Year 8 Team

imageWelcome to the Year 8 page. As Head of Year my role is to ensure an effective pastoral care for each child within the Year Group. This may involve supporting pupils in their subjects in respect of SEN; overseeing behaviour; monitoring attendance and punctuality; and most importantly, making sure all pupils are safe and well to enable them to them to fulfil their potential both in education and personally.

As Head of Year I have high standards and expectations for all students. I expect behaviour within the year group to be impeccable, attendance to be at least 97% and punctuality excellent. For pupils to expand their horizons and their social skills I expect all students to attend at least one enrichment activity per week. The benefits being that pupils will learn new skills, make new friends and build in confidence. All Year 8 students are set individual academic targets to reach by the end of year in order to stretch and challenge them. Through the LUCERE programme we ensure all students are supported to achieve their minimum targets.

As an Academy we also guarantee that all pupils will be invited to a residential trip and many will experience various other educational, sporting and reward trips throughout the year and their time at OBA. Indeed many of the pupils have already attended a residential trip during their time in Year 7.

With the support of my Assistant Head of Year Miss McKevitt and my team of Form Tutors we will ensure your child’s pastoral care is of the highest standard to make their time at OBA a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Miss R Dutton – Head of Year

 

The Year 8 Team include:

  • Head of Year:  Miss R Dutton
  • Assistant Head of Year:  Miss G McKevitt
  • SLT Link: Mrs M Wallace

The Year 8 Form Tutors are:

  • 8KAS/PGD: Miss K Arends and Mr P Gillard
  • 8KHT/RBP: Miss K Hunt and Miss R Bowles-Palmer
  • 8KGN/GMN: Miss K Goodwin and Miss G McMullen
  • 8JIM/JMS: Miss J Ingram and Mrs J Middlemiss
  • 8SMG/KLH: Mr S McGlory and Mrs K Leigh
  • 8CCT/KRD: Mrs C Cathcart and Mr K Reid
  • 8LRY/JBT: Mrs L Ray and Miss J Best

Year 8 Celebrations – Autumn Term Awards

Congratulations to the following pupils:

Most A2L 1s Achieved

Tony Jones

Most Enrichments Attended

Abbie Furnival

Year Champion for the Term

Michael Batty

100% Attendance

Jadon Allen
Erryn Ashton
Brandon-Lee Barton
Michael Batty
Taylor-Reece Beard
Aaron Bradley
Libby Caddick
Sonny Cassidy
Alfie Collier
Chloe Costello
Gabrielle Dean
Scott Drohan
Lucy Faulkner
Thomas Gannon
Liam Griffiths
Engy Hamido Desouki
Dylan Hughes
Tony Jones
Ben Kavanagh
Maddison Kelley
Ben Labio
Michael Mahon
Rhys McGrath
Eve McGuinness
Ellie Moran
Callum Newton
Kaidence O’Rourke
Cai O’Toole
Grant Powell
Clay Smith
Carter Stone
Katy-Jane Targett
Luke Taylor
Jemma Thain
Chloe Todhunter
Kiera Valdez
Chloe Whitehead
Alexander Yarwood

100% Punctuality

Jadon Allen
Erryn Ashton
Alex Barton
Brandon Lee Barton
Michael Batty
Aaron Bradley
Liam Burgess Whitehead
Beth Burns
Phoenix Buyuktepe
Courtney Carey
Sonny Cassidy
Elie Chadwick
Lauren Chesworth
Victoria Clarke
Alex Cobbe
Alfie Collier
Joshua Crabb
Gabrielle Dean
Philip Deesamer
Charlotte Dorgan
Sophie Dorgan
Scott Drohan
Halle Dua
Reece Dyson
Ethan Emery
Scott Falconer
Lucy Faulkner
Libby Fell
Rhys Ferguson
Felicity Gallimore
Thomas Gannon
Liam Griffiths
Engy Hamido Desouki
Kirsten Hammond
Cerys Holt
Katie Hughes Yeoman
Corrina James
Charlie Jamieson
Paul Johnson
David Jones
Ellie Jones
Tony Jones
Ben Kavanagh
Maddison Kelley
Matthew Lea
Katie Lee
Kayleigh Lowe
Morgan Lunt
Michael McCarthy
Wade McGregor
Eve McGuinness
Molly McMaster
Spencer Mcneice
Arabella Mitchell
Ellie Moran
Katie Morgan
Callum Newton
Finlay Noone
Marcus O’Neill
Luis Ormson
Cai O’Toole
Aimee Parsons
Aden Powell
Kaylan Rimmer
Jacob Roulston
Sophie Roulston
Rhianna Ryder
Luke Taylor
Jemma Thain
Chloe Todhunter
Thomas Tonner
Jessica Tunstall
Molly Turkington
Ben Usher
Kiera Valdez
Georgia Vardy
Jack Warner
Lily Webster
Antony Wilcock
Alex Yarwood

Here are some of the fantastic activities that our Year 8 pupils were up to last year.

Year 7 Colomendy Trip:

 

Year 7 China Day: