Entries by Clare Pomfrey

Fond Farewell to Mr Brown

After 15 successful years at the school we say goodbye at the end of the year to Mr Brown, our Headteacher. Mr Brown joined the school in September 2003 and since that time has led a number of significant developments at the school. These have included the school becoming a Specialist Mathematics & Computing School […]

School Charity Round-up 2018 for Young Minds

Mr T. Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher, writes: Another busy year raising money and another great fundraising effort from all the students involved. This year we were raising money for Young Minds, a charity who run a variety of programmes and schemes to support a number of mental health issues in young people. We started the year […]

Welwyn Garden City Photography Competition – Prize Giving Ceremony

Miss A. Barnard, Subject Leader: Art, writes: Welwyn Garden City celebrates its 100th birthday in 2020 and the Schools photography competitions in 2017 and 2018 have been the first events of the centenary celebrations to take place. With a new and exciting theme set each year the competition will continue up until 2020. With over […]

Summer Music Concert 2018

Mrs E. Jackson, Subject Leader: Music, writes: Thursday 5th July saw this year’s Summer Concert, with around 60 students and staff performing. As with every concert there was a wide array of talent on show from across the school, from Chloe Green 8A singing ‘Tightrope’ from The Greatest Showman, to the choir performances of ‘I’ve got Rhythm’ by […]

Duke of Edinburgh News Update

Y12-13-Gold Group  We are very proud that 13 of our Gold group have completed their Qualifying Gold expedition successfully. They have walked through the Brecon Beacons in some difficult conditions with hot weather and extreme challenges of the difficult terrains and the heavy rucksacks. They worked as a group to face all the elements thrown […]

Sports Report 28th June – 5th July

Sports Report 28th June – 5th July Athletics – Mid Herts District Athletics Championships Months of preparation in the county athletics league had been all focused towards the main event in the athletics season. In the District Championships, 12 schools from the district take part in 11 athletic events across all year groups. This year […]

University of Hertfordshire Robots Land in Local Schools

Mr S. Benzid, Curriculum Leader: IT & Computing, writes: To celebrate UK Robotics Week 2018 (25th-29th June) researchers from the University of Hertfordshire’s Adaptive Systems Research Group gave Stanborough school students the chance to experiment first-hand with an interactive robot.  The Robot involved in the hands-on sessions was Pepper, a humanoid robot designed to be a […]

DofE Event to meet a Prince!

Mr T. Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher, writes: On Tuesday 26th June, a group of Year 10 and 12 students attended an event at the University of Hertfordshire that was visited by Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex.  The event involved a number of schools and youth organisations that take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Each school show cased […]