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19/09/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Almost 50 students for football club this afternoon! Great to also have some Y11 students helping to coach ⚽️

19/09/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Awesome performance from the Y8 ⚽️ team tonight! An 8-1 win against Merstham Park side. A hattrick for Jack Rummell, as well as goals for Jack Evans, Callum Stevens and Freddie Saunders https://t.co/6ubgXlenbd

19/09/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

A fantastic turnout at Netball club today! Great to see lots of new year 7 students coming along to develop their skills & enjoy the game! https://t.co/RVDI3irpJm

19/09/19

"Lessons are calm and purposeful" (Ofsted 2019). Book a school tour today and see for yourself why is oversubscribed! https://t.co/bXqPsjwlEP https://t.co/koZ5o2cbRU

18/09/19

We have an exciting opportunity within our Science department for a Senior Science Technician. Please see our website for details and an application form! https://t.co/YzzDMMzeeg https://t.co/FsLDvRTImn

16/09/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Trampolining Club is up & running ⁦⁩ ! Come along every Monday after school & develop your skills! https://t.co/Sy72ZbTMfs

16/09/19

Thank you to the parents/carers who regularly take the time to email us with feedback. To view a selection of recent testimonials click here: https://t.co/MPVlvMBsY2 https://t.co/LusDeJaqSn

16/09/19

It's A huge THANK YOU to our incredible team who provide such valuable support to our teaching staff and students! https://t.co/CAXCpHhL2B

13/09/19

Thank you for all your support!

13/09/19

Thank you to all who attended our Open Evening yesterday. Special thanks to our fantastic staff and students who are a huge credit to the school. We encourage you to come and visit us during a normal working day. Simply visit our website to book a tour https://t.co/bXqPsjwlEP https://t.co/fyWobj9jZ8

12/09/19

Retweeted From de Stafford DofE

Jared & Sam all set to discuss their ⁦ adventures⁩ ⁦⁩ open evening tonight! ⛺️🧭🥾 https://t.co/NEUXCFB6VX

12/09/19

that's wonderful to hear. Thank you for visiting us!

12/09/19

Our highly committed team of staff and students are looking forward welcoming visitors to our Open Evening from 5:30pm - 8pm today. Come and see for yourself why we are first choice for so many! https://t.co/dX4HeZFzEt

11/09/19

We are excited to welcome visitors to our annual Open Evening tomorrow! A reminder to parents/carers that the school day will end at 1:40pm (tomorrow) and registration is at the later time of 9:30am on Friday. https://t.co/LsHmJfROXn

09/09/19

Tomorrow morning a professional photographer will be in school to take individual photos of our Year 7 - 10 students. These will be available for parents/carers to purchase at a later date. Please remember to wear your full and correct uniform and your best smiles! https://t.co/L9snuIuaLE

06/09/19

It has been wonderful to welcome our students back after the summer break. Our weekly Head of Year bulletin is available for parents/carers to view and download now from our website, please do take a look. https://t.co/FJuISMBpLz, https://t.co/VQ1EdMf9cb

05/09/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Good turnout for the first Year 7 football club of the year. Some excellent skills on display! There will be no club next Thursday due to open evening. The next session will be on September 19th ⚽️ https://t.co/2H9tvBan8t

03/09/19

In response to queries received today, we can confirm that Year 7 students will not require their PE kits tomorrow.

03/09/19

We look forward to welcoming our students back to school tomorrow (Weds) for the new academic year. A reminder that Year 7 should arrive for 8:15am and the rest of the school for 11am. https://t.co/UVdXaokSvu

22/08/19

We were delighted to celebrate another set of excellent GCSE results today. Read all about it here: https://t.co/pXx5sPnZiV https://t.co/XjJljdNMQE

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.