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22/05/20

Please click here to view our weekly newsletter https://t.co/bsmLBrZO4K. We would like to wish the entire community a happy and healthy half term break and thank you for your continued support. https://t.co/d8hMyS9DFb

21/05/20

📣Parents/Carers - please find a link to an update from the Headteacher regarding plans for after half term https://t.co/tkfVqljKil. 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!

20/05/20

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: https://t.co/cBakyny0ky.

13/05/20

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Great to see Year 7 students completing the handstand workout at home! Well done Zac, Charlie and Max 👏 https://t.co/vP7hxg4ech

13/05/20

📣Parents & Carers please find an update from the CEO of GLF Schools https://t.co/5bVb0mcGDu . 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 headteacher.org.uk

11/05/20

Parents/carers please refer to for further information on how your son/daughter can access these fascinating this week. https://t.co/ZbPhzluN39

10/05/20

Retweeted From GLF Schools

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.

08/05/20

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. https://t.co/xBNBpwgsRt

07/05/20

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

07/05/20

Parents/carers - please find a link to our weekly newsletter https://t.co/pMN2ypWWxe which has also been sent via . We hope you are all managing to stay safe and well.

05/05/20

Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

Here are some of our student's pictures from the weekend challenge. Love these https://t.co/wPTzfpT8ZH

05/05/20

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! https://t.co/vyJqdhzs60

01/05/20

Parents and carers - please find a link to the weekly newsletter from Headteacher, Jeremy Garner https://t.co/F43KW6ewX9. A copy has also been sent via ParentMail.

30/04/20

Parents/carers - if your financial circumstances have recently changed, your child may now be eligible for free school meals. Click this link https://t.co/bTATeqwL6g to find the qualifying criteria and an online application form.

30/04/20

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

28/04/20

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 https://t.co/SUanLTAmgE

27/04/20

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 https://t.co/Xi327JMSSA https://t.co/c4Kcj8SfBP

24/04/20

Parents/carers our weekly news bulletin is available to view here https://t.co/FQ2nemTVPu 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 https://t.co/DEZDhXK2PG

23/04/20

📢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 https://t.co/vPcNdvi0b0 https://t.co/o5RXR2NcEp

22/04/20

Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

This lovely Coping Calendar from is great if some days are difficult. Take one day at a time. https://t.co/IACJARNYaZ

School Closure Information

Last updated: Friday 22 May 2020

Please click here to view the latest update from Headteacher, Jeremy Garner regarding plans for after half term (dated 21 May 2020).

To view the weekly newsletter dated 22 May 2020, click here.

Safeguarding

During this period of school closure we continue to be open in order to provide for vulnerable students and children of key workers. Irrespective of any closure, the safeguarding of children remains our top priority and we will continue to provide the necessary pastoral support. If you have any questions related to safeguarding, please email our designated lead, Mrs Rachel Treacher at hotpotato@destafford.org.uk.  Please click here for contact information for Surrey and Croydon Children's Services.

Childcare provision 

We remain open for children of critical workers and vulnerable children only, who cannot be looked after at homeFamilies who wish to make use of the childcare provision offered by de Stafford School are asked to complete this form.

Homework for students

Students can access work from home by logging into Show My Homework. For queries relating to this please email Mr Phill Jones, Assistant Headteacher at phill.jones@destafford.org.uk

Communication with parents and carers

All school closure related communication can be found by scrolling to the bottom of the page. We will to continue to communicate with parents and carers via ParentMail and post copies of all documentation on this page. Please also follow us on our social media pages (Twitter @deStafford / Facebook @deStaffordSchool) for real time updates.

With any queries, please email headteacher@destafford.org.uk.

Useful links

Department for Education

Keeping Children Happy and Safe Online During Covid 19

NHS Chat Health Text Service for 11 - 19 year olds

 

Documents

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18 March 2020 - Update from Headteacher... 18th Mar 2020 Download
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16 March 2020 - Coronavirus Update 16th Mar 2020 Download
13 March 2020 - Letter from CEO of GLF S... 16th Mar 2020 Download
Hand Washing Advice (as shared with stud... 17th Mar 2020 Download
19 March 2020 - Update from Headteacher 19th Mar 2020 Download
19 March 2020 - GLF Schools Update 19th Mar 2020 Download
19 March 2020 - Update re. School Closur... 19th Mar 2020 Download
20 March 2020 - Key Worker Update 20th Mar 2020 Download
How to respond effectively to the Corona... 20th Mar 2020 Download
20 March 2020 - Headteacher Update 20th Mar 2020 Download
24 March 2020 - Year 11 Update 24th Mar 2020 Download
24 March 2020 - School Closure Update 24th Mar 2020 Download
3 April 2020 - Year 11 Update Letter 03rd Apr 2020 Download
Covid 19_Advice for parents when child u... 16th Apr 2020 Download
20 April 2020 - Start of term update 20th Apr 2020 Download
21 April 2020 - Letter from CEO of GLF S... 21st Apr 2020 Download
24 April 2020 - Parent letter - Supplem... 24th Apr 2020 Download
Staying safe at home online 01st May 2020 Download
12 May 2020 - Update from the Headteache... 12th May 2020 Download
13 May 2020 - Letter from CEO of GLF Sch... 13th May 2020 Download
21 May 2020 - Update from Headteacher 21st May 2020 Download