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18/10/19

Just one week left of this first half term! Parents/carers - our weekly news bulletins should have hit your inbox and are also available on our website https://t.co/FJuISMBpLz. Please take the time to read them over the weekend! https://t.co/AfKJHoqoLd

18/10/19

Today is . On average, 2 children in every class of 30 will experience severe enough to hinder academic progress. For further info visit https://t.co/07Qil5igY9 or speak to our team. https://t.co/grfgbJcDM0

17/10/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

🚨GIRLS FOOTBALL TRIALS🚨 Next Thursday 24th after school. Come along and bring a friend! ⚽️

16/10/19

Excellent turnout at our Y11 study skills evening. Preparing for success.....#achieve https://t.co/M4rFj6vVpn

16/10/19

Thank you to the parents/carers and Year 11 students who have signed up for our interactive Study Skills event this evening. We look forward to seeing you at 6:30pm! https://t.co/m0tCukKbQ3

14/10/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

An excellent student led fitness session ⁦⁩ Well done to Shara who guided Y10 students through stretches and a core workout! 💪🏻 https://t.co/xxJMjWOsf7

11/10/19

Retweeted From Movingandhandlingtrainer

This might be one for your students to attend? https://t.co/riaGfbrFKw

10/10/19

Thank you to Lottie Cooper-Beirne and Katie Conway who having studied mental health and stress in Citizenship recently, shared some wise words with Year 7 and 8 in their assemblies this week. https://t.co/DPP39emKMI

10/10/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Well done to the ⁦⁩ Y10 Netball team, a fantastic effort at the District Tournament! Thank you to ⁦⁩ for hosting # team https://t.co/EQ8tLjk1mE

09/10/19

Retweeted From de Stafford Art

The Year 7 Ceramics groups have been creating clay tiles inspired by Islamic patterns https://t.co/9LXogDWNeK

08/10/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Using Swiss balls to improve tackle height at rugby club 🏉 https://t.co/l6Y8OJe0xk

08/10/19

👏🏻 https://t.co/GQzcKe4Nip

08/10/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

A fantastic effort from the ⁦⁩ Y8A/B Netball teams today! In horrendous weather conditions, they displayed tremendous resilience & great teamwork! Well done to players of the match Bethany F & Carla T 👏🏻 ☔️ 🌧 https://t.co/em7Hi7hrqW

08/10/19

A reminder that the deadline for applications is this *Friday 11 October*. Don't miss this out on this life changing opportunity to develop new skills, confidence and an edge over others when you apply for college, university or a job! https://t.co/A6pDrmxV1C

07/10/19

Parents/carers of our current year 9 students are encouraged to attend our 'GCSE Journey' Information Evening this Wednesday 9 October. No need to make an appointment, please just arrive for 6pm in the Main Hall. https://t.co/y9PXe6SDJF

05/10/19

Retweeted From United Nations

Do you remember your favourite teacher? On Saturday's , we celebrate teachers around the world & all they do for our communities & societies. https://t.co/cZpBCTtxVx https://t.co/8xN1Qyjz3h

04/10/19

Our Year 7 students enjoyed a day today, which included a walk across the Farthing Downs (and befriending local sheep) 😃. https://t.co/seQsXgCLcp

04/10/19

Students and sheep https://t.co/01sY9QG1zA

04/10/19

Year 7 in the distance! https://t.co/pbahYGZXVQ

04/10/19

Year 7 walk the great outdoors https://t.co/3shAb5AHQb

Testimonials

 

“When attending all the secondary school visits with other parents who are doing this for the first time, I feel proud to say my child already attends de Stafford and that my daughter can’t wait to go there next year”

Parent of Year 10 student (Sept 2019) 

“I am thrilled with the transition from Primary School. (name) thoroughly enjoys coming to school.  This is my first experience of the school and I cannot praise the school highly enough in regards to the different transition events going back to July.  (name) has made new friends and joined both the football and rugby teams.  Thank you for the positive experience for both myself and (name).”

Parent of Year 7 student (2018)

“The level of communication between school and parents is amazing. The level of teaching is outstanding. The interaction and compassion of the teachers is outstanding.”

Parent of Year 10 student (Sept 2019)

“Very happy with how (name) is getting on so far.  Lovely to meet Mr (name) tonight who was very positive re: (name) achievements so far.  Cannot fault anything.  Extremely proud of (name) and how school are supporting him in his learning and encouraging his sporting activities also.”

Parent of Year 7 student (2018)

“Communication between school and myself has been amazing! Fantastic start to the de Stafford experience.”

Parent of Year 7 student (2018)

“…..we are working with his current teachers to keep him focussed and on track.  All of his current teachers have been fantastic in helping me achieve this, especially Mr Horton and Mr Henderson who I truly believe both go above and beyond with their mentoring.   It’s this compassion which makes your school different.”

Parent of Year 10 student (Sept 2019)

 "I have always been so impressed with the pastoral care at de Stafford - you always answer any queries I have quickly and sensitively.  It is evident that you know all your students as individuals and that you genuinely care about them."

Parent of Year 10 student (2019)

"One of the many things we appreciate about the staff at de Stafford is that you so often comment on the character and attitude of the students as well as the academic achievement.  As a parent, to see this happening at school as well as home is so encouraging. So, thank you for your all-rounded care of our children." 

Parent of Year 7, 8 and 10 students (2019)

 "I really can't rate de Stafford highly enough for the way you communicate with parents and look after the students. It's very much appreciated."

Parent of Year 8 student (2019)

“I just wanted to thank you so much for your continued support for [student]. I am so proud of the young lady she has become and the results today for her. It has been an exceptionally difficult year for her and she wouldn’t have made it if it wasn’t for you! I don’t have the words to express our thanks. You believed in her and took time to understand her and I so appreciate it.”

 

Parent of Year 11 student (2018)