Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Sports Report 18th – 25th September 2017

Mr P. Harris, Curriculum Leader: PE, writes: Congratulations to Taylor Steer (10B) who has been selected to represent the Hertfordshire County Football Squad. Taylor is one of only 19 players across the whole county to be selected to represent Hertfordshire. Taylor, who plays as a goalkeeper, started his county season with a win against Stevenage […]

Stanborough School Charity 2017-18

Mr T. Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher, writes: I wrote in Stanborough Times at the end of last academic year and at the start of this new school year to update you on a successful year of fundraising. I was pleased to receive an email from Alison Wildley at Herts Young Homeless a few days ago, she […]

Sports Fayre

Mr P. Harris, Curriculum Leader: PE, writes: On Friday 8th September, Stanborough PE department held its second Sports Fayre. After the huge success of last year’s Fayre and performances of the sports teams throughout the year, the PE department and team captains wanted to hit the ground running with this year’s teams and practices. In […]

Stanborough Students Win at the Welwyn Photographic Competition

Ms A. Barnard, Subject Leader: Art, writes: As Welwyn Garden City celebrates its 100th birthday in 2020, Stanborough School got involved in the first event of the Centenary Celebrations. Back in the Spring term of 2017, we launched a photography competition set by the WGC Photographic Club and the Welwyn Garden City Centenary to encourage […]

Italy Food Tour 2017

Miss C Burnham, Curriculum Leader Design and Technology, writes: Very early (and by early we mean 4am) on Sunday 16th of July, 40 students and four staff met at Luton airport ready for the enrichment Food Tour to Italy. After months of excitement and anticipation, we were finally there. Arriving at Naples airport, we headed […]

Talent Show

Chloe Dinnage, Head of School , writes:  On Friday 14th July, Stanborough saw seven acts from Years 7-9 take the stage and perform in the Talent Show. This event was organised and hosted by the Year 8 Leadership Academy, with the support of myself. Everyone took on different roles, from our judges (Callum Kirwan, Kian Burley, […]

Theatre Club – Trip to see Matilda

Miss R. Keeler, writes: On the 29th June, Stanborough Theatre Club went to see Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre in London’s West End. The award winning musical of Roald Dahl’s much loved book was adapted by Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly, alongside The Royal Shakespeare Company. It tells the tale of an extraordinary girl who […]

Battle of the Bands

Mr R. Crann, Music, writes:  On Friday 23rd June, two bands from Stanborough entered the Welwyn and Hatfield Consortium Schools Battle of the Bands competition. After each school held their own auditions, the best seven bands from across the schools were put forward to the final at Breaks Manor Youth Club. From Stanborough School, we […]