Entries by Clare Pomfrey

A Trip to France

Kelsey Couling 8K and Phoebe Gordon 8S, write:  At 6:30am we all arrived at school. We had our bags packed and we were ready to leave, boarding two coaches. We arrived in Dover two and half hours late but the view of the sea was AMAZING, especially if you went to the top deck of […]

Sports Report 21

16th  – 23rd May 2017 Athletics Stanborough athletics squad produced some fantastic performances at their county league fixture this week. The event took place at Gosling Stadium on a sunny evening. The fixture was a strong event with St Columba, Loreto, Nicholas Breakspear and Freman College all in attendance. The boys squads were virtually at […]

Dinner Winner!

Mr T. Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher, writes: We are very pleased and proud to announce that our catering team, led by Glen Moore, was awarded the ‘Secondary School Catering Team of the Year (over 900 students category)’ at the recent Hertfordshire Catering Limited Awards 2017. Glen and his team had been nominated alongside many other secondary […]

Dance Showcase

  Miss F. Smith, Subject Leader: Dance, writes:   Congratulations to all the dancers who took part in this year’s Dance Showcase. The event celebrated the talents of a wide variety of Stanborough students, including dance club pupils and BTEC classes. The performances included different genres of dance, such as Jazz numbers, Contemporary and Urban styles. […]

Sports Report 20

9th – 16th May 2017 Athletics After a tough first week in the County League, Stanborough athletics squad travelled to Ware on Wednesday night. It was another hard fixture with St Georges being added to the group alongside St Albans Boys and Girls school, Goffs and Broxbourne. However, as always, the teams performed really well. […]

House System – September 2017

Mrs J. Vlijter, Assistant Headteacher, 14-19, writes,   Next year will see our Year 7 increase by an extra tutor group.  This clearly has implications for our strong 6-House system. As a result of discussion, including student discussion at Year and School Council level, we have arrived at the following solution: Two Year 7 Tutor Groups […]

England Football Star!

Georgie in 9H was selected to play for the England Women’s U15 team and during the Easter holidays, she went with the team to compete in Belgium. Georgie presented Mr Brown with an England shirt which will go on display in the school. This was an amazing experience and we are all very proud of her […]

PGL Liddington Trip Year 7

Mrs A .Wrangles, Year 7 Deputy Year Leader (7 Knebworth Tutor), writes:  On Friday 5th May, Year 7 students travelled to Wiltshire for a four day action packed weekend at PGL Liddington.  After an early start, we arrived in time for lunch and a quick break before heading off on activities.  Some students headed off […]

Sports Report 19

2nd – 9th May Athletics After a successful start to the senior District Athletics competition, the PE department turned their attention to the County League, looking to build on the success of last year’s results at under 14 and under 16 Level. The first competition of the season was a tough event; Stanborough were joined […]

Year 13 Sports Leaders Level 3 plan, organise and deliver a festival for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties

Mrs C. Wiper, School Sports Co-ordinator, writes;  The Sports Leaders in Year 13 have to organise an event as part of their Level 3 course. They were charged with planning a festival for children with severe learning difficulties – not an easy task as these children are all in wheelchairs and have very limited movement […]