de Stafford School

de Stafford is a vibrant, smaller than average secondary school in Caterham, Surrey for students aged 11-16 years old where all members of the community are highly valued and respected as individuals.

Location: de Staford School, Burntwood Lane, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5YX
Headteacher: Jeremy Garner
Number on roll: 750

Mission Statement/ Motto:
Grow, Learn, Believe and Achieve

Educating children is a great responsibility and privilege. We are committed to ensuring de Stafford provides all students with an outstanding learning experience so that they are fully prepared for the challenges of the modern world; where excellent examination results are achieved within a structure that supports the development of highly aspirational and confident young adults, comfortable of their place within society and the positive contribution they can make to it.

Our relentless focus on learning and achievement will ensure lessons are taught within a framework of creativity, innovation and challenge. We are an inclusive learning community committed to providing all of our students with the opportunity to flourish and to fulfil their academic, social and personal potential within a calm, happy and purposeful school environment based on a culture of high expectations and mutual respect.

• Community use Sports Centre, including 20m swimming pool and fitness suite
• Extensive playing fields, including 4 Tennis Courts
• Modern canteen, opened in January 2015
• Large Main Hall
• On-site Nursery with subsidised rates for de Stafford staff
• Purpose built classrooms in a range of subjects, including modern ICT suites

Characteristic Features of de Stafford School
“Staff care a great deal about students’ achievement and personal development and so working relationships between staff and students are very strong. This is a happy, caring and purposeful school with a calm and business-like atmosphere.” (Ofsted Inspection Report; October 2015)

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