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Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

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


Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

🐌 Team Snail 🐌


Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

☀️ Good Morning Campers! ⛺️


Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford

👣A very successful first day of practice expedition 🌳 🐷 🦙 🐌


Retweeted From Kirsty Sandiford


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!


Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Well done to the Y7 team who took part in the SmashIt 8-a-side Cricket Tournament today 🏏 A great effort from all students involved! Player of the day was Noah Vellacott 👏🏼


Would you like to exhibit at our popular Careers Fair on 5 July? Over 30 businesses already signed up! For further details click here:-


Congratulations to these fabulous Y7 students who met Mr Garner today to receive their Gold Award for gaining 100 achievement points this year


As exam season officially begins, we would like to wish all students every success! Please don't hesitate to speak to a member of staff if you need additional support.


Retweeted From de Stafford PE

A great day out at K2 for well done to all students who represented more results and star performers to follow on Monday!


Thank you to and for visiting our Year 10 cohort today. Students are reminded to return their forms for the College Taster Days by Friday 17 May!


Good luck to all students participating in the District Sports Competition today!


Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Yesterday we hosted a y7&8 boys athletics meet at as a warm up for District Sports on Friday! Well done to all students involved! 🥇🥈🥉


There's still time to sign-up for our popular Careers Fair on 5 July. Click here for further details


Our very popular Year 8 trip to Thames Young Mariners on 13 June is almost full! Last few tickets available up until 8 May, visit our website or call our finance team for more details


Retweeted From de Stafford PE

GCSE PE moderation is in full swing today! ⁦⁩ students have been showcasing their skills in Football, Badminton, Trampolining & Athletics ⚽️ 🏸 🎽


Good luck to all the students involved!


Lovely to see so many of our new families joining the school in September this afternoon. We hope you enjoyed your first experience of the community!


Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Excellent to meet our new Y7 cohort today at the community event! The Y6 students were fantastic & got stuck into a game of ZigZag rounders!


  • Inclusion/SEND
    • Geraldine Callanan

      SENCO/Head of PSHE

    • Jan Downs

      Head of SLCN Centre/Deputy SENCO

    • Jo Markland

      SENCO Administrative Assistant

    • Sarah Benham

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Samantha Cleevely

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Justine McGarvey

      Learning Mentor

    • Colin Miles

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Michelle Muir

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Rachel Wiggins

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Mojgan Zaman-nia

      Learning Support Assistant

  • Senior Leadership Team
  • School Strategy Board
    • Mrs Alison Etheridge

      SSB Chair

      I have lived in Caterham since 1997 and have two children one is currently a student at de Stafford. Following a 4 year term as a Governor at a local infant school, I became a Governor at de Stafford in June 2011. I have a degree in Psychology and undertook further studies in Human Resources to gain Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD). My career was initially in the voluntary sector, working with a housing association for older people and then a disability charity. In 2008 I became self-employed, helping companies with a variety of HR requirements such as reorganisations, employee relations issues, and mediation.

    • Mr Russell Bennett

      Education Partner

    • Miss Catherine Emmott

      Community SSB Member

      I grew up in Reigate and moved back to Oxted 12 years ago. I became a Governor at de Stafford in June 2011. I have a law degree and then qualified as a Chartered Surveyor, specialising in landlord and tenant. I have worked extensively in private practice in London and locally, in the public sector in Hertfordshire, as a facilities and property manager and for a time in Jersey. Until recently I was an Operations Director by a FTSE100 property company in London, but am now starting a new career as a Bursar of a local primary school. In my spare time I have a small dog and a large horse.

    • Mr Jeremy Garner

      SSB Member

      I have served on the Governing Body of de Stafford School since my appointment as Head Teacher in September 2013. I completed a Post-Graduate Certificate of Education in Physical Education having graduated with a degree in Sports Science. Since qualifying as a teacher nearly 20 years ago, I have worked in three different Surrey secondary schools (Therfield, St Bede’s, de Stafford) and completed my National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) in 2009. I live in Epsom with my wife and two young children.

    • Mrs Rowan Spurgin

      Community SSB Member/Vice Chair

      Having lived in Caterham most of my life, and attended schools in the town, I am very pleased to be able to give something back to the local school community. I became a Governor at de Stafford in April 2015 and have been elected as Chair of the Finance Committee. I have two daughters, one who is a student at de Stafford and the other at St. John’s. After gaining a degree in Psychology and Zoology, I studied to become a qualified Chartered Management Accountant. I have worked in the retail and manufacturing sectors, the last few years within IT as a Business Analyst.

    • Mrs Clare Wingrave

      SSB Member (Safeguarding Lead)

      I live locally in Caterham and am the principal of Oasis Academy Byron, a thriving primary school in Coulsdon.'My three children attended de Stafford and the school provided them all with very firm foundations for life and their future learning.

  • Support Staff
    • Susan Box

      Senior HR Administrator

    • Helen Broughton

      Clerk to SSB

    • Zoe Defalco

      Admissions/SLT Admin

    • Anna Hughes

      PA to Headteacher/Marketing & Events Co-ordinator

    • Karen Rabbitte


    • Amanda Robinson

      Head of Year Administrator

    • Jayne Starkey

      Reception/Admin Assistant

    • Kate Farrell

      Cover Supervisor

    • Jenna Ireland

      Examinations Officer

    • Lara Smith

      Examinations Officer

    • Andrea Ainsworth

      Exams & Data Assistant

    • Susanna Bradstock

      Finance Officer

    • Leah Pullan

      Finance Assistant

    • Lara-Marie Crawford-Thomas

      LRC Administrator

    • Jade Horne

      Resources Assistant

    • Martin Rochester

      Senior IT Technician

    • Deborah Blake-Thomas

      SIMS Officer

    • Mark Batters

      Site Assistant

    • Daren Bacon

      Assistant Site Manager

    • Angela Delahunty

      Site Manager

    • Dave Deonarine

      Senior Site Assistant

    • Christopher Knight

      Senior Site Assistant

    • Caroline Sidwell

      Wellbeing Officer / Attendance Assistant

    • Suzy Drew

      Student Services Assistant

    • Zoe Tournes

      Student Services Assistant

    • Julia Webster

      Attendance Officer

    • Julia Wadsworth

      Attendance Assistant

    • Tara Taylor

      Senior Learning Support Assistant

    • Jill Ivory

      Science Laboratory Assistant

    • Debbie Jones

      Senior Science Technician

    • Sharon Monteith

      Science Technician

    • Sophie Campbell

      DT Technician

    • Ian Andrews


    • Nigel Ball


    • Sharna Clemmy


    • Dave Deonarine


    • Maria Jose


    • Matthew Leadbeater


    • Janice Prole

      Cleaning Supervisor

    • Sharon Whippe


  • Teaching Staff