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01/04/20

We are so impressed by the quality of work that's being produced at home by our students. Today's poem was written by Connor P in Year 7, for his mum. This particular task is really lifting our spirits, we hope you enjoy reading them as much as us! https://t.co/tkzUfO1hrf

31/03/20

Our students are busy creating poems, letters and stories based on the themes of joy, gratitude, hope or kindness. Each day we plan to share a new piece of work with our followers. Thank you to Scarlett in Year 7 for this wonderful poem about ! https://t.co/pPYIygu2Rr

31/03/20

Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

Students are raising awareness for by creating powerful posters to put up around the school when we return. Here is Harry's contribution Thank you Harry. https://t.co/4mBqfCa4q6

27/03/20

A weekly newsletter is on the way to our parents and carers via ParentMail. You can also find it on our website here: https://t.co/RCb3EXGp80 Wishing you all a lovely weekend! https://t.co/2bPVcFNKaa

26/03/20

Today we donated including 200 goggles and disposable gloves to the incredible staff who are working tirelessly to treat the members of our communities who are infected with Covid-19. Now lets !

26/03/20

Retweeted From GOV UK

At 8pm tonight join the UK in giving thanks to our brilliant NHS workers by giving them a huge round of applause from your front door, garden, windows, and living rooms. Thank you to all NHS workers https://t.co/vrJUkIBwQl

26/03/20

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

⁩ students spreading hope with their rainbows and messages to keep safe!🌈🌈🌈 https://t.co/V6J7ycIU2C

25/03/20

Our Year 7 and 8 students can continue to access the Accelerated Reader platform from home. Simply follow this link https://t.co/WYncP7KuXL where they are asked to enter their usual login name and password. Thousands of digital books can also be accessed for free (see below). https://t.co/cc6I7W7MkV

24/03/20

We have just posted an update on our website for our Year 11 cohort. Please click here to view: https://t.co/WmcZ42iK7G A copy is also on the way via ParentMail but the system is still running very slowly.

24/03/20

Retweeted From Department of Health and Social Care

A vital update on from : You MUST now: ▶️ Only go out when absolutely necessary for food, medicine, work or exercise ▶️ Always stay 2 metres apart 🚶🏾‍♀️↔️🚶🏾‍♂️ ❌ Do NOT meet others outside your household, even friends and family https://t.co/xTA9ySPND7

24/03/20

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

students up and at it with this morning! What a great start to the day! Share with if you’re joining in at home 🤸🏻‍♂️🏋🏽‍♂️💪🏻 https://t.co/eyFZrgJfW8

22/03/20

Retweeted From Gavin Williamson

You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response. If you are able to keep your child at home, you should. https://t.co/n1B1gngVWr

20/03/20

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

To all our Year 11 students at - we shall miss you. We shall do all we can to help you gain the grades that the final 2 months push would’ve allowed you to achieve. Your learning isn’t wasted.

20/03/20

Please click here to view our latest correspondence from Headteacher, Jeremy Garner https://t.co/SS0HhGObdS. Unfortunately we are still experiencing delays with ParentMail - they will all hit your inbox eventually! https://t.co/n6QGDDCOip

20/03/20

We have created a page on our website with information relating to Free School Meal provision and food banks. If this is relevant for you please click here to read our latest update: https://t.co/FmlsdNpk5q

20/03/20

Please visit our website to view our latest communication relating to the educational provision for children of key workers https://t.co/TuQ5XpBoIU. A copy is also being sent via email, but there will be a delay due to the high volume of traffic on the ParentMail site.

19/03/20

Retweeted From ParentMail By IRIS

Due to unprecedented volumes of school communications today, ParentMail is currently unavailable. Please be assured we understand the critical nature of ParentMail to you and will provide a further update at 8.30pm this evening. https://t.co/KL1FLdPgZ7

19/03/20

*Important Update* We have had to revise our opening plans for tomorrow (Friday). Please click here for details: https://t.co/TuQ5XpjNkk. The ParentMail site is currently undergoing maintenance. A copy of the letter will be sent as soon as it is up and running again.

19/03/20

📢 Parents and carers - an update from the Headteacher and CEO of GLF Schools has just been sent via ParentMail. You can also find copies on our website https://t.co/TuQ5XpBoIU

19/03/20

Our partial closure plans remain in place for today and tomorrow. *Today we are open to students in years 8, 9 and 11 only*. We will update you later today regarding the PM's most recent announcement on school closure and exams. Thank you for your continued support 🌟

Posted on: 03/09/2019

Year 7 - First day of term Sept 2019

Dear Parent/Carer,

We are looking forward to seeing your son/daughter at the beginning of the new term on Wednesday 4th September. Please see below the timings and itinerary for the first day:

  • Year 7 students are to arrive at 8.15am – please note that students will not be supervised before this time.
  • Students will then register with their SAMs on the tennis courts (weather permitting).
  • At 8.30am, students will report to their SAM room.
  • Welcome assembly in the main hall at 8.50am

Year 7 will be the only year group in the school until 11.00am, which will give them the opportunity to explore their new surroundings and become familiar with the school.

  • From 9.00am - 12.30pm, students will be with their SAM groups.
  • Students will be issued their timetable for the year.
  • From 12.35pm, students will be in normal lessons.

There will be a slightly earlier finish on the first day at 3.10pm to allow students to leave before the rest of the school (please note that this is for the first day only and students will finish at the normal time of 3.15pm as of Thursday 5th September).

If you are collecting your son/daughter, please arrange to meet them outside the front of school, otherwise we will assume they will be making their own way home.

Any students who are meeting older siblings, will be advised to wait outside the front of school to meet them there.

Please note that students are to be in their SAM room by 8.30am each morning as of Thursday 5th September.

School lockers

New lockers are to be installed during the summer holidays and details of how to hire one and the cost will be communicated at the start of term.

Equipment

Your child should arrive to school ready to learn in terms of their equipment. The basic essentials, which we are promoting as part of the de Stafford ‘5-a-day’ initiative, consists of the following items:

1. Pen

2. Pencil

3. Eraser

4. Ruler

5. Calculator

It is most important that students take pride in the presentation of their work and having the above items easily accessible to them will help support this process.

If you have any questions for your son/daughter’s subject teacher, please direct specific questions to them, as they will be able to answer directly. Teaching staff may be emailed by using firstname.surname@destafford.org.uk

Please ensure that you copy in myself on elizabeth.robinson@destafford.org.uk.

Yours sincerely,

Miss Robinson, Head of Year 7