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23/05/18

Retweeted From Freedom Leisure, de Stafford Sports Centre

To think what was here before 👏🏼 Coming soon, with - a brand new sports centre state of the art reception, fitness suite, cafe and more come September ☯️ credit to for the great progress https://t.co/hmHyPqCAeQ

23/05/18

Well done to our St Catherine's Hospice Five-O Project team who raised a significant amount for charity and were awarded a prize for 'Most Innovative Fundraising Idea'. Click here for further details:- https://t.co/aBfM0zOuoU https://t.co/5LHQVgQj9W

23/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Congratulations to Shara & Nikki who came 2nd & 6th in the Y8 Girls Athletics meet ! 🥈👏🏻👏🏻💪🏻 https://t.co/oF4smLEiE5

23/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

An excellent effort at the Y7/8 Girls Athletics yesterday well done to all students who represented 👏🏻👏🏻 🏃‍♀️ 🏃‍♀️ https://t.co/BmEyzwguAe

18/05/18

Good luck to the 45 students who set off on their DoE Bronze and Silver practice expeditions today. Thank you to the staff who so willingly give up their time to support this worthwhile award. Let's hope the sun continues to shine!

16/05/18

Congratulations to the first three students to reach 100 achievement points! https://t.co/dOBNZBxRo0

16/05/18

Thank you to registered charity for joining us today to deliver classroom based workshops for our year 7, 8 and 9 students https://t.co/2lUvgSMx8t

14/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Well done to the Y7 & 8 girls at Athletics this afternoon! A fantastic effort from all! Results to follow...! 🏃‍♀️👟🏃‍♀️ thank you for hosting! https://t.co/1SI3o7Uale

10/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Athlete of the day goes to Drew Burridge! Part of the 3rd placed 4x100m team, as well as winning the 400m race, and setting a new school record and PB of 55.37 seconds! 🥇 https://t.co/aoFdVcS9oM

09/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Netball Leaders ready to go for the Primary School Netball Tournament this afternoon! Good luck to all the teams involved! https://t.co/c36RSgmJgf

04/05/18

Many thanks to who joined us today for the 4th year in a row to run their fabulous educational workshop and perform a highly engaging version of Romeo and Juliet for our Year 11 students. https://t.co/rSAZgIk0be

04/05/18

Retweeted From de Stafford PE

Sign up today! FREE coaching sessions start this weekend! Try a new sport and have the chance to represent your district at the Surrey Youth Games! students are eligible for free Judo 🥋 Boxing 🥊 Badminton 🏸 & Netball coaching! https://t.co/UNi9xeTbPi

27/04/18

Retweeted From de Stafford Art

Well done to our Year 11 Art students who have just completed their final 10 hour exam.

27/04/18

A reminder that Year 9 Parents Evening is on Wednesday 16 May from 5 - 7:30pm. Appointment sheets should be making their way home with your child today! https://t.co/nu4n2iMfGq

25/04/18

Lovely to welcome our new Y7 cohort to our community event this afternoon. We have no doubt you will be a fantastic year group and look forward to the exciting journey ahead

23/04/18

A reminder to parents and carers that the booking deadline for all year group trips is this Friday 27 April. Letters are available to download from the school website:- https://t.co/ycKn5mZAuL

22/04/18

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton

and are being represented in the London Marathon today! Best of luck Miss Flynn and Miss Greenland 🏃🏽‍♀️👟

17/04/18

Congratulations go to de Stafford student Max Callender on his winning entry in the Caterham Rotary Clubs annual essay writing competition, 'Prix de la Paix'. Thanks to Mr Geraint Jenkins of Caterham Rotary Club who presented Max with his certificate (pictured) https://t.co/9lhP0Rjkov

15/04/18

Looking forward to welcoming students back to school tomorrow! Don’t forget we return to a Week 1 timetable.

29/03/18

To discover some of what we've been up to this half term, you can view our latest newsletter online now:- https://t.co/vcwKUGxlLG We'd like to wish all our followers a very Happy Easter! https://t.co/mOnCWXhIR0

Staff

  • Inclusion/SEND
    • Jan Downs

      Head of SLCN Centre/SENCO

    • Jo Markland

      SENCO Administrative Assistant

    • Sarah Benham

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Katie Clifton

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Rebecca Davis

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Nicole Gladwin

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Justine McGarvey

      Learning Mentor

    • Colin Miles

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Michelle Muir

      Learning Support Assistant

    • Lizzie Pallet

      Learning Support Assistant

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

      Chair of SSB

      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.

