Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Easter Cheer at Stanborough

On Tuesday 21st March, Stanborough welcomed pupils from Applecroft and Lakeside schools, as well as residents from St Andrew’s and Elizabeth House care homes to our annual ‘Easter Cheer’ event. Guests were welcomed with refreshments and warm, freshly buttered hot cross buns and settled down to listen to a selection of music from each school. […]

The Biology Olympiad 2017

Mr J Laleye, Subject Leader: Biology, writes: On the 25th of January 2017, our Year 13 Biology students took part in the National Biology Olympiad, organised and run by the Royal Society of Biology. The students sat two tough one and a half hour exams, where they were tested on Biology topics covering subject material […]

UK National Robotics CHAMPIONS 2017

Last weekend saw our robotics team ‘Shark Robotics’ compete in the season finale, the UK National Championships. The competition was made up of 40 teams from around the UK, mainly winners from the 18 regional events and winners of the Excellence awards throughout the season. The Stanborough team had won two regional events in the […]

Apprenticeship Bus

Mrs J Adams, Life Skills Leader/Careers, writes:  As part of National Careers week, the Apprenticeship Bus took pride of place in the school playground last Wednesday morning, despite the wind and rain. Oaklands College brought their interactive double decker bus to the school to promote Apprenticeships to Year 11 students and Sixth Form. The bus […]

Applecroft Primary School and the MFL Faculty Unite!

Miss R. Siddiqui, Curriculum Leader: Modern Foreign Languages, writes: For several years now we have been carrying out outreach work at Applecroft, imparting our passion for languages by teaching the Year 6 and Year 5 students. So as part of Applecroft’s Languages week, it made complete sense for Stanborough to get fully involved and share […]

Malice in Wonderland

Miss F. Smith, Subject Leader: Dance, writes: On Friday 10th March, our dance students performed in this year’s dance production, ‘Malice in Wonderland’. Unlike previous dance shows, we decided to have principal dancers who played characters from the story of Alice in Wonderland and that the whole production would have the narrative suggested throughout. Alice […]

Sports Report 16

7th – 14th March Spring Evening of Dance Huge congratulations to all students and staff who took part in ‘Malice in Wonderland’! It was a fantastic performance and reflected all of the hard work that students and Miss Smith put in. Well done, you did Stanborough proud. Year 8 Boys football Stanborough’s Year 8 team […]

Sports Report 15

1st March – 8th March 2017 Mr P. Harris, Curriculum Leader: PE, writes: Girls Cheerleading There was some individual success for Abbie Collison in Year 7 who came 1st and 2nd in her national cheerleading competition at the weekend. It was held at the Copper Box Arena in the Olympic Park. Abby, who competes for […]

Iceland Trip 2017

    Bethan Makowski (9S) and Thomas Miles (9S) write: On Thursday 23rd of February, 12 students and two staff got up very early to be at the airport for 5.30am to embark on a trip to Iceland. After going through security, priorities differed with the girls running off for perfume and make-up whilst the […]