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Please click here to view our weekly newsletter We would like to wish the entire community a happy and healthy half term break and thank you for your continued support.


📣Parents/Carers - please find a link to an update from the Headteacher regarding plans for after half term The letter includes a link to a survey for our Year 10 parents/carers. Please do complete this if you can-your feedback is very important to us!


It's National Thank a Teacher Day! We're grateful to all our staff who continue to work tirelessly to support our students, whether in school or at home. If you would like to send a free, e-card to a member of staff , please click here:


Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Great to see Year 7 students completing the handstand workout at home! Well done Zac, Charlie and Max 👏


📣Parents & Carers please find an update from the CEO of GLF Schools . We will continue to keep you updated via ParentMail and our social media pages. If you have any feedback or questions in the mean time, please email


Parents/carers please refer to for further information on how your son/daughter can access these fascinating this week.


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Following the PM’s briefing, we await further details from the DfE & our LAs. We will share information as soon as we are able. Please be assured our priority remains the safety of children & students, their families & our staff.


Will you be celebrating today? Below are some ideas for how you can safely celebrate the 75th Anniversary of with a 'Stay at Home Street Party'. Thank you to the students who designed these beautiful flags whilst in school this week.


Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

Today's Jenkins centre challenge is for the long weekend. Create a board game and play it with your family. It can have any theme you like and be as creative as you like. We will play it in the Jenkins Centre when we return


Parents/carers - please find a link to our weekly newsletter which has also been sent via . We hope you are all managing to stay safe and well.


Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

Here are some of our student's pictures from the weekend challenge. Love these


Our team have been setting some fantastic daily challenges on their Twitter account which are suitable for all children to access (see today's example below). Give them a follow and please share your pictures with us!


Parents and carers - please find a link to the weekly newsletter from Headteacher, Jeremy Garner A copy has also been sent via ParentMail.


Parents/carers - if your financial circumstances have recently changed, your child may now be eligible for free school meals. Click this link to find the qualifying criteria and an online application form.


Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

Such a lovely day chatting to students on the phone. Great to hear about their baking, gardening activities, games and the adventures they have been having. Looking forward to seeing them again


Please join us in a one minute silence at 11am today, remembering those key workers, including teachers and school staff, who have lost their lives to


Please find a link to a letter which contains some very sad news regarding Mrs Muir, a much loved Learning Support Assistant here at de Stafford School


Parents/carers our weekly news bulletin is available to view here or via ParentMail. We wish all our followers a safe and enjoyable weekend. Thanks to Bethany B in Year 7 for this lovely poem about


📢Parents/carers - a letter from the Chair of the School Strategy Board has been sent via ParentMail this morning. Please click here to view the letter via our website


Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

This lovely Coping Calendar from is great if some days are difficult. Take one day at a time.



“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)