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17/01/18

Great to see such a good turnout from students and parents/carers at tonight’s Options Evening, we hope you found it useful!

17/01/18

Great new signage at the front of school provided by to reflect our exciting new partnership together. https://t.co/xeKBMtQiFk

17/01/18

We look forward to seeing our Year 8 students and their parents/carers at tonight's Options Information event. Doors open at 5:45pm for a 6pm start in the Main Hall.

11/01/18

Some of our Year 10 students enjoyed a very 'cool' science lesson today making their own ice cream. https://t.co/QahFngeY6c

10/01/18

We look forward to seeing parents/carers of Year 8 students at our Options Information Evening on Wednesday 17th January. Click here for further details:- https://t.co/tnYt4vkZTR https://t.co/hEHtUw5yRb

09/01/18

Tickets selling fast for our school production of Alice in Wonderland. Book yours today via https://t.co/wy2VdV98Sn https://t.co/q4Wm7VIAoZ

05/01/18

Retweeted From Freedom Leisure

Welcome to de Stafford Sports Centre. The centre looks great and so do the staff in their new uniforms! Great start to 2018 with #2018 https://t.co/qp5xt2VB7K

04/01/18

Retweeted From Freedom Leisure

We are delighted to announce that today we started working with to operate de Stafford Sports Centre. Freedom Leisure's Operations Director, Matt Hunt, Head Teacher of de Stafford School, Jeremy Garner and mascot Jim Trainer, braved the weather to mark the occasion. https://t.co/fdbVnqe9Ln

04/01/18

Retweeted From Freedom Leisure

Was a great first day at de Stafford Sports Centre. Very excited to be working with . Thumbs up all round! https://t.co/LavJuaeha8

02/01/18

Happy New Year to all our followers! Looking forward to starting a new term tomorrow - remember it will be Week 1 Wednesday!

15/12/17

Wishing all members of the school community a safe, happy and enjoyable festive period. We look forward to welcoming students back on Wednesday, January 3rd.

15/12/17

Read all about this half-term's news in our latest newsletter https://t.co/5jIvHYmurY

15/12/17

Congratulations to all of our award winners in today's celebration assemblies

15/12/17

Retweeted From de Stafford Reads

Well done to our de Stafford readers. The achievement board is bursting with good news! Who will be our first word millionaire? Watch this space... https://t.co/09wkST8XpV

15/12/17

Retweeted From de Stafford Reads

Books wrapped and ready for our Y7 Book Buzz event! Our thanks to the de Stafford PSA who kindly donated the funds so that every Year Seven will receive their very own reading book this https://t.co/I3QbckmkT4

15/12/17

Retweeted From de Stafford Reads

Final numbers of the year! Books read since September = 1,995. Number of words read = 39,989,703. A huge well done to all of our Y7 and Y8 de Stafford readers! https://t.co/v2IEggb4Ag

15/12/17

The December edition of our school newsletter is available to view now at https://t.co/5jIvHYmurY. We would like to wish all our followers a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year.

12/12/17

We look forward to welcoming parents/carers/friends to our Christmas Music Showcase this evening at 6:30pm.

12/12/17

The surrounding roads are clear but please exercise extreme caution when walking on the pavements and entering the school site. Students are permitted to wear footwear appropriate for the icy conditions. The car park is particularly icy so try to avoid driving in to school.

12/12/17

We are open today but to give the site team additional time to grit the worst affected areas we will be operating a late start. Students will be expected in to SAM at 9:30am. Any student arriving early may go to the school canteen.

School Uniform

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Students are expected to be wearing the correct uniform in lessons; this includes having top buttons fastened, shirts tucked in and kilts unrolled.  It is advisable that all uniform items be named. Students must have the necessary books, equipment or kit with them for all lessons and have their planner with them every day.

de Stafford School uniform can be purchased from:

Hewitts of Croydon, 45-51 Church Street, Croydon, CR9 1QQ
Open Monday to Saturday, 9.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Tel.no: 0208 688 1830/680 4555

Please click here to order from Hewitts online.

