Year 8 - Blue Year

Wecome to the Blue Year Group - Year 8 - 2023/24

Below you will find just some of the important information that will help support your son/daughter through their second 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:


Key staff:

Year Leader: Mrs Jenkins

Year Manager: Mrs Lawrence

Deputy Year Leader: Miss Cutting

Leadership Line Manager: Miss Connolly


Form tutors: 

8AL - Mr Allers

8BU - Mr K Bunton

8CT/DO - Miss Cutting/Mrs O'Doherty

8CQ - Miss Coe

8GB - Miss Graham-Brown

8HI- Miss Hill

8JM - Miss James

8NB - Miss Nawab

8OH - Ms O'Hara

8PD - Mr Persad

8RA - Miss Rotaru

8SD/SE - Ms Sadiq/Mrs Saville


Key dates:

Prizegiving - 23rd November

Year 8 Subject Teacher Meeting - 8th February

Year 8  13+ Evening - 2nd May

Year 8 Sports Day - 27th June


School day

Year 8 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 which is at 3.00pm for Year 8 students.

Tutor time - 8.30am - 9.00am

Period 1 - 9.00am - 10.00am

Break - 10.00am - 10.20am

Period 2 - 10.20am - 11.20am

Period 3 - 11.20am - 12.20pm

Lunch - 12.20pm - 1.00pm

Period 4 - 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Period 5 - 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Please note: assembly day for Year 8 is a Thursday


Extra-curricular opportunities

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.

Cashless card payment system

Information regarding the cashless card payment system can be found here.

Uniform expectation

Information regarding the uniform expectation can be found here.