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23/04/18

A reminder to parents and carers that the booking deadline for all year group trips is this Friday 27 April. Letters are available to download from the school website:- https://t.co/ycKn5mZAuL

22/04/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton

and are being represented in the London Marathon today! Best of luck Miss Flynn and Miss Greenland 🏃🏽‍♀️👟

17/04/18

Congratulations go to de Stafford student Max Callender on his winning entry in the Caterham Rotary Clubs annual essay writing competition, 'Prix de la Paix'. Thanks to Mr Geraint Jenkins of Caterham Rotary Club who presented Max with his certificate (pictured) https://t.co/9lhP0Rjkov

15/04/18

Looking forward to welcoming students back to school tomorrow! Don’t forget we return to a Week 1 timetable.

29/03/18

To discover some of what we've been up to this half term, you can view our latest newsletter online now:- https://t.co/vcwKUGxlLG We'd like to wish all our followers a very Happy Easter! https://t.co/mOnCWXhIR0

28/03/18

We are looking forward to seeing our Year 10 parents and carers from 4:30pm today! https://t.co/R5qhjimH7d

27/03/18

Congratulations to SAM group 8KBa who earned the most achievement points this term. You too have been rewarded with a mufti-day tomorrow (Weds). https://t.co/Iao2i0OzCy

27/03/18

Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

Please join us on Wednesday 4-5.30pm for coffee and hot cross buns in aid of Autism Awareness week. This community event is for parents and families of children with ASD. This will be an opportunity to meet other families, share stories and look at study skills for students.

26/03/18

SAM Group 7RLR will have a Mufti Day on Wednesday (28th) for earning the most achievement points. Well done 7RLR! https://t.co/chZFN4pRTf

23/03/18

Retweeted From Jack Pepper

Great to lead a workshop with some fantastic students at today! We discussed and Franz Liszt, and went from monophony to polyphony via melody and accompaniment.... Thank you for having me!

22/03/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Thanks to for hosting the year 9B ⚽️ tournament. Well done to who finished 2nd!! Special mention to Zach Jennings for an absolute screamer against and well done to POMs Reece Weekes and Jack Perkins. A great team effort! https://t.co/gWuKqwLEOQ

22/03/18

The Year 11 Easter revision timetable is now available to view and download on our website:- https://t.co/v9c4TPe4az

22/03/18

A reminder that Year 9s only are invited to participate in a Mufti Day tomorrow(Friday) in exchange for a £1 donation to St Catherine's Hospice. The theme is 'Orange'.

21/03/18

We look forward to seeing our Year 7 parents/carers from 4:30pm today https://t.co/TFEgMGEdHV

20/03/18

It's the International Day of Happiness, a day to focus on the importance of relationships, kindness and helping each other.#InternationalDayofHappiness2018 https://t.co/GRw2nxc6ey

19/03/18

We are able to open as normal today. However, the car park and loop road have not been treated so please avoid driving on to the school site, if possible. Students should attend in normal school uniform but they may wear footwear appropriate for the icy conditions.

18/03/18

Clubs will hopefully continue as normal but we will assess conditions during the day and make a decision by lunchtime.

18/03/18

Light snow is forecast to fall for the rest of the evening in Caterham. We plan to open as normal in the morning but will update the website by 7am if a late start is necessary.

15/03/18

Retweeted From de Stafford School

Staff vs Students Dodgeball! Another fantastic fundraising effort from our Business Studies students for St Catherine's Hospice Five-O Project https://t.co/Ik78PKKDy8

15/03/18

Staff vs Students Dodgeball! Another fantastic fundraising effort from our Business Studies students for St Catherine's Hospice Five-O Project https://t.co/Ik78PKKDy8

School Uniform

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Students are expected to be wearing the correct uniform in lessons; this includes having top buttons fastened, shirts tucked in and kilts unrolled.  It is advisable that all uniform items be named. Students must have the necessary books, equipment or kit with them for all lessons and have their planner with them every day.

