Entries by Clare Pomfrey

STEM – Multiple Maths Challenges

Mrs K. Coldwell, KS5 and G&T Leader, Maths, writes:  Last week saw Stanborough competing in two different team maths challenges and achieving success in both. On Tuesday, the County Year 7 Team Maths Challenge was held here at Stanborough with a total of 10 teams from other schools competing alongside the two Stanborough teams. Amy […]

500 Word Short Stories

Mrs E. Daplyn, Assistant Headteacher, writes: Many of you will have heard of the 500 word short story competition run by the BBC. This is a competition designed to encourage young students to put their creativity and writing skills to the test by writing an engaging and creative story in 500 words or less. We […]

Technology and Art Workshop with Handside Partnership

Miss A. Barnard, Subject Leader: Art, writes; On Monday 11th March, Stanborough School hosted its annual Technology/Art day for Lakeside and Applecroft students. Coordinated by Mel Busby as part of the Handside Partnership and led by Howard Bell, students hand made a wonderful pot planter using wooden materials. Supported by a number of our sixth […]

World Book Day – Thursday 7th March 2019

Mr D. Bishop, KS3 Leader: English, writes: To mark World Book Day, Year 7 were given the task of matching famous literary pairs with different teachers wearing a character label. The competition created a real buzz around school, with a crowd of pupils even clamouring outside the staff room at lunchtime, begging teachers to come […]

Year 8 Creative Careers Trip

Miss A. Barnard, Subject Leader: Art, writes: On Tuesday the 26th February, Year 8 students took a creative careers trip to Leavesden studios to visit The Making of Harry Potter. The students were also able to attend a private workshop looking at the endless possibilities within the creative industry and in particular, the character behind […]

We’re off to see the Wizard! Dance Production 2019

Miss F. Smith, Subject Leader; Dance, writes: On Monday 4th March, our Dance students performed in this year’s Dance Production ‘We’re off to see the Wizard’. This year’s show included featured roles from the story of the Wizard of Oz and the whole production had a narrative thread throughout. Dorothy was danced by Ruth Morgan […]

F1 in Schools

  Mrs M. Ridgeon,  Y10 Leader writes: On Friday 15th February, the last day of half term, Mr Green and I took nine students from Y10 to the 2019 UK Regional Finals for F1 in Schools UK competition.  The event was held in Orpington and run from 8.30am till 4.30pm.  The students, led by myself […]