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13/06/19

Spare a thought for those students who still have their final citizenship paper to sit on Monday!

13/06/19

Our Year 8 students are having a 'splashing' time on the Thames today! Thank you ! https://t.co/74gwPHddgg

12/06/19

New members are always welcome at our Year 7 Science Club. It runs from 3:15pm every Tuesday with Mrs Beale. Yesterday the students had great fun building and launching rockets!#AimHigh https://t.co/is5MyOY87C

11/06/19

Y7 Gold Award winners meeting with Mr Garner this morning to celebrate their success - what a fantastic start they have all made to their time at de Stafford! https://t.co/Ro5w0M8TQt

10/06/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Congratulations to ⁦⁩ students Drew B and Ammon R for representing the school this weekend at the Inter County Athletics! 🎽🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/hEOVS857xK

10/06/19

Parents/carers we would love you to join us for our upcoming year group Celebration Assemblies! Remember to RSVP by the 28 June 2019! https://t.co/15loBBsL4H

07/06/19

Our Year 10 Business Day will take place on the 9 July. Click the link to see what we have in store for them! https://t.co/DktQ0aqNmz https://t.co/y8uU7VkXRz

06/06/19

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

A great effort from our Y7 District Athletics team! Congratulations to those placed in the top 8, contributing to the teams overall score! Jude C 2nd Discus 🥈 Ben M 4th Hurdles Dan R 4th High Jump Abigail M 4th Long Jump Sophie L 5th Hurdles Alfie P 6th 100m/8th 200m https://t.co/7YaRqFEsKC

05/06/19

Good luck to our Year 7 students competing in the District Sports competition today!

04/06/19

Don't forget! If you want to join the Year 7 trip to , the booking deadline is this Friday 7 June. https://t.co/0GMmNkwTyq

03/06/19

Welcome back everyone, we hope you had an enjoyable half term break! There are now just 7 weeks remaining in this academic year. Check our school calendar to see what we have in store! https://t.co/aIqMFnn2JC

24/05/19

It's been a short but busy half term for us at de Stafford. We hope you enjoy reading about it in our latest newsletter! https://t.co/JN1jUvJRJ9 https://t.co/uvsDA1AXxL

24/05/19

We would like to wish the entire de Stafford community a very enjoyable half term break. Students are to return on Monday 3 June on a week 1 timetable.

22/05/19

Every day is Open Day at de Stafford and we welcome visitors into our community throughout the year. If you would like a tour of the school, please call us on 01883 347818 https://t.co/q4fFtAomsy

18/05/19

Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

🏆 Made it! 🐌 🐷 🦙 Well done 👏🏼 Practice complete Pleasure to support , fantastic young people and wonderful staff ☺️

18/05/19

Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

🐌 Team Snail 🐌 https://t.co/3kslOfnRub

18/05/19

Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

☀️ Good Morning Campers! ⛺️ https://t.co/dqVfyLRsVp

17/05/19

Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

👣A very successful first day of practice expedition 🌳 🐷 🦙 🐌 https://t.co/Hmwo7nWAPQ

17/05/19

Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

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17/05/19

We'd like to wish our students the best of luck with their practice expedition today and tomorrow. A big thank you to all the staff supporting them! https://t.co/2kRkxbOJDO

School Strategy Board (SSB)

As part of the GLF Schools multi academy trust, de Stafford School is able to benefit from the support and opportunities that are offered by the Trust.  Being part of the Trust allows us to work within a governance structure which is different from a traditional Governing Body model and from September 2017, our local governance body is now a School Strategy Board (SSB).  Our SSB meets once per half term and provides the local governance function for de Stafford which fits within the overall governance structure of GLF Schools. Further information about governance at GLF Schools can be found here.

The three core functions of governance are:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  2. Holding leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management, including well-being, of staff
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

The SSB continues to have parent representatives and representatives from the local community, together with our Head Teacher, Mr Garner, our School Business Manager, Miss Smith, and representatives from the Trust’s central team.  It remains important that our SSB comprises the right people with the right skills to make appropriate and informed decisions for the school, taking into account the views of students, staff, parents and the local community.

To contact the Chair of the School Strategy Board, please email Alison Etheridge at alison.etheridge@destafford.org.uk or write to her at de Stafford School, Burntwood Lane, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5YX

The members of our School Strategy Board are:

Name SSB Type Appointing Body SSB Status Start of Term of Office End of Term of Office
Alison Etheridge Community SSB       Chair 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2022
Cathy Emmott Community SSB   30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2022
Clare Wingrave Community SSB Safeguarding 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2022
Jeremy Garner Headteacher Ex-officio   n/a n/a
Anthony Middleton Community SSB Parent Member 4 Dec 2018 4 Dec 2022
Karon Smith Business Leader     n/a n/a
Liam Collins Education Partner     n/a n/a
Rowan Spurgin Community SSB Vice Chair 29 April 2015 28 April 2023

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