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12/04/19

Retweeted From de Stafford DofE

Well done to ⁦⁩ students at the DofE training day today, lots achieved learning campcraft in preparation for the expeditions! 👨🏼‍🍳⛺️ https://t.co/jaCyTYLTob

09/04/19

Retweeted From de Stafford DofE

Following the success of the practice day walk at Newlands Corner we are looking forward to seeing ⁦⁩ students develop their campcraft skills at the training day this Friday 12th April (9:00-12:00)! Please check SMHW for details ⛺️ 👨🏼‍🍳 https://t.co/QyHGsWEwDz

07/04/19

The Naples trip has just landed, however we will need to collect our baggage as it was put in hold! ✈️🧳

07/04/19

Boarding and all on time at this point! A fantastic few days in Naples, Sorrento and Capri and the students have been absolutely amazing throughout! ✈️ https://t.co/PHwyhFhcoq

07/04/19

Taking in the views on our last morning in Sorrento! ☀️🌋 📸 https://t.co/1vhaB5BX90

06/04/19

A lovely afternoon learning what you can do with a lemon! Thank you I Giardini di Cataldo for allowing us to taste some amazing drinks, cakes and jams 😋 https://t.co/fnPBiSRyzH

06/04/19

Team photo before exploring Capri! https://t.co/BNnttW2M8c

06/04/19

Setting off on a boat trip around Capri to see the coastal geography! 🛥☀️ https://t.co/AHpQm0IYqZ

05/04/19

Mr Starke doing his thing at the top of Vesuvius 🌋 https://t.co/1GfgEF6qi9

05/04/19

A reminder to parents/carers that the school will close at 1:40pm today and students return on Tuesday 23 April (week 2 timetable). Read all about this half term in our latest newsletter here: https://t.co/dfq5fAfUdO. We would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter! https://t.co/SD03Ftnppy

05/04/19

The sun is out as we start the climb up Vesuvius 🌋 https://t.co/q6tBbOcAaV

04/04/19

A fantastic first day on the Naples trip, an underground tour and an insight into Roman life in Herculaneum where the eruption preserved the town 🌋 https://t.co/8pQK3kVhsd

04/04/19

The sun is starting to come out as the students take a tour of Herculaneum where just 1/5 of the city has been excavated https://t.co/APVGlk8E2a

04/04/19

Congratulations to Odin Jeffrey-Dyer, Lucy Vella and Katie Conway, our award winners in the Prix de la Paix essay writing competition. They can be seen here receiving their prizes from Rotary Club members Geraint Jenkins and Dr. David Beckitt. https://t.co/llPLCkOrzV

04/04/19

We are on our way! ✈️ A slight delay but all in good spirits and ready to go! https://t.co/BkKcZG2Gm2

03/04/19

Retweeted From Dayspace

Another fab assembly school. Thanks to yr 9/10 for listening & helping us to create a more inclusive community. Remember "It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognise, accept and celebrate those differences" https://t.co/oBFIEaeTke

03/04/19

Year 11: Don't forget to book your ticket to the Prom! Payment can be made online or via the Finance Office https://t.co/V8EXzXEuxX https://t.co/724SUllsGa

02/04/19

Well done to the Year 7 students who attended the Science Fair yesterday. You were excellent ambassadors for and presented some brilliant projects. https://t.co/YmfL3vFRa2

Posted on: 04/09/2018

Year 7 start of term information

4th September 2018

Dear Parent/Carer,

We are looking forward to seeing your son/daughter at the beginning of the new term on Wednesday 5th September. Please see below the timings and itinerary for the first day:

  • Year 7 students are to arrive at 8.15am – please note students will not be supervised before this time.
  • They will then register with their SAM’s on the tennis court (weather permitting).
  • At 8.30am students will report to their SAM room.
  • Welcome assembly in the main hall at 8.50am

Year 7 will be the only year group in the school until 11am which will give them the opportunity to explore their new surroundings and become familiar with the school.

  • From 9 - 12.30 students will be with their SAM groups.
  • During this time they will be given a locker key. Please ensure your son/daughter brings their completed school locker form and payment (if not done so already) on the first day of term if they wish to have a locker.
  • Students will be given their timetable for the year.
  • From 12.30 students will be in normal lessons.
  • There will be a slightly earlier finish on the first day at 3.10pm to allow students to leave before the rest of the school (please note that this is for the first day only and students will finish at the normal time of 3.15pm as of Thursday 6th September).
  • If you are collecting your son/daughter, please arrange to meet them outside the school, otherwise we will assume they will be making their own way home.
  • Any students who are meeting older siblings please wait outside the front of school.
  • Please note that students are to be in their SAM room by 8.30am each morning as of Thursday 6th September.

Please see below a reminder of the equipment required and uniform expectations:

Uniform

Please be reminded that school shoes must be plain black leather (no sports logo), maximum 3cm inner edge of heel; boots, canvas shoes or trainer style shoes are not acceptable.

Equipment

Your child should also be coming to school ready to learn in terms of their equipment. The basic essentials which we are promoting as part of the de Stafford ‘5-a-day’ initiative consists of the following items:

1. Pen

2. Pencil

3. Eraser

4. Ruler

5. Calculator

It is most important that students take pride in the presentation of their work and having the above items easily accessible to them will help support this process.

If you have any questions for your son/daughter’s subject teacher, please direct specific questions to them as they will be able to answer directly. Teaching staff can be emailed by using firstname.surname@destafford.org.uk

Yours sincerely,

Mrs Cathleen Small

Head of Year 7