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20/09/18

We look forward to welcoming visitors to our Open Evening from 5:30pm today. The Headteacher will speak at 5:45pm and 6:45pm and a fabulous team of students will be helping with tours of the school. If you are unable to make it tonight, please call to arrange a day time visit.

18/09/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Year 10 BTEC class working on their serving accuracy in table tennis with a game of ‘Serve Pong’ 🏓 https://t.co/QaVCvyySM0

17/09/18

Retweeted From Freedom Leisure - de Stafford Sports Centre

We are very pleased to have completed the £1.2million refurbishment project at Special thanks to , and and all of the contractors involved. A superb project from start to finish. https://t.co/oTJ8aeY1MS

13/09/18

Prospective parents/carers and their children are invited to join us at our Open Evening on Thursday 20 September from 5:45pm. We look to welcoming you to de Stafford! https://t.co/K8e9PR9Bsa

11/09/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Our Y11 boys rugby team took on Warlingham School today. A great performance by all, especially Ross Lever who was man of the match for some outstanding defence 🏉 https://t.co/IIWZ4J9qWF

11/09/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Fantastic turnout for rugby club tonight, great to see a good mix of boys and girls. Looking forward to next week already! 🏉

10/09/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Great to see lots of new faces at Trampolining club tonight Grab a friend, come along and try something new or further develop your skills!

10/09/18

Retweeted From Freedom Leisure - de Stafford Sports Centre

Out with the old gym equipment and on Wednesday in with the new! We are very pleased to be in the last week of our £1.2m refurbishment at with brand new state of the art gym kit arriving from Wednesday. https://t.co/AHo4mSvbNZ

09/09/18

Good luck to all as they open their doors to students for the first time tomorrow - an exciting journey begins!

07/09/18

Congratulations to Zara Foster who has completed the '16 before 16' reading challenge. Zara met with Headteacher, Jeremy Garner today to receive her prize and certificate. A great way to kick off the new school year, well done Zara! https://t.co/YCoYzDDwq5

06/09/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Extra-Curricular sports clubs are starting on Mon 10th ⁦⁩ Make friends, gain skills and have fun! Trampolining & Gymnastics are making a comeback and we are pleased to introduce a new Yoga & Running Club! 🧘🏻‍♀️🏃‍♂️⚽️⛹🏻‍♀️🤸🏻‍♂️🏋🏼‍♀️🏀 https://t.co/Xf081JSXnO

04/09/18

We look forward to welcoming our new Year 7 cohort at 8:15am tomorrow. Years 8-11 should arrive for 11am please.

23/08/18

Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

And those who need a reader and then they struggle to retain that information; those who need someone to write their answers but their language skills are so limited they do not have the vocabulary to express what they would like to. Well done to all of those who gave it a go.

23/08/18

Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

It's not all about top grades. Spare a thought for those who did well to sit through a 2 hour exam when they have ADHD; those whose ASD means that the ticking of the clock or scratching of pens on paper causes high levels of anxiety, and heightened sensory needs. https://t.co/EO14oh6GNw

23/08/18

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

A pleasure to see students and collecting their GCSE results earlier today. Thanks to all colleagues and families across all as the last results of the academic year are posted!

23/08/18

Congratulations to the Class of 2018 on their excellent GCSE results. They should be proud of their achievements! https://t.co/tSJfefWiCS

22/08/18

Retweeted From Freedom Leisure - de Stafford Sports Centre

The cafe’ at de Stafford looking modern, all the new furniture has arrived apart from a few little additions and then it will start to take shape! ☕️ https://t.co/iOyb0zTjm4

17/08/18

Retweeted From Freedom Leisure - de Stafford Sports Centre

We are almost there!! Grand launch in the middle of September 💥 The question is are you all ready for de Stafford to be the hub of the community?? https://t.co/J23wix6Pw6

07/08/18

Retweeted From Hewitts of Croydon

Will you be attending this September? If you haven't bought your uniform at our school visit in July, online or in store already; make sure you come to store ASAP to guarantee all you need for a September start... don't get caught out! https://t.co/yZH1yRJY60

20/07/18

Congratulations to our newly appointed senior prefect team. https://t.co/R3Ubin6wrH

More Able

More Able Students

At de Stafford, we are committed to ensuring that our More Able students are identified and that they are challenged to achieve their full potential.

Regular assessments monitor the progress of all students to raise awareness of the needs of our highest performing students.  Enrichment activities are also organised during the year to expand the horizons of these students and to encourage them to aim high.

More Able Academic

Students are identified upon entry into the school and those with exceptionally high MIDYIS scores are called our 'More Able' students.  Their names are highlighted to all teaching staff within the school, as students whose progress will need to be monitored in order to check that they are being suitably challenged in lessons at the highest levels, with the expectation that they are capable of achieving the top possible grades.

Talented Students

Students who show a particular flair in more practical subjects such as Performing Arts, Physical Education and our creative subjects and whose performance is deemed to be exceptional are identified as being 'Talented' students.  Just like with our More Able academic students, our Talented students are monitored and challenged to make the very best of their abilities.