Entries by Clare Pomfrey

GCSE Success

After many weeks of waiting, Stanborough students were finally able to collect their GCSE and BTEC exam results on Thursday morning. Merry John, Headteacher commented: “It has been a pleasure to work with the Year 11 students in my first year of headship. I have been impressed as they have demonstrated dedication, commitment and resilience […]

Summer Concert 2019

  Mr Craig, Teacher of Music, writes: On Thursday July 4th we held the Summer Concert, the final performance opportunity for the year, as well as marking a farewell to members of Year 13.  We opened with the 1812 Overture, where Mrs Jackson imitated a canon with ferocity, performed by the Concert Orchestra, who led […]

Sports Day 2019 Information for Parents

Stanborough Sports Days are on Tuesday 9th July and Wednesday 10th July. Tuesday 9th July: Years 7 and 9 come to school in PE kit. (They will need equipment and books for normal lessons in case of bad weather.) They will have Sports Day periods 1, 2, 3 and 4. Period 5 is normal lessons. […]

District Athletics 2019

Mr Harris, Joint Curriculum  Leader: PE, writes: After a long summer of athletics in some indifferent weather, Stanborough’s athletes took part in the annual District Athletics Championships at Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead. Stanborough competed against all 12 schools from the district which includes very talented athletes from all girls’, private and selective schools such Dame […]

Medical Mavericks

Ms Jolly, Teacher of Science, writes: On Friday 28th June, we welcomed Medical Mavericks to Stanborough School for the first time. Newly qualified medic, Ollie, and student doctor, Eashan, first introduced our students from Years 7, 8 and 9 to some of the 350 different careers available in the NHS, including paramedics, physiotherapists and phlebotomists.  […]

Armed Forces Day – Fly the Flag

Mrs Wallis, HLTA and Deputy Year Leader: Y10 writes: To show support for our military community both serving and retired, at home and aboard, the Council organised a Flag Raising ceremony and Stanborough School were lucky enough to be invited to attend with a small number of students. The Mayor raised the Armed Forces Day […]

A Visit from Quantum Theatre

Miss Wolff, Primary Liaison for English, writes: On the 19th of June, all Year 7 students had the opportunity to watch Quantum Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Year 7s have been reading this text in their English lessons, and this performance gave students the opportunity to better understand Shakespeare’s language and […]