The Olympus Academy Trust is committed to delivering an outstanding education for young people, ensuring that our students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

We work in close partnership with our schools, ensuring that we facilitate the sharing of best practice and provide access to a wide range of partners and resources for the benefit of our students and the wider community. Visit our website here or follow us on Twitter @olympustrust.


welcome to Year 8

Please see below the list of Year 8 Tutors

Your child’s tutor should be the first point of contact within the school.

Please email for their attention.

8R           Mr L Jones

8O          Mr A Cartwright

8Y           Mr J Ley

8G          Mr A Bowe & Miss C Gardner

8B           Mrs K Canwell & Miss M Bulgin

8I            Dr F Ferrari & Mrs M Nouas

The Head of Year is Miss S Gilmore and the Assistant Year Leader is Mrs N Lopeman.


Information will be posted regularly on this page for news of forthcoming events and important information along with updates of recent events.


Year 8 internal exams will be taking place from Tuesday 14 - Friday 24 May. Preparation for the exams will be taking place in lessons from the beginning of next term and further information will be available on the school website. Core subjects will take place in the main hall and seating plans will be made available to students prior to the exams. Other subject exams will take place in classrooms at a time agreed by subject staff and this information will be given to your child. The dates for the core subjects are as follows: 

Tuesday 14 May a.m.      

P3 Year 8 Maths 1     

Wednesday 15 May a.m.

P1 Year 8 English        

Friday 17 May a.m.

P1 Year 8 Maths 2 (calculator)                    

Please ensure that your child is fully equipped for the examinations, with a scientific calculator and full pencil case, which should be transparent. Further details of this can be found on the website. Water can be taken into exams, but this must be in a clear bottle, with the label removed. All bags, jackets and mobile phones must be stored in lockers. 

Please contact your child’s tutor for further details.


Year 8 CEW PGL Camp Letter


Year 8 Parents’ Evening takes place on Tuesday 4 June 2019 – an email will be sent home nearer the time with booking information.