Donations of second hand uniform are always welcome.  We urgently need jumpers, blazers and PE kit.  If you have any donations please drop them into Reception clearly labelled second hand uniform.  

de Stafford School uniform can be purchased from:

Hewitts of Croydon, 45-51 Church Street, Croydon, CR9 1QQ
Open Monday to Saturday, 9.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Tel.no: 0208 688 1830/680 4555

Please click here to order from Hewitts online.

Available from de Stafford School Student Services:

• Clip on ties - £5.00

• School Blazer Badges - £4.50

• School jumpers - £20.00 (only sizes 30”, 38”, 40” & 42” available)

• Exam pencil cases - £2.50

• Replacement locker keys - £3.50

 

School Uniform Expectation

Item

Uniform Expectation

Consequence if expectation not met

Hairstyles:

Hair should be smartly cut with a natural colour in one tone not noticeably treated (no dip dye allowed).

No hair should be cut shorter than grade two, extreme styles not allowed and no patterns shaved, including in eyebrows.

Moderate and smart hair accessories are allowed.

SAM/HoY will contact home to inform parents/carers of the concern and to warn that the breech of hairstyle rule should not be repeated. In extreme cases a student can be sent home to rectify the hairstyle concern or be placed in isolation until the hairstyle is deemed acceptable.

Earrings and piercing:

One pair of simple studs in the ears only. No sleepers of any size, no ear stretchers/tapers/spike earrings, no large studs, no other visible piercing (nose/lip/eyebrow etc).

Jewellery will be confiscated and given to Student Services to keep until the end of the day. Unacceptable piercings will be removed or covered up. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Make up:

No excessive make-up, including fake tan and heavy eye make-up (no fake eye lashes).

No false nails, colourless nail varnish only.

Offenders will be asked to remove the excess make-up. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Tie:

The tie must be worn smartly with the top shirt button fastened.

If worn incorrectly a reminder of the school expectation is given. Students without a tie will borrow one from student services in exchange for a personal item. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Shirt/Blouse:

Boys should wear a plain white shirt with the top button fastened.

Girls should wear a plain white shirt with the top button fastened with a tie if wearing trousers. An open neck blouse is permitted with a skirt.

If worn incorrectly a reminder of the school expectation is given. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Jumper:

The School jumper with the school badge is the only permitted jumper for Years 7-10. Y11 must wear the designated school jumper for that school year.

Offenders will remove the inappropriate garment. Repeat offenders will have the garment taken from them until the end of the school day and they will be placed into a SLT detention, the SAM/HoY to inform parents/carers.

Blazer:

Blazer must be worn at all times including to and from school.

Offenders can borrow a blazer from Student Services in exchange for a personal item. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Trousers:

Smart, tailored, plain, black trousers of waist height and ankle length. (no jeans or jean style, denim, chinos, cords, combats, hipsters, skinny fit or leggings, recent fashion trend or other casual trousers. No trousers with accessories including leg pockets, zips etc)

The offender spends the day in isolation, or is sent home to change into appropriate clothing.

Skirts:

School tartan school worn at an appropriate length (not to be rolled at the waist).

The offender spends the day in isolation, or is sent home to change into appropriate clothing.

Tights:

Girls:

Must be Plain black or natural coloured tights, no patterns, no leggings.

Or plain black socks below the knee.

Or ankle length plain black or plain white socks, no other colours allowed.

Boys:

Dark coloured plain socks only.

If inappropriately worn a student will be reminded of the school expectation and asked to adjust the item. If an item is deemed to be seriously inappropriate the student can be sent home to change or spend the day in isolation. Repeat offenders will be given a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents and carers.

Coats/jackets:

In cold weather we would expect students to wear a sensible coat. Hooded tops or denim jackets are not to be worn in school.

Offenders will be asked to remove the inappropriate item. Repeat offenders will have the item removed from them for the day and sit a SLT detention; the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Shoes:

Plain black leather shoes or leather effect. No trainers or trainer style shoes (regardless of colour), canvas shoes, heeled shoes or boots (over the ankle bone)

Refusal to change shoes will result in isolation or being sent home to change the shoes.

Jewellery:

One watch, one charity band only, no other jewellery allowed.

Additional items must be removed. Repeat offenders will have the item taken for the day and a SLT detention given, the SAM/