Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Duke of Edinburgh Update

Mrs G. Elliott, DofE Co-ordinator, writes: Gold Year 12/Y13 Group On the 26th March, two Gold Groups went to the Peak District to complete the Practice Gold Expedition. They completed two days of training followed by a three day expedition. It has taken the Group a lot of time to prepare the expedition and finalise […]

Ski Trip Aosta Italy 2018

Mr C. Minion, Ski Trip Organiser, writes: On Saturday 31st March, 23 students and four staff waved goodbye to parents and left for Aosta, Italy. After a smooth crossing and coach journey we arrived in lovely sunshine, and after a quick ski and boot fit took a little trip into the old historic town of […]

House Music Review 2018

  Mr C. Minion, House System Leader, writes: This year around 120 students took part in the annual House Music Competition,  competing for the Dominic Caswell Trophy. As in previous years, the Houses have to perform three pieces. The Choral Piece – a piece where houses can display their vocal and harmony prowess to the […]

Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge Success

Mrs  E. Ahmad, Student Career and Enterprise Leader, writes:  Success for some may mean making lots of money, or winning an award but for this year’s Dragons’ Apprentice challenge success was much more than this. The Dragons’ Apprentice challenge aim was to raise money for their allocated charity (Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline) through the guidance […]

Stepping into Work

Mrs  E. Ahmad, Student Career and Enterprise Leader, writes:  On Monday 19th March 2018, Year 10 students embarked on their one week work experience placement. Work experience provides students with a first-hand experience of what is needed to do well in a job and time outside the classroom allows students to learn about a particular […]

Sports Report 21st – 28th March 2018

21st -28th March 2018 Mr P. Harris, Curriculum Leader: PE, writes: Boys Football Year 9 District Final Stanborough 3 – 2 Dame Alice Owens (Vullo x2, Rodriguez) STANBOROUGH ARE DISTRICT CHAMPIONS!   Year 11 District Final Stanborough 0 – 3 Hertswood Stanborough Year 9s were crowned District Champions on Tuesday after a thrilling 3-2 over […]

Virtual Reality, Reaction Training, Stress Balls and more……

Mrs E. Ahmad, Student Career and Enterprise Leader, writes:  Setting the scene for the ‘Crucial Crew’ event was Steve Folland, Video & Audio Content Writer, Presenter and Editor. Steve started off the event with a motivational speech on gaining experience and the importance of gaining new skills which encouraged our students to enter the two […]

Fun, Learning and Freebies at the Big Bang Fair

Miss R. Hooper, Curriculum Leader: Science, writes: On Wednesday 14th March, over 70 Year 8s and 9s went to the NEC in Birmingham to the Big Bang Fair. The Big Bang Fair is a huge celebration of STEM subjects that happens every year. The students enjoyed hands-on activities,  workshops, careers activities and shows. The students […]

Sports Report 7th – 21st March 2018

7th – 21st March 2018 Mr P. Harris, Curriculum Leader: PE, writes: Indoor Athletics Stanborough’s Year 8 boys won the District Indoor Athletics competition and qualified for the county finals day. Matched up against other schools in the local district, the competition, which is hosted by Sir Frederic Osborn, is the curtain raiser for the […]