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18/05/18

Good luck to the 45 students who set off on their DoE Bronze and Silver practice expeditions today. Thank you to the staff who so willingly give up their time to support this worthwhile award. Let's hope the sun continues to shine!

16/05/18

Congratulations to the first three students to reach 100 achievement points! https://t.co/dOBNZBxRo0

16/05/18

Thank you to registered charity for joining us today to deliver classroom based workshops for our year 7, 8 and 9 students https://t.co/2lUvgSMx8t

14/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Well done to the Y7 & 8 girls at Athletics this afternoon! A fantastic effort from all! Results to follow...! 🏃‍♀️👟🏃‍♀️ thank you for hosting! https://t.co/1SI3o7Uale

10/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Athlete of the day goes to Drew Burridge! Part of the 3rd placed 4x100m team, as well as winning the 400m race, and setting a new school record and PB of 55.37 seconds! 🥇 https://t.co/aoFdVcS9oM

09/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Netball Leaders ready to go for the Primary School Netball Tournament this afternoon! Good luck to all the teams involved! https://t.co/c36RSgmJgf

04/05/18

Many thanks to who joined us today for the 4th year in a row to run their fabulous educational workshop and perform a highly engaging version of Romeo and Juliet for our Year 11 students. https://t.co/rSAZgIk0be

04/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Sign up today! FREE coaching sessions start this weekend! Try a new sport and have the chance to represent your district at the Surrey Youth Games! students are eligible for free Judo 🥋 Boxing 🥊 Badminton 🏸 & Netball coaching! https://t.co/UNi9xeTbPi

27/04/18

Retweeted From de Stafford Art

Well done to our Year 11 Art students who have just completed their final 10 hour exam.

27/04/18

A reminder that Year 9 Parents Evening is on Wednesday 16 May from 5 - 7:30pm. Appointment sheets should be making their way home with your child today! https://t.co/nu4n2iMfGq

25/04/18

Lovely to welcome our new Y7 cohort to our community event this afternoon. We have no doubt you will be a fantastic year group and look forward to the exciting journey ahead

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

Posted on: 13/03/2018

Land Sale - Open Forums

Wednesday 14th March 2018

10am - 12pm

 

Thursday 15th March 2018

5 - 7pm

 

In August 2016 the school consulted the community regarding the Governing body’s proposal to sell the vacant caretaker’s bungalow based on our school site, in conjunction with an adjacent piece of land at the edge of the school’s Athletics Field. The school consultation did not raise any valid concerns, however, the project was put on hold whilst the school managed the tender process for operating the sports centre and converted to an academy joining GLF Schools.

 

We now have the capacity to resume the project with a view to advertising the land for sale in the near future. As more than 12 months have passed since the previous consultation, guidelines are such and it is appropriate, that we go out to consultation once again. You may recall that the bungalow has been empty for over two years, is at risk of falling into disrepair, and the land attached to it is an area of scrub land that forms the border with Burntwood Lane. Neither the bungalow nor the land has been used for educational purposes. For your information, a map of the site is provided overleaf with the proposed area for sale totalling approximately 2080m2 of playing field land and 1299m2 of non-playing field land.

                                                                                                                                                                                  

This area is owned by the school but we have to apply to the Secretary of State for Education to sell it and, as part of this process, we are required to undertake a six-week consultation period. In addition to this, as the land is considered part of the school playing field (regardless as to whether it is used or not), there is a clear stipulation from the DfE that all funds generated from the sale must be reinvested in improving the existing sports facilities for the benefit of the school and wider community. 

 

The consultation with stakeholders commences on Monday 12 March 2018 for a six week period until 5pm on Friday 20 April 2018. To ensure you are fully informed, we are holding two open events at the school where interested parties can come and look at the plans in detail and ask questions of representatives of the School Strategy Board and the school’s Business Manager. These open forums are being held on Wednesday 14 March, 10am - 12pm and Thursday 15 March, 5 - 7pm.

 

We look forward to seeing you at one of the above events but, if you are unable to attend and would like further information, please visit the FAQ section in the News tab on our school website or email us at landforsale@destafford.org.uk