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08/08/19

We may be closed to students but plenty going on during the summer break to improve the school environment https://t.co/j8IOXPFe8W

24/07/19

We hope our Year 11s are enjoying a well earned summer break! For information regarding GCSE Results Day on 22 August, please click here https://t.co/NDnAWKKIGB

23/07/19

Did you know you can now follow us on Facebook too? Simply click here https://t.co/G7WLX23efB or search for de Stafford School! https://t.co/Vq83vqIjod

19/07/19

We would like to wish the entire de Stafford community a safe and happy summer break. View our latest newsletter for all the highlights from this last half term! https://t.co/JN1jUw1t7J https://t.co/UA3bGTD6mg

17/07/19

We have a record number of 'word millionaires' in our programme this year! Today we celebrated by throwing them a tea party with Headteacher, Mr Garner and Head of English, Mr Clifton. Keep up the great reading! https://t.co/CY7n7sHxsh

17/07/19

*NEWSFLASH* The cast list for our school production of Legally Blonde the Musical will be revealed after school today in the drama courtyard! Keep an eye on our website for updates:- https://t.co/k8xp7n60b3 https://t.co/g2ZVqWEOwO

16/07/19

Well done to all of our Year 7 & 10 'Book Buddies' who are currently being rewarded with pizza in the LRC! https://t.co/I6r5m6repb

15/07/19

Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

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15/07/19

Retweeted From de Stafford DofE

We look forward to welcoming parents and carers tonight to celebrate the achievements of this years ⁦⁦⁩ Bronze DofE students! Please attend The de Stafford suite in The Jenkins Centre for a 6pm start! https://t.co/GokT9ToOGq

12/07/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Well done to all students who took part in Sports Day today! A fantastic effort by all and excellent sportsmanship on display! 👏🏻 Congratulations to the winning SAMs: 7PHA 8ABE 9KBA 10JHE 🏆🏆🏆🏆🎽🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏽‍♂️

12/07/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Bailey in Y9 entertaining the crowds on the track during Sports Day! 🎵🎶👏🏻 https://t.co/hGOhbosSwk

12/07/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

The Y9 boys ⁦⁩ Sports Day Javelin winner Sam. M!! 🥇🥇🥇 👏🏻 https://t.co/iB3cSgcFcg

11/07/19

Hi , thank you for your query. Students will remain in their PE kit all day.

11/07/19

It's tomorrow! Students are reminded to wear your full PE kit to school and don't forget to bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle and lots of positive energy for your SAM group! https://t.co/ILlTePrMvH

10/07/19

A reminder for our parents/carers that the school will close at 1:40pm on the last day of term (Friday 19 July) https://t.co/D5wRz80Yqk

10/07/19

Congratulations to Year 9 student, Katie, for her winning entry in the Young Photographer Competition (Intermediate). https://t.co/3v1q5siNnm

08/07/19

Thank you for your support!

05/07/19

Thank you so much for supporting the event; great to see former student, Charlie, again!

05/07/19

Thank you so much for supporting today's event!

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.