    • Miss Catherine Emmott

      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.

    • Mrs Kate Forde

      SSB Member

      I have one child at de Stafford and another at a local primary school and have lived in Caterham since 2004. I have been a parent governor at de Stafford since October 2013. I have a degree in Politics, a post graduate qualification in HR Management and am a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD). I have worked in Human Resources for over 20 years specialising in employee relations and restructuring but also looking at Training and Development and Recruitment. I have worked in the Art world and the Veterinary world and on a self employed basis.

    • 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 Alison Hill

      SSB Member

      I have a daughter in year 11 and a son in year 7 at de Stafford School. I have lived in the Caterham area since 2000 and became a Parent Governor at de Stafford in October 2013. I was employed by the Metropolitan Police for 23 Years, fifteen years of which as a Human Resource Professional, specialising in recruitment and attendance management. During this time I volunteered as a Special Constable in London for 5 years dealing with all aspect of police work. Annually I volunteer for the RNLI, making house to house collections and raising money around the Caterham area. In April 2014 I began a new career at Caterham School in the Admissions Department.

    • Mr Simon Roos

      SSB Member

      I have lived in the Caterham area since 2005 and have two children at de Stafford; I became a parent governor at de Stafford in 2013. My professional career so far has been in International sales working at several European companies’ leading teams to develop strategies around sales, marketing and operational excellence. I have also been working with young people in the voluntary sector since 1998 as a Church youth leader and more recently as a local Scout leader.

    • Mrs Rowan Spurgin

      SSB Member

      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

      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.

    • Mr Kenny Wheeler

      SSB Member (SEND Lead)

      I have lived in Caterham for 10 years and very much enjoy being part of the community. My background is in teaching, originally as a Business Studies teacher then latterly as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator and Senior Leader in two secondary schools. Throughout my career I have engaged in leadership development and now have the privilege of designing and delivering leadership courses to SENCOs, middle and senior leaders. My role as an Education Consultant (SEN, Inclusion and Leadership) has also seen me work with schools in Surrey and across the country to help target and support vulnerable learners with an overall aim to improve their life chances. When I am not working I enjoy spending time with my family and running (though not at the same time!).

  • Support Staff
    • Susan Box

      Reception/Admin Assistant

    • Helen Broughton

      Clerk to SSB

    • Zoe Defalco

      Admissions/SLT Admin

    • Melissa Dunn

      Human Resources Manager

    • Anna Hughes

      Curriculum Adminstrator

    • Karen Rabbitte

      Receptionist

    • Amanda Robinson

      Head of Year Admin

    • Ian Andrews

      Cleaner

    • Alison Bacon

      Cleaner

    • Nigel Ball

      Cleaner

    • Sharna Clemmy

      Cleaner

    • Dave Deonarine

      Cleaner

    • Bethany Finch

      Cleaner

    • Maria Jose

      Cleaner

    • Amy O'Connell

      Cleaner

    • Janice Prole

      Cleaning Supervisor

    • Sharon Whippe

      Cleaner

    • Kate Farrell

      Cover Supervisor

    • Deborah Blake-Thomas

      SIMS Officer

    • Jenna Ireland

      Examinations Officer

    • Andrea Ainsworth

      Exams & Data Assistant

    • Susanna Bradstock

      Finance Assistant

    • Susan Jackson

      Finance Manager

    • Martin Rochester

      Senior IT Technician

    • Lara-Marie Crawford-Thomas

      LRC Administrator

    • Jade Horne

      Resources Assistant

    • Mark Batters

      Site Assistant

    • Daren Bacon

      Assistant Site Manager

    • Angela Delahunty

      Site Manager

    • Dave Deonarine

      Senior Site Assistant

    • Christopher Knight

      Senior Site Assistant

    • Vicki Hart

      Attendance Assistant

    • Caroline Sidwell

      Wellbeing Officer / Attendance Assistant

    • Suzy Drew

      Student Services Assistant

    • Zoe Tournes

      Student Services Assistant

    • Julia Webster

      Attendance Officer

    • Tara Taylor

      Senior Learning Support Assistant

    • Jill Ivory

      Science Laboratory Assistant

    • Sharon Monteith

      Science Technician

    • Debbie Jones

      Senior Science Technician

    • Sophie Campbell

      DT Technician

  • Teaching Staff