Available from de Stafford School Student Services:

• Clip on ties - £5.00

• School Blazer Badges - £4.50

• School jumpers - £20.00 (only sizes 30”, 38”, 40” & 42” available)

• Exam pencil cases - £2.50

• Replacement locker keys - £3.50

 

School Uniform Expectation

Item

Uniform Expectation

Consequence if expectation not met

Hairstyles:

Hair should be smartly cut with a natural colour in one tone not noticeably treated (no dip dye allowed).

No hair should be cut shorter than grade two, extreme styles not allowed and no patterns shaved, including in eyebrows.

Moderate and smart hair accessories are allowed.

SAM/HoY will contact home to inform parents/carers of the concern and to warn that the breech of hairstyle rule should not be repeated. In extreme cases a student can be sent home to rectify the hairstyle concern or be placed in isolation until the hairstyle is deemed acceptable.

Earrings and piercing:

One pair of simple studs in the ears only. No sleepers of any size, no ear stretchers/tapers/spike earrings, no large studs, no other visible piercing (nose/lip/eyebrow etc).

Jewellery will be confiscated and given to Student Services to keep until the end of the day. Unacceptable piercings will be removed or covered up. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Make up:

No excessive make-up, including fake tan and heavy eye make-up (no fake eye lashes).

No false nails, colourless nail varnish only.

Offenders will be asked to remove the excess make-up. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Tie:

The tie must be worn smartly with the top shirt button fastened.

If worn incorrectly a reminder of the school expectation is given. Students without a tie will borrow one from student services in exchange for a personal item. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Shirt/Blouse:

Boys should wear a plain white shirt with the top button fastened.

Girls should wear a plain white shirt with the top button fastened with a tie if wearing trousers. An open neck blouse is permitted with a skirt.

If worn incorrectly a reminder of the school expectation is given. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Jumper:

The School jumper with the school badge is the only permitted jumper for Years 7-10. Y11 must wear the designated school jumper for that school year.

Offenders will remove the inappropriate garment. Repeat offenders will have the garment taken from them until the end of the school day and they will be placed into a SLT detention, the SAM/HoY to inform parents/carers.

Blazer:

Blazer must be worn at all times including to and from school.

Offenders can borrow a blazer from Student Services in exchange for a personal item. Repeat offenders will be placed into a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Trousers:

Smart, tailored, plain, black trousers of waist height and ankle length. (no jeans or jean style, denim, chinos, cords, combats, hipsters, skinny fit or leggings, recent fashion trend or other casual trousers. No trousers with accessories including leg pockets, zips etc)

The offender spends the day in isolation, or is sent home to change into appropriate clothing.

Skirts:

School tartan school worn at an appropriate length (not to be rolled at the waist).

The offender spends the day in isolation, or is sent home to change into appropriate clothing.

Tights:

Girls:

Must be Plain black or natural coloured tights, no patterns, no leggings.

Or plain black socks below the knee.

Or ankle length plain black or plain white socks, no other colours allowed.

Boys:

Dark coloured plain socks only.

If inappropriately worn a student will be reminded of the school expectation and asked to adjust the item. If an item is deemed to be seriously inappropriate the student can be sent home to change or spend the day in isolation. Repeat offenders will be given a SLT detention and the SAM/HoY will inform parents and carers.

Coats/jackets:

In cold weather we would expect students to wear a sensible coat. Hooded tops or denim jackets are not to be worn in school.

Offenders will be asked to remove the inappropriate item. Repeat offenders will have the item removed from them for the day and sit a SLT detention; the SAM/HoY will inform parents/carers.

Shoes:

Plain black leather shoes or leather effect. No trainers or trainer style shoes (regardless of colour), canvas shoes, heeled shoes or boots (over the ankle bone)

Refusal to change shoes will result in isolation or being sent home to change the shoes.

Jewellery:

One watch, one charity band only, no other jewellery allowed.

Additional items must be removed. Repeat offenders will have the item taken for the day and a SLT detention given, the SAM/