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Here is the latest news from Idsall School but do please read our Latest Sports News & Results and Letters to Parents too.

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  • Baker & Son Schoolwear: Reopening Statement

    Published 21/05/20

    Please see the attached letter from one of our school uniform suppliers-Baker & Son Schoolwear, outlining their reopening plans for the Wellington store. 

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  • Congratulations to our Idsall Entrepreneurs for Winning and Participating in 'The Inspirational Learning Group' Weekly Challenges.

    Published 20/05/20

    Congratulations to our Idsall Entrepreneurs - Corin, Neave, Ollie and Izzy, and everybody else who have been taking part in the weekly Enterprise competitions with 'The Inspirational Learning Group'.

    We have had over 400 entries across 7 weeks. Well done everybody and thank you to Mrs Kendall for organising it all.

    Mr D. Thomas

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  • Mental Health Awareness

    Published 20/05/20

    At Idsall, all of our students have been set daily challenges of ‘being kind’ from the attached document, to help them all through these difficult times. As we know it is the simple acts of kindness that can make all the difference to our own mental wellbeing and others!

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  • Year 7-Future Careers and Ideal Jobs

    Published 20/05/20


    Year 7 students are breaking up their online learning by considering what their future career and ideal job is. They are producing presentations, letters, posters, animations or anything of their choice to display this. School will then use this information to help guide, support and facilitate students over the next 4 years through lessons, visits to and from employers and assemblies. Well done everybody. We look forward to reading your career aspirations.

    Mr Thomas

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  • Carnegie-Review Books Online

    Published 28/04/20

    Dear All, 

    Carnegie is an annual 'Children's Book Award' and is a major event on our School Library calendar. This year students can participate remotely, if they are interested in reading the Carnegie books and then writing reviews by logging on as follows:

    Click on 'Carnegie' from the menu along the top of their webpage.

    Find the book that you want to review 

    Scroll down to the Submit Review 

    The user group is: Intrepid Idsall’s Intrepid Inquirers

    Pass code: ALPACA 

    Thank you in advance for the reviews and keep on reading!

    Idsall School 

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  • Shropshire Council-List of Online Learning Resources

    Published 23/04/20

    Dear Parents and Carers, 

    We hope that your child's 'home learning experience' has been positive and that they have been able to access the recommended IT resources. If you experience any IT related issues then please email our IT Support team:

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  • Join our History Department and the Nation on VE Day-Friday 8th May!

    Published 05/05/20

    The 'History Department' here at Idsall, will definitely be celebrating 'VE Day' and we encourage you all to take part from the safety of your own homes! Why not join us and the nation in a virtual toast at 3pm on Friday, from the 'safety of your own home by standing up and raising a glass of refreshment of your choice and undertake the following ‘Toast’: "To those who gave so much, we thank you." (Official VE Day organisation).

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  • World Book Night-Join in by reading a book tonight between 7.00-8.00 pm!

    Published 23/04/20

    Yes, not only is it St George's Day but It's World Book Night! So why not grab a book and read between 7.00 and 8.00 pm. However, don't become so engrossed that you forget the national clap for our dedicated key workers at 8pm!

    Idsall School

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  • Corin-Year 8 Winner-'Inspirational Learning Group'-National Weekly Competition

    Published 20/04/20

    Idsall students are continuing to send in entries for the national 'Inspirational Learning Group' weekly competition for all students in Years 7-9. We are receiving some fantastic video clips and ideas and are very proud of them all for their hard work and effort!  

    Corin in Year 8 win with her entry for the challenge below: 

     “This week we are asking students to create a brand-new label that could be wrapped around a tin of beans in order to try and sell the product. We are looking for an imaginative label to showcase the product and its contents."

    I'm sure that you'll all agree that Corin's product is an original idea and the video is extremely well executed-movie director of the future?


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  • Year 12-Winners of Micro-Tyco Innovate At Home Competition

    Published 20/04/20

    Idsall students continue to be aspirational even from home-what positive role models for our younger students! 

    Please see letter to Mr D. Thomas below.  

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  • The Biggest Worldwide Virtual Author Visit Ever by best-selling author Chris Bradford

    Published 02/04/20

    Dear Parents and Carers, 

    We had Chris Bradford at Idsall a few years ago and he was excellent. Our Y7 and Y8s were all trying out his bodyguard and Samurai moves for days after. And, obviously, reading his books.

    He’s now trying to break a world record, and it’ll be educational and fun. And there’s a free virtual book, too.

    All the information is below.

    Kind regards, 

    Paula Hazlehurst

    Idsall School Librarian 

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