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12/12/19

Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

Thank you for coming to our christmas coffee morning today. It was lovely to see you all. Wishing you all a lovely Christmas and a peaceful new year https://t.co/zaTkgLDmdq

12/12/19

Our 'Number Buddies' are being treated to a pizza lunch in the LRC today as a reward for all the fantastic support they provide. Pictured here are some of our 'buddies' together with Mrs Ainsworth and Mr Johnson. https://t.co/T0hDJkeN4c

12/12/19

Great fun T the NHM # Geography Rocks https://t.co/e7WVv9wkhv

12/12/19

We have arrived and ready for learning https://t.co/nPCnpxzC3e

11/12/19

We'd like to say a huge thank you to for their fantastic performance of A Christmas Carol this morning. Our Year 11 students (and staff) thoroughly enjoyed seeing the story brought to life on the school stage. https://t.co/PGbbqj1Od0

10/12/19

Retweeted From de Stafford DofE

Thank you to Soniya from who came to talk to our students about volunteering opportunities within the charity! It was great to see students signing up to support young, disadvantaged children have access to more books! 📚 https://t.co/uIzme687IR

06/12/19

When 'Elle' met 'Bruiser' aka Liliana and Leo. They will be taking to the school stage along with rest of the Legally Blonde cast on 13 and 14 Feb 2020. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for ticket info! https://t.co/rWN7MxFpIt

06/12/19

We'd like to say a big thank you to for their generous donation to the school. The Round Table raise an incredible amount of money each year for local causes. Find out how you could get involved by visiting their website https://t.co/MhTtkcaC8F https://t.co/IlcgY08SXm

04/12/19

Our delicious 2 course Christmas Lunch planned for Monday 16 December is proving very popular with students this year! Please make sure we receive a booking form and payment by this Friday 6th December! https://t.co/49u72H9m8K https://t.co/eDjTWr6Omp

02/12/19

Parents at de Stafford getting the low down for this years cohort https://t.co/0nagXoOR8S

29/11/19

Well done to all staff involved with and thanks to everyone who supported them! https://t.co/1apAmdGLq5

29/11/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Great fun at the Y7 5-a-side football tournament hosted by Some excellent results against Reigate and RAAS 👏🏼 Highlights included a Connor Pearcy hattrick and fantastic defensive work from Finley Legg ⚽️ Well done boys! https://t.co/9QdVgdc66J

28/11/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

1 win, 1 draw & 1 loss for the Y8 Rugby team at the RFU Development Tournament today! Thanks to for hosting! 🏉 https://t.co/GJ1znlft9A

28/11/19

Retweeted From Chipstead RFC Minis

A great afternoon of rugby at Chipstead today with sending their year 7 and year 8 boys. Thanks for the help https://t.co/0FnA9AFyLY

27/11/19

Our Year 9 students enjoyed using sweets to model a DNA double helix structure in Mrs Beale's Science lesson today! https://t.co/IoylgHwOd8

27/11/19

Year 10 making chapattis in the langar https://t.co/XV3TGmeOef

27/11/19

Stylish in the Gudwara! https://t.co/ZVuMh9cMOg

27/11/19

Year 10 preparing to enter the Gudwara https://t.co/B8RiR7R2l0

27/11/19

Year 10 have arrived at Crawley Gudwara! https://t.co/P0391Th2ED

22/11/19

Retweeted From GLF Schools TT

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Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

Welcome to the LRC

The LRC is located on the first floor of the main school building and provides a pleasant, bright and spacious environment for students to read and study. The LRC aims both to promote reading for pleasure and to support students and teachers with learning across the curriculum.

Opening Times and Use

The LRC is open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 3.15pm. The LRC can be used by students each break and lunchtime.

Facilities

  • There are over 7,000 books and other resources, such as CD-ROMs, available for loan to help with projects and study.  
  • Resources include a wide range of up-to-date fiction for all year groups.
  • Magazines, journals and newspapers are also available as well as a comprehensive collection of careers information.
  • We have board games for use during lunch and break.
  • There are 30 computers for use outside lesson time for homework and research with printing and copying facilities.

Borrowing

How many resources may I borrow?

Two items at a time, but if you need more please ask.

How long is the loan period?

Two weeks, but you may renew items unless someone else wants to borrow them.

What happens if I lose or damage my book?

You will be asked to either pay the full retail value, or replace like for like, anything that is lost or badly damaged.  Please take care of the items you have borrowed to avoid this.

Homework Club

This is open to all students on Monday and Thursday from 3.15pm – 4.15pm. Students are welcome to use books and computers. A member of staff is always present to assist if needed.

Star Reading

Once a week, in rotation, we allow students and staff to Stop Teaching and Read, otherwise known as the STAR reading slot! An emphasis on raising Literacy standards through the enjoyment of reading is our aim when 20 minutes of a lesson is dedicated to years 7 and 8 being able to read their library or home books. Thoroughly enjoyed and supported throughout the school, STAR reading is highly popular and successful with students and staff alike!