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24/11/20

Congratulations to this lovely group of Year 9s who achieved excellent Attitude to Learning scores in their recent reports. Mr Place had the pleasure of meeting them this morning to praise their efforts and receive feedback on their school year to date.👏#growlearnbelieveachieve https://t.co/0uNp6VUJYF

24/11/20

CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY - MONDAY 14 DECEMBER 2020 All staff and students are invited to wear their Christmas jumper to school on Monday 14 December! Should you wish to support the valuable work of you can make a donation directly online: https://t.co/qPcwb7hWxK. https://t.co/fq29F1Qoty

23/11/20

Well done to Y8 students Rosie Skeet, Amelie Wells, Jessica Murtagh and Ciara Reed (pictured) plus Shannon Stockley and Max Sutton who were all invited to meet with Mr Place today in recognition of their recent excellent Attitude to Learning scores! 🏆 https://t.co/rdAkUVaaEq

20/11/20

Retweeted From Merstham Park School

We are expanding our team and are pleased to be recruiting a cover supervisor. Check out this link if you are interested in joining two forward thinking GLF schools https://t.co/RvlvmDLuqm

20/11/20

YEAR 11 PARENTS/CARERS: Please find a link to a letter regarding study leave for our Year 11 students (23 - 26 Nov inclusive) https://t.co/dk1LqZZoha. Students are expected in school for their mock exam sessions only during this period. Please see the letter for further info. https://t.co/yvuVI538pV

20/11/20

Please find a link to the weekly news bulletin which includes important updates from the Head of School as well as our Heads of Year: https://t.co/yzV0vwIs7F Stay safe and have a lovely weekend everyone!

19/11/20

It's wonderful to see our students being able to make such great use of our on-site pool facilities. Well done Year 9 and ! https://t.co/ekraMCpjQ6

19/11/20

A final reminder that the school will be closed to all students tomorrow for a staff INSET Day. The school will reopen to students at the usual time on Monday 23 November on a Week 1 timetable. Thank you for your cooperation! https://t.co/2U06esSvtf

19/11/20

*PARENTS AND CARERS*- The Caterham Food Bank are offering FREE CHRISTMAS FOOD HAMPERS for local families and individuals in need🌲. Please email caroline.sidwell.org.uk or call 01883 347818 today for further details. https://t.co/fdcfejKtXS

18/11/20

Parents and Carers- a reminder that all related correspondence will be posted on our website here: https://t.co/mKpGbUReId as well as directly via . We thank you for your continued cooperation during these unprecedented times. https://t.co/eryrmvMn0N

17/11/20

Congratulations and very well done to this fantastic group of Year 7 students, who were invited for hot chocolate and cake with Mr Place this morning in recognition of their excellent 'attitude to learning' scores! https://t.co/byl1GsUuzx

16/11/20

Well done to our Year 11 cohort who made a fantastic start to their mock exams today! Remember your exam timetable and revision sources can be found here: https://t.co/sBFugLlSd9 and your teachers are here to support you every step of the way! https://t.co/NuHBYc3CBT

16/11/20

A reminder to parents and carers that the school will be closed to students this coming Friday, 20th November for an INSET Day. https://t.co/CdLrUwdS4i

13/11/20

Our weekly bulletin has just been sent to parents/carers via together with a letter from . Please click here to view a copy of this week's bulletin: https://t.co/Uo1g0vlnAm We would like to wish all of our followers a happy and healthy weekend! https://t.co/jacHSXH15v

13/11/20

We're recruiting highly motivated individuals to join our fantastic Learning Support team. If you have excellent communication skills, a calm and patient personality and a caring approach to supporting young people, please click here for further info: https://t.co/1lVchWIfRS https://t.co/BEvPGlLPqA

12/11/20

Well done Year 9 👏🏻 and a big thank you to all the staff who are making this valuable opportunity available to our students again this year! https://t.co/CLuQorsT83

11/11/20

🌹At the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month, we will always remember 🌹 https://t.co/VsTYG8EZ8e

11/11/20

Thank you to Miss Hillsdon for her virtual assembly this morning. There will be a wreath laying ceremony at the front of the school at 10:45am and we will be observing a 2 minute silence at 11am. https://t.co/P1AwA0Zd0Q

10/11/20

Don't forget! Homework club starts today for our Year 8 students and will run every Tuesday from 3:15 - 4:15pm in our well equipped Learning Resource Centre. https://t.co/elvu4omHi4

09/11/20

Parents/Carers - our school uniform supplier are currently offering a 10% discount on online orders between now and 2nd December! https://t.co/9crlbpNGAk

Parent Testimonials


“When attending all the secondary school visits with other parents who are doing this for the first time, I feel proud to say my child already attends de Stafford and that my daughter can’t wait to go there next year”

Parent of Year 10 student (Sept 2019) 

“I am thrilled with the transition from Primary School. (name) thoroughly enjoys coming to school.  This is my first experience of the school and I cannot praise the school highly enough in regards to the different transition events going back to July.  (name) has made new friends and joined both the football and rugby teams.  Thank you for the positive experience for both myself and (name).”

Parent of Year 7 student (2018)

“The level of communication between school and parents is amazing. The level of teaching is outstanding. The interaction and compassion of the teachers is outstanding.”

Parent of Year 10 student (Sept 2019)

“Very happy with how (name) is getting on so far.  Lovely to meet Mr (name) tonight who was very positive re: (name) achievements so far.  Cannot fault anything.  Extremely proud of (name) and how school are supporting him in his learning and encouraging his sporting activities also.”

Parent of Year 7 student (2018)

“Communication between school and myself has been amazing! Fantastic start to the de Stafford experience.”

Parent of Year 7 student (2018)

“…..we are working with his current teachers to keep him focussed and on track.  All of his current teachers have been fantastic in helping me achieve this, especially Mr Horton and Mr Henderson who I truly believe both go above and beyond with their mentoring.   It’s this compassion which makes your school different.”

Parent of Year 10 student (Sept 2019)

 "I have always been so impressed with the pastoral care at de Stafford - you always answer any queries I have quickly and sensitively.  It is evident that you know all your students as individuals and that you genuinely care about them."

Parent of Year 10 student (2019)

"One of the many things we appreciate about the staff at de Stafford is that you so often comment on the character and attitude of the students as well as the academic achievement.  As a parent, to see this happening at school as well as home is so encouraging. So, thank you for your all-rounded care of our children." 

Parent of Year 7, 8 and 10 students (2019)

 "I really can't rate de Stafford highly enough for the way you communicate with parents and look after the students. It's very much appreciated."

Parent of Year 8 student (2019)

“I just wanted to thank you so much for your continued support for [student]. I am so proud of the young lady she has become and the results today for her. It has been an exceptionally difficult year for her and she wouldn’t have made it if it wasn’t for you! I don’t have the words to express our thanks. You believed in her and took time to understand her and I so appreciate it.”

 

Parent of Year 11 student (2018)