Year 8 - Yellow Year
Welcome to the Yellow Year Group - Year 8 - 2019/20
Below you will find just some of the important information that will help support your son/daughter through their year at Cheam.
There is much more information available within the rest of the website and, as always, please contact the year team directly if you require any specific information.
Our email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Year Manager: Miss Taylor
Year Leader: Miss Ingram
Leadership Line Manager: Miss Connolly
Mr Chamberlain 8CM
Ms Elba 8EA
Ms Gouma 8GO
Mr Hart 8HT
Miss Jahnke 8JE
Ms Ketheeswaralingham 8KM
Ms Baker 8KW
Mr Melluish 8MS
Mr Persad 8PD
Mr Parameswaram 8PN
Mr Proto 8PO
Miss Toner 8TR
Key dates for Year 8
Year 8 Parents' Evening - Thursday 30th January
Exam dates for Year 8 - Tuesday 17th March - Thursday 19th March
(Please be aware that some subject will test students at other times during the year. For specific subject information please contact the subject leader of the relevant department)
HPV Injections - 20th & 21st April
13+ Options Evening - Thursday 30th April
Sponsored Walk - Fri 26th June
Prize Giving - Tuesday 14th July
Year 8 Data Collection 3 - 12th June
Students are encouraged to be at school by 8:20am to ensure a prompt start to the day.
A typical day at Cheam starts with tutor time or assembly and continues until the end of period 5 at 2:50pm.
Tutor time: 8:30am - 8:50am
Period 1: 8:50am - 9:50am
Period 2: 9:50am - 10:50am
Break: 10:50am - 11:10am
Period 3: 11:10am -12:10pm
Lunch for Years 7 and 8: 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Period 4: 12:50pm - 1:50pm
Period 5: 1:50pm - 2:50pm
Please note: assembly day for Year 8 is a Thursday
There are a variety of extra curricular clubs that take place after school as well as homework club and sports matches. Information regarding the wide range of extra curricular clubs that are available can be found here.
Inter-tutor events - this is updated regularly, keep checking in!
After the success of our Christmas wreath competiton, we will be holding an Easter tutor challenge. More details will follow.
Students are competing to achieve their bronze, silver and gold awards. We are so pround of all our students who have been collecting so many points.
Our leaders will be invited to go on our PGL trip during the first weekend of the May half term. We have 50 places and there are only a few left!
We want to reward students who demonstrate characteristics of the Cheam MANTRA in as many ways as possible.
For Years 7 - 10 students can collect stamps at the swap shop during break on Tuesday's or Thursday's. One stamp is awarded for every 5 IRIS rewards they have received. These stamps can then be 'swapped' for a wide variety of items for the swap shop after school also on a Tuesday or Thursday. Items available include sweets, chocolates, popcorn, table tennis bats, refillable water bottles, free breakfast or lunch, £10/£20 and £50 vouchers, headphones, EarPods, Kindles and many more. Students can also choose to spend their rewards on planting tress or even donating to a charity of their choice.
Cashless card payment system
Information regarding the cashless card payment system can be found here.
Information regarding the uniform expectation can be found here.