects Teachers. Their teachers will set deadlines for each individual piece of work. There is also a homework club that takes place within school.


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Afterschool Sessions


Learners are encouraged to attend afterschool sessions, which are offered to them across the curriculum. We also encourage learners to take part in extra-curricular activities in a variety of subjects. There are also a number of sporting clubs offered to all learners.


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Enrichment Opportunities 

Year 8 have chosen their charity to be Willow Wood Hospice. Throughout the year we will hold events to raise money to donate to charity.



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Key Dates


Exam week Week commencing Monday 21st  January 2019
Year 8 Aspirations Day Friday 15th February 2019
Parents Evening/Option Evening Thursday 28th February 2019


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