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18/03/19

Year 11 Prom tickets, Yearbooks and Hoodies are on sale now. Don't miss out! https://t.co/IJbTHI7EKE. https://t.co/iyGMrxKzwk

15/03/19

This week's news bulletins are available to view and download via our website now https://t.co/FJuISMBpLz. We'd like to wish all of our followers a wonderful weekend!#FridayFeeling

15/03/19

Year 7 working hard in science , fully immersed in dissecting a flower and identifying the reproductive organs. https://t.co/MpjbDCouC2

14/03/19

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

2 superb sessions with year 11 science students. Looking at core practical skills and really interrogating a method that’s slightly different to the original! A pleasure to teach 👍🏽🧪🔭 https://t.co/lgqzLtVnLI

13/03/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Well done to the Y9 Football team with a tough cup game against today. They fought until the end but ultimately faced defeat at 1-3. Congratulations to POMs Josh C, Ollie M & Max P! ⚽️

13/03/19

Retweeted From de Stafford DofE

Great to share a fantastic variety of the skill, physical & volunteering activities that students have already uploaded onto eDofE with ⁦⁩ parents/carers this evening! 🏉🧁🏊🏼‍♀️⚽️🤸🏻‍♂️📸🎹 https://t.co/fHZW4WT9b6

13/03/19

Our admissions team have been extra busy this week, processing the flurry of acceptance forms for our new Year 7 cohort. The deadline is this Friday, 15 March so don't delay, accept your place today! https://t.co/sUKKIkaPHH

13/03/19

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. It's always great to hear such positive feedback about our students in the local community

11/03/19

Our lessons are ‘calm and purposeful with good behaviour and pupils working together', according to Ofsted. But don't take our word for it - book a tour with us today! https://t.co/1XSR8Nz17u https://t.co/rNlKsaEvek

09/03/19

Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

Great to see updates in ⁦⁩ newsletter! ⭐️ 👀 ⁦⁩ ⁦https://t.co/miTfgaDZ0m

08/03/19

Retweeted From de Stafford DofE

Excellent work today with ⁦⁩ students starting route cards for their practice day walk⁩! Team Snail 🐌 Pig 🐷 & Llama 🦙 are up & running! Thank you ⁦⁩ for helping the students find grid references & plan their routes! 🧭 🗺 https://t.co/fJhJja66kE

08/03/19

Our weekly news bulletins are available to view on our website now https://t.co/FJuISMBpLz . Wishing all of our followers a happy weekend! https://t.co/XJ4zUGIFJN

07/03/19

Retweeted From de Stafford Jenkins Centre

Understanding Me group kicked off today for our year 7s. Discovering our uniqueness and learning about the 8 intelligences, what are YOU good at?

07/03/19

well spotted!

07/03/19

Another reason to celebrate this ! student Zach Vellacott has completed his '16 before 16' classic novel reading challenge. Mr Garner is seen here presenting him with his reward. Well done Zach, keep up the great reading! https://t.co/bvIH7UQmNB

07/03/19

Congratulations you correctly identified 3 staff members!

07/03/19

We're celebrating all things here . Can you guess which staff members are hiding behind their favourite children's book? https://t.co/ZmbRB70x9M

07/03/19

That's great to hear! We look forward to welcoming you and your son/daughter to de Stafford.

06/03/19

We are delighted to have received a record breaking number of applicants for our Sept 2019 intake. Welcome packs are in the post for our new joiners! https://t.co/BbqHr2jdd9

05/03/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Well done to the Y7 ⁦⁩ Netball Team today at The Y7 District Netball Tournament! Some close games and excellent team work! Well done to POMs Amy N and Rosie S 👏🏻 Thank you to ⁦⁩ for hosting 👟 https://t.co/yqUuVGKnJk

Vision, Values and Aims

Educating children is a great responsibility and privilege. We are committed to ensuring de Stafford provides all students with an outstanding learning experience so that they are fully prepared for the challenges of the modern world; where excellent examination results are achieved within a structure that supports the development of highly aspirational and confident young adults, comfortable of their place within society and the positive contribution they can make to it.

Our relentless focus on learning and achievement will ensure lessons are taught within a framework of creativity, innovation and challenge. We are an inclusive learning community committed to providing all of our students with the opportunity to flourish and to fulfil their academic, social and personal potential within a calm, happy and purposeful school environment based on a culture of high expectations and mutual respect.

Strategic Aims

  • Provide an exciting, challenging and engaging education that enables students to reach their full potential.
  • Develop the skills and attributes in students to enable them to become active citizens within a rapidly changing global environment.
  • Engender a passion for, and commitment to, life-long learning and continuous personal growth and development.
  • Develop a sense of belonging, inclusivity and self-worth amongst all members of the school community.
  • Ensure students understand and recognise the difference between right and wrong, take responsibility for their actions and stand up for what they believe in.
  • Equip students with the ability to understand their place in an increasingly diverse society by ensuring the values of democracy, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance are reinforced in a pervasive manner and permeate the school community.

Principal Focus

  • Ensure high quality teaching that enables all students to learn exceptionally well is at the heart of all we do.
  • Provide a calm, supportive and well-structured learning environment based on a culture of high standards and expectations.
  • Ensure every student feels included within a safe, happy and caring school community.
  • Provide a varied programme of enrichment opportunities that enable all students to develop talents and interests beyond the classroom.
  • Seek the best ways of achieving personal, social and academic excellence, including innovative approaches to school improvement and being prepared to challenge educational orthodoxies.

Core Values

Grow

We will promote a growth mind-set among all members of the school community whereby it is understood that talents and abilities can be developed through effort and persistence, challenges are embraced and inspiration is found in the success of others as part of the process toward fullness or fulfilment.

Learn

We will provide an enriching and engaging education which promotes a passion for life-long learning. Challenges will not be feared but rather seen as a stepping stone on the journey to success; resilience and endeavour will be recognised, respected and rewarded.

Believe

All members of the school community will have the confidence, trust and faith to support one another to achieve extraordinary things.

Achieve

We recognise that achievement and success come in many different forms. We value individual progress over raw attainment and acknowledge the effort invested to achieve success.