Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Sports Report 2nd -14th November

Mr P. Harris, Curriculum Leader: PE, writes: Boys Football Year 8 County Cup – Birchwood 1 – 4 Stanborough Stanborough Year 8’s marched through to the last 16 of the County Cup after a comprehensive victory over Birchwood school. Travelling away for an early kick off, Stanborough started brightly and dominated early possession. Latrell Paul […]

Post 16 Transition at Stanborough

Mr T. Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher, writes: On Thursday 9th November, Year 11 and their parents were invited to an information evening at the school, designed to inform them about the Post 16 provision at Stanborough. After initial talks in the hall, students and parents were invited to speak to subject staff about the courses offered […]

STEM Update

Raytheon Quadcopter Regional Final Alan Del Ciampo, Archie Jennings and Ptolemy Carnell, write: On Friday 10th November, a group of eight Year 9 engineering students embarked a minibus to travel to the Raytheon Quadcopter STEM Challenge Regional Final in Harlow. They had built their drones from a list of parts and instructions. They had to […]

Art/Music House Competition – Guys and Dolls Poster

Art and Music have collaborated to offer students the opportunity to design a poster for the upcoming ‘Guys and Dolls’ production in February. This fantastic opportunity would allow the winning entry to have their design used to promote the production but also to win reward points for their house. We were inundated with exciting posters […]

House Dance 2017

Miss F. Smith, Subject leader: Dance, writes: This year’s House Dance took place during the evening of Monday the 6th November. As usual, there was a great atmosphere and a real sense of excitement and support from each House and our audience. It was an extremely successful show, completely choreographed by the students, with great […]

Engineer for a Day

Miss C Burnham, Curriculum Leader: Design and Technology, writes: Last Friday I went to MBDA in Stevenage with six Year 8 girls to take part in a new event, “Engineer for a Day”. The event was predominantly female-focused, with the idea of giving girls an opportunity to have a go at being an engineer for […]

Annual Visit to Houses of Parliament

Mr R. Hobson, Subject Leader: Politics, writes: On Monday 30th October, the government and politics department went on their annual visit to the Houses of Parliament. Students enjoyed a tour of parliament, including Westminster Hall, a number of committee rooms and the central lobby. Unfortunately, our timing was such that we weren’t able to visit […]