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Admission Arrangements for 2018

Having consulted with the school community, the Governing Body of de Stafford formally decided on 19 January 2017 to expand the school by 1 Form of Entry to 6FE from September 2018. The published admission number (PAN) will subsequently rise from 150 pupils to 180 pupils.

Important dates for entry into Year 7 2017

1 March 2017

Secondary school offer letters are posted first class.  If you applied online you will be sent an email in the evening with the outcome and you can also view your school offer online.

By 15 March 2017

You must confirm whether you wish to accept or decline the place you have been offered.

By 29 March 2017

If you wish to appeal for one of the schools listed on your form you should submit it by this date so that it can be heard by 16 June 2017.


Please click the links at the bottom of the page to download the school Admissions policy.

In-Year Admissions and Application Form

For applications to the school during the school year please visit www.surreycc.gov.uk/admissions or complete the In-Year application form below.

Please contact Zoe Defalco on 01883 347818 ext 204 for more information or for general admissions enquiries.

School tours

Tours are usually run on Tuesday mornings at 10am however there is flexibility for other days and times. 

Please phone 01883 347818 to arrange a tour or email admin@destafford.org.uk



  1. Admissions Policy 2017
  2. Admissions Policy 2016
  3. In Year Guidance Notes
  4. In year application form - school managed IYA-SMA 2016
  5. Admissions Policy 2018
  • "The Headteacher, ably supported by his senior team, provides good leadership." OFSTED
  • "Students make good progress in English and Mathematics and in most other subject areas." OFSTED
  • "Teaching is good overall." OFSTED
  • "Middle leaders' clear focus on raising the quality of learning and teaching for different groups of students in their subject areas has led to improved outcomes." OFSTED
  • "Students behaviour is good. The vast majority of students behave in a mature and respectful manner in lessons and around the school." OFSTED
  • "Parents and their children are rightly proud of the school. They recognise that it offers a caring community where students are kept safe and their welfare matters greatly." OFSTED
  • "The Headteacher has shown strong and determined leadership and has achieved substantial improvements in the quality of teaching and students' outcomes since the last inspection." OFSTED
  • "Middle leaders trust and respect the Governors and senior leaders." OFSTED
  • "Teachers and Teaching Assistants feel well supported to bring about improvements." OFSTED
  • "Leaders ensure that careers advice and guidance is well organised and effective." OFSTED
  • "Social and academic mentoring time is used well, to monitor and support individual students' progress and reflect on current affairs." OFSTED
  • "Governors share the Headteacher's aims and vision for the school and they manage the performance of the Headteacher well." OFSTED
  • "Governors have successfully challenged leaders to raise the quality of teaching and learning and hold them to account for further improvements." OFSTED
  • "Systems to track students' progress have improved since the last inspection." OFSTED
  • "Teachers use a consistent approach to marking across the school." OFSTED
  • "Students are safe and secure in the school, and they feel well looked after." OFSTED
  • "Staff care a great deal about students' achievement and personal development and so working relationships between staff and students are very strong." OFSTED
  • "Learning about e-safety has an appropriately high status." OFSTED
  • "The behaviour of pupils is good." OFSTED
  • "This is a happy, caring and purposeful school with a calm and businesslike atmosphere. Students conduct themselves well around the site at all times. Nearly all students are confident, polite and respectful to staff, visitors and each other.They know the standards expected of them and take a pride in their uniform and their school." OFSTED
  • "Outcomes are consistently good in most subject areas." OFSTED
  • "High-quality careers information, and good links with local colleges, ensure that students are confident and well placed for the next stage of their education, employment or training."
  • "This school is limitless. It enables you to develop your talents no matter what they are." Student Comment