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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

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  • Teaching Staff
  • Inclusion/SEND
    • Geraldine Callanan

      SENCO

    • Jan Downs

      Head of SLCN Centre / Deputy SENCO

    • Jo Markland

      SENCO Administrative Assistant

    • Marie Bidwell

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Samantha Cleevely

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Sonal Desai

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Lorna Elsey

      Access to Learning Coordinator

    • Heather McCarthy

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Justine McGarvey

      Learning Mentor

    • Colin Miles

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Michelle Muir

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Oliver Nesbit

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Rachel Wiggins

      Learning Support Assistant

  • Senior Leadership Team
  • 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

      Receptionist

    • Amanda Robinson

      Head of Year Administrator

    • Jayne Starkey

      Reception/Admin Assistant

    • Kate Farrell

      Cover Supervisor

    • Jenna Ireland

      Examinations Officer

    • Lara Smith

      Deputy Examinations Officer / Data Assistant

    • Susanna Bradstock

      Finance Officer

    • Leah Pullan

      Finance Assistant

    • Lara-Marie Crawford-Thomas

      LRC Administrator

    • Jade Horne

      Resources Assistant

    • Deborah Blake-Thomas

      SIMS Officer

    • Mark Batters

      Site Assistant

    • Daren Bacon

      Deputy 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

    • Sharon Monteith

      Science Technician

    • Sophie Campbell

      DT Technician

    • Ian Andrews

      Cleaner

    • Nigel Ball

      Cleaner

    • Sharna Clemmy

      Cleaner

    • Dave Deonarine

      Cleaner

    • Maria Jose

      Cleaner

    • Matthew Leadbeater

      Cleaner

    • Janice Prole

      Cleaning Supervisor

    • Sharon Whippe

      Cleaner

    • Peter Wort

      Cleaner

  • School Strategy Board
    • Mrs Alison Etheridge

      SSB Community Member

      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 Liam Collins

      Education Partner

    • Miss Catherine Emmott

      Chair of SSB

